Boasting a modest 21-site, first-come first-serve campground, Devil’s Postpile Monument quickly fills up on weekends and during the July-August period. It is fit with toilets and running water as well as bear-proof lockers, and is only open during the summer/fall season. We advise that you check out the B loop portion, as it is closest to the river, but the slowest times and higher likelihoods for finding a good site are during Mondays-Wednesdays. Make sure to bring those bear cans and properly seal all odors, as bears a very common in the area. But hey, what’s camping without a little company from the locals?
RV only area
RV sites
21 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Up to 6 vehicles
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Potable water available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.


Many visitors find solace in some boating trips in the Mammoth Lakes that are quite close to our beloved Postpile. Information ...Read more


There’s much more to the Postpile than just beautiful basalt columns and waterfalls, as visitors can scoot on over to the San J...Read more


Now we get to the juicy part of the geological wonder-centered park that is Devil’s Postpile Monument: the hikes. Approximately...Read more

Horseback riding

Sticking with Sierra-esque roots of equestrian exploration, horseback riding is a common activity enjoyed among many guests to ...Read more


This monument isn’t just looks, as climbing is a readily available option for all who visit and want to experience a more aeria...Read more


Swimming is a great option to cool off after the 2.5 mile hike down to Rainbow Falls. You can enjoy the thundering power of the...Read more

Wildlife watching

Bust out those binoculars and focus in on some of the 115 species that populate Devil’s Postpile National Monument. Ranging fro...Read more

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Devils Postpile National Monument
United States
Phone Number
(760) 934-2289
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37.625° N, 119.085° W
RV / Trailer: 21 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)