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Inyo National Forest Prepares For Winter But Still Remains Active Fall Recreation Area

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn Inyo NF Campground updates, Road updates and visitor center updates below for some of the regions favorite recreational visits. Sierra Rec Magazine, October 12, 2017 – As fall color explodes on the  Eastern Sierra Range. The team in Inyo National forest are busy preparing for a long fun winter. But the fall recreation season is full of opportunity so they are sending out updates to help you find available rec areas while you explore the Eastern Sierra this fall.  Campground updates, Road updates and visitor center updates below for some of the regions favorite...

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The Reds Meadow Road and Devils Postpile National Monument to Open Friday July 21

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn The Inyo National Forest and Devils Postpile National Monument announce that the Reds Meadow Valley Road will open on Friday, July 21 at 8:00 am. Sierra Rec Magazine – Sierra Access Updates- July 20, 2017 – The Road to Devils Postpile, Rainbow Falls and Reds Meadow will open Friday, July 21, at 8:am to the public. This road received storm damage after the substantial snowpack from this winter and the subsequent melt-off and flooding. The forest’s Engineering Crew rebuilt a segment of the road that was structurally compromised and unstable. They placed layers of compacted...

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The Reds Meadow and Devils Postpile Road Remain Closed To Vehicles, Bicyclists, and Pedestrians

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn The Reds Meadow Road Remains Closed No estimated date for opening   Sierra Rec Magazine- National Monument Updates – June 27, 2017 – Forest engineers are assessing storm damage to the Reds Meadow and Devils Postpile Road and there is no estimated opening date for the road at this time. Crews have only recently been able to get into the Reds Meadow Valley after plowing operations were completed. The Reds Meadow and Devils Postpile Road remain closed to vehicles, bicyclists, and pedestrians, and work is in progress to make necessary repairs. This road, which accesses...

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Devils Postpile Campground May Not Open In 2017

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn 2017 Winter May Cause Delay or Even Closure to Sierra National Monument Camping This Summer Devils Postpile National Monument, Mammoth Ca , January 31, 2017 – Due to potential flooding and heavy snowload, the 20 site Devils Postpile Campground may be closed for the 2017 summer season.  With over 20 feet of snow in January alone in Mammoth Ca and more snow scheduled for this week possibilities of limited access  or delayed access to the Devils Postpile National Monument area can be expected. As more information becomes available, status will be updated on the...

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Reds Meadow Valley Road Re-opening This Afternoon Into Devils Postpile Monument

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn Mammoth Ca, Oct 21,2016 – The Reds Meadow Valley Road is re-opening this afternoon after mudslides closed the road last weekend. Visitors to the Reds Meadow Valley and Devils Postpile National Monument should take care as there may be debris and rock on the road. As a reminder, there is no overnight parking or camping in the Reds Meadow Valley after October 15th. There is no potable water in the valley and vault toilets only are available at Devils Postpile National Monument and at Agnew Meadows as the park and the forest prepare for the winter season. The Reds Meadow area is a popular recreation destination for visitors and locals alike and provides access to the Devils Postpile National Monument, trailheads that access the John Muir Trail and destinations such as Agnew Meadow, Thousand Island Lakes, Rainbow Falls, and the Minarets. Fishing, camping, horseback riding, and the Reds Meadow Resort are also popular with visitors. Visitors should expect delays along the road while crews complete necessary culvert clearing and hazard tree removal. Visitors should also plan that the road may close with significant rain or snow. Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook...

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Devils Postpile National Monument Celebrates the National Park Service Centennial

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service with Devils Postpile National Monument! View from the top of the Devils Postpile formation Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service with Devils Postpile National Monument! Five years after celebrating the centennial of the designation of Devils Postpile National Monument, we are celebrating another historic milestone! This summer, Devils Postpile National Monument is joining over 400 national park units from across the country to celebrate sharing America’s special places and stories for 100 years. At Devils Postpile, these stories can be found in...

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15′ in review – 16 Great Adventure Trips into the Sierra

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn Our Top Adventure Locations Visited in the Sierra in 2015 Sierra Mountains 2015 –  What a great year of exploring in the Sierra. The Low 2015 snow pack gave us access to greater areas earlier and Sierra REC had a blast exploring new areas and sharing our adventures.  As we sit and look into 2016 and the various places we look forward to seeing for the first time, here is an end of the year review of the top 16 places we explored in 2015! 1) Lake Tahoe and the Tahoe Rim Trail  ...

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Labor Day Weekend in the Sierra

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn Recreation overload happening in the Sierra Labor Day Weekend. Sierra Mountains – Labor Day Weekend, for some it is a time to relax and settle into the new fall season, high school football games, church schedules, last minute schools supplies shopping etc… But for others it is a huge three day weekend of recreation and adventure.  In the Sierra, this holiday weekend is a full throttle adventure  that gives us so many choices, that the only challenge is deciding what to do. A Quick overview of what is happening at surface level on this...

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