Yosemite, Lassen Volcanic, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Will Offer Five Free Entrance Days in 2019 Sierra Rec Magazine – News Release NPS – WASHINGTON – The National Park Service will waive all entrance fees on five days in 2019, giving visitors and locals an additional FEE Free opportunity to come and explore the Sierra National Parks we all love and celebrate. These Fee Free days can be quite busy days to explore the National Parks but if the gate fee is your barrier for going, then take these opportunities to celebrate special moments in the parks. Yosemite, Sequoia, Kings...Read More
Category: Devils Postpile
Devils Postpile National Monument
Established in 1911 by presidential proclamation, Devils Postpile National Monument protects and preserves the Devils Postpile formation, the 101-foot high Rainbow Falls, and pristine mountain scenery. The formation is a rare sight in the geologic world and ranks as one of the world's finest examples of columnar basalt. Its columns tower 60 feet high and display an unusual symmetry.
Home also to Access point sin Ansel Adams Wilderness, John Muir Wilderness and Rainbow Falls. Devils Postpile is a summer favorite for PCT hikers, and Visitors from around the world visiting Mammoth Lakes region. Access is seasonal with bus access only available during summer season after snow is cleared.
Starting October 15, there is no overnight parking in the Reds Meadow Valley Sierra Rec Magazine – Mammoth Ca, October 10, 2019- The Inyo National Forest and Devils Postpile National Monument are planning for winter on the Reds Meadow Road. The road will close at the Minaret Vista for the season on Sunday, October 27 at sunset. The Devils Postpile Ranger station is open 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Friday through Monday and will close for the season at 1:00 pm on Monday, October 14. Two Inyo National Forest campgrounds are still open in the valley, Pumice Flat and Reds...Read More
BISHOP, Calif., September 18, 2019— The Inyo National Forest is releasing their final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the revised land management plan, under the provisions of the 2012 planning rule. This Final EIS will be published in the Federal Register on Friday, September 20 for a 30-day review period. The 2019 land management plan will be available for reference on the forest website by September 20. The Record of Decision, which approves the final plan, can be signed at the end of the review period. The approved plan will provide guidance for managing 2 million acres of the forest’s...Read More
Fire Resources Respond to Jordan Fire In Golden Trout Wilderness UPDATE: The Jordan Fire, located in the Golden Trout Wilderness near Jordan Hot Springs, was detected yesterday afternoon. The fire is approximately 150 acres and burning in the 2002 McNally fire footprint. At this time the fire appears to be caused by lightning that was in the area over the last week. This is a full suppression fire response. The priorities are firefighter safety, protection of one private in holding located at Soda Flat, and protecting wilderness characteristics in the Golden Trout Wilderness. Being in the old fire scar...Read More
Snowboarding Receives a Jolting Revival on a One-of-a-Kind Course Designed by Masterminds Ben Ferguson and Mark McMorris MAMMOTH LAKES, CA – (May 16, 2019) – The world’s best snowboarders united this week for Red Bull Recharged, a team-based content battle during May 14-17 at Mammoth Mountain. Like anything that evolves, stagnancy stalls progression. There is a constant need for change, be it in our culture or ideology, in order to progress and move forward. As it relates to modern day snowboarding, some would say that exists in the form of standardized contests that don’t give riders a voice. Enter...Read More
On April 11, 1958, U.S. Forest Service Chief Richard McArdle designated 27,000 acres of the Inyo National Forest as the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, with a section named the Edmund Schulman Memorial Grove. Photo of McArdle signing the order alongside Melville Bell Grosvenor. By Janine Sprout – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,...Read More
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