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 website.
Within the Reds Meadow Valley, there are 128 first-come, first-served campsites. These are within the Inyo National Forest and include Reds Meadow, Minaret Falls, Pumice Flat, and Upper Soda Springs campgrounds.
The Minaret Vista Entrance Station provides campsite availability information before you enter the Reds Meadow Valley.
OTHER CAMPGROUNDS IN THE AREA
Outside of the monument, there are five Forest Service campgrounds located within Reds Meadow Valley. From north to south, these are: Upper Soda Springs, Pumice Flat, Pumice Flat Group, Minaret Falls, and Reds Meadow campgrounds. Sites in these campgrounds are $22 per site per night.
All of these campgrounds are first-come, first-served with the exception of the Pumice Flat Group.
For more information on these campgrounds, please visit the Inyo National Forest website.
To make reservations for sites at Pumice Flat Group, please visit www.recreation.gov.