California Camping Areas

Devils Postpile

Devils Postpile camping area, located in the state of California, offers an incredible outdoor experience for campers. The campground provides various amenities to make the stay comfortable, including picnic tables, fire rings, restrooms, and drinking water. However, it's important to note that there are no hookups for RVs. The campground does not accept reservations, and all campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The best time to visit Devils Postpile camping area is during the summer months when the weather is warm and pleasant. However, it is a popular destination, so arriving early in the day is recommended to secure a campsite. The area is known for its unique geological formation, the Devils Postpile National Monument, which consists of hexagonal columns formed by volcanic activity. This remarkable sight is worth exploring through the various hiking trails available. Additionally, nearby attractions like Rainbow Falls and the Ansel Adams Wilderness provide opportunities for further exploration and enjoyment.

While camping at Devils Postpile, it is important to be cautious of wildlife encounters. Bears are known to frequent the area, so storing food securely and following bear-safe practices is essential. It is also advised to bring insect repellent as mosquitoes can be prevalent in certain seasons. Overall, Devils Postpile camping area offers a beautiful and natural setting for campers to enjoy the stunning geological formations and surrounding wilderness. Get driving directions.


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