Happy 109th anniversary to Devils Postpile National Monument established back 1911! This national monument is located in the heart of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California and cover about 800 acres.
The Postpile serves as the main attraction here and is pretty cool to see in person! Current studies suggest that the Postpile was formed less than 100,000 years ago when a cooling lava flow cracked into multi-sided columns. This formation is a rare sight and towers about 60 feet high!
You can also check the 101 foot high Rainbow Falls here along with many mountain trails.
While it’s lesser known than the nearby Yosemite National Park, this national monument is definitely worth a visit!
Make sure to check for information online about it before visiting due to the current pandemic.
Happy anniversary to Devils Postpile National Monument!