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Update: Lions Fire at 4,000 acres, 60 percent contained

USFS news release Lions Fire Update 7-5-18 The Lions Fire showed no growth yesterday, and continues to be 4,000 acres and 60% contained. Crews remaining on the fire are reinforcing and securing the fireline, in order to ensure that it will hold as conditions become drier and hotter throughout the summer. Higher winds are projected […]

 
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Red Meadow Valley Road to open today

News release The Inyo National Forest and Devils Postpile National Monument announce that the Reds Meadow Valley Road will open on Friday, June 15 at 5:00 pm. The road received damage in two sections of the road, where the sub-grade material under the road washed away and the road buckled. The forest’s Engineering Crew, with […]

 
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Comments sought Devils Postpile accessibility plan

NPS press release Devils Postpile National Monument Seeks Public Input on Draft Accessibility Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan The National Park Service has prepared a draft report that provides recommendations to improve the accessibility at Devils Postpile National Monument. As part of the planning process, the National Park Service is seeking public comment on the draft […]

 
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Reds Meadow Road remains closed

USFS press release Forest engineers, including a Geotechnical Specialist, completed an assessment of the storm-damaged Reds Meadow Road thursday. This road, which accesses prized destinations such as Devils Postpile National Monument, Reds Meadow, and Rainbow Falls Trailhead, has received storm damage after the substantial snowpack from this winter and the subsequent melt-off and flooding. Engineers […]

 
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Regelbrugge spells out tree salvage

Still countless numbers of trees, blown down by a fierce windstorm at the end of last November, lie on Forest Service land in Reds Meadow.  Major clean-up efforts did clear the road to Reds Meadow Valley at the end of June with repairs of some campground damage and blocked trails.  The Forest Service now stands […]

 
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Reds Meadow Valley Road opens Friday

(US Forest Service Press Release) REDS MEADOW VALLEY ROAD TO OPEN ON FRIDAY JUNE 29 Bishop, Calif., June 26, 2012 –  Barring unforeseen circumstances, the Reds Meadow Valley Road is now scheduled to open to the public on Friday, June 29, providing public access to Devils Postpile National Monument, Rainbow Falls, Reds Meadow Resort and […]

 
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Mono SAR helps Ohio hikers

On June 14, 2012, the Mono County Sheriff Search and Rescue (SAR) Team responded to a call for help of two hikers who had lost their trail. A father and his 17 year-old son from Ohio went on a day hike over Mammoth Pass to the Devils Postpile National Monument.  While returning to their vehicle at […]

 
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Reds Meadow: No projected opening

Inyo National Forest – Wind Event Blowdown Clean-up Continues in Reds Meadow Valley and Devils Postpile National Monument BISHOP, Calif., May 31, 2012 – Last November 30 a powerful windstorm tore through a number of areas of the state, and some areas were hit exceptionally hard, including the Reds Meadow Valley of the Inyo National […]

 
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Economic value of Devils Postpile

The Department of Interior has just released a report that shows the National Park System contributed more than $31 billion to local economies and supported 258,000 jobs in 2010.  Locally, the report on Devils Postpile National Monument shows a large financial and job contribution to our communities. These reports came out as part of President […]

 
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