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Distance

5 miles

Trail Type

Out & Back

Trail Difficulty

Moderate

Δ Elevation (FT)

~500 (+)

USGS Quad Map(s):  Devils Postpile National Monument Topo Map

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Rainbow Falls Trail (DPNM)

California

  • Rainbow Falls in Devils Pilepost National Monument, California.
  • Rainbow Falls in Devils Pilepost National Monument, California.
  • Rainbow Falls reflection in Devils Pilepost National Monument, California.

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Notes

Rainbow Falls in Devil's Pilepost National Monument is a popular hike for good reason. It's a relatively easy hike when compared to most high Sierra treks. The trail does not gain too much over elevation, making it suitable for children, though it's 5 miles round trip length may be a concern. This hike can be very hot in the summer time so make sure to bring plenty of water and sunscreen. There is camping available in Devil's Pilepost National Monument.

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Contact: Devils Postpile National Monument P.O. Box 3999 Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

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