Explore Outdoors: Why this natural wonder with devilish name was almost blown up

Amid an epic season of heavy snowfall amounts for Sierra ski resorts, there is a natural wonder with a devilish name, formed nearly 100,000 years ago — that at one time was almost blasted into pieces. That is until a U.S. President stepped in to declare this visual wonder a national monument in order to protect it for future generations to enjoy. To learn more about the unique history surrounding Devils Postpile National Monument , click on the video above. Keep in mind that during winter Reds Meadow Valley Road to the park is closed for the winter. But now might make for a perfect time to begin planning for a warmer weather, summer adventure to this unique land formation.