Columns of the Giants

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed
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An easy ¼ mile walk to unusual geologic formations with spectacular views of basalt columns. Beautifully improved accessible trails. We invite everyone to enjoy this unique geological formation and its interesting interpritive trail.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Summit Ranger District (HWY 108) Trail is CLOSED due to Donnell Fire
Operational Hours: Trailhead is temporarily closed due to the Donnell Fire.  Trailhead may reopen this season depending on fire condition.  Please check back once highway 108 has reopened.
Water: No Water
Restroom: Vault

General Information

Directions: Next to Pigeon Flat Campground 24 miles east of Pinecrest on Highway 108.

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  Area/Length : 
.25 mile

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  Elevation : 
5,945 feet


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