Columns of the Giants

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
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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 and parking area are OPEN for day use only. 
Operational Hours: Open for day use only. 
Open Season: May
Water: No Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Access to the site is open, but there are no services to the toilet facilities and no trash collection.  Please plan ahead and pack out trash

General Information

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

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5,945 feet


One Less Spark, One Less Wildfire

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