Activity & Road Updates in Mammoth Lakes
Seasons are kind of a big deal in mountain towns. With the change of seasons comes the beginning of some activities and the end of others, and subsequently road closures or openings based on those activities.
Here’s the latest on activity openings and road updates in Mammoth Lakes and the surrounding area. Please note, these dates could be subject to change and are weather dependent.
Mammoth Lakes Road & Transportation Updates
Hwy. 203 to Reds Meadow (Devils Postpile & Rainbow Falls) – Closed
Hwy. 203 to Minaret Vista – Open
Mammoth Lakes Basin Roads – Open
Hwy. 120 (Tioga Pass) to Yosemite National Park – Open
Hwy. 108 (Sonora Pass) – Open
Hwy. 89 (Monitor Pass) – Open
Yosemite Area Regional Transit System (YARTS) with service to Yosemite National Park – Expected to begin service June 15
Reds Meadow Shuttle with service to Reds Meadow, Devils Postpile and Rainbow Falls – Closed
Lakes Basin Trolley with service to the Mammoth Lakes Basin – Open
For schedule information regarding Eastern Sierra Transit Authority (ESTA) seasonal routes, visit the ESTA website.
Summer Activities in Mammoth Lakes
For more information about recreation and activities related to COVID-19, visit the COVID-19 Recreation and Activities FAQ page.
Mammoth Bike Park – Open
Public bike trails are open to bikers year-round, weather permitting. Check the Mammoth Lakes Trail System website for current trail conditions. Bike rentals are available.
Trails are open to hikers year-round, weather permitting. Check the Mammoth Lakes Trail System website for current trail conditions.
Fishing season in Mono County opens on April 24.
Boating, Kayaking & Paddleboarding
Rentals are available throughout the summer. Learn more about where to rent boats, kayaks and paddle boards here.
Snowcreek Driving Range & Golf Course (9 holes) – Open
Sierra Star Golf Course (18 holes) – Open
Mammoth Lakes Pack Outfit (Mammoth Lakes Basin) – Closed
Some U.S. Forest Service campgrounds as well as privately run campgrounds in Mono County are open for the season. The Mammoth Mountain RV Park is open year-round with limited services in the winter.
Other Summer Activities
Via Ferrata – Closed for the 2020 season
Mammoth Adventure Center – Open Friday–Sunday & Holidays, 10AM–5PM with limited activities (rock climbing wall, ropes course, and junior zip line). Opens daily for all activities on June 11.
Frosty’s Mini Golf at the Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa – Open
Winter Activities in Mammoth Lakes
Skiing & Snowboarding
Mammoth Mountain lodges:
- Main Lodge – Closed
- Canyon Lodge – Closed
- Eagle Lodge – Closed
June Mountain – Closed
Mammoth Mountain backcountry skiing clinics and guided tours – Closed
Cross-Country & Nordic Skiing
Tamarack Cross Country Ski Center (Mammoth Lakes Basin) – Closed
Mammoth Mountain guided snowmobiling – Closed
Snowmobiling is available on Mammoth Lakes trails throughout the winter, snowfall permitting. Check the Mammoth Lakes Trail System website for current trail conditions.
Ice Skating, Tubing & Sledding
Woolly’s Tube Park & Snow Play – Closed
Mammoth Ice Rink – Closed
Other Winter Activities
Mammoth Mountain Scenic Gondola rides – Open; conditions permitting
Mammoth Mountain snowcat tours – Closed
Snowshoeing is available on Mammoth Lakes trails throughout the winter, snowfall permitting. Check the Mammoth Lakes Trail System website for current trail conditions.