FAQs for COVID-19 Recreation & Activities

Nov 10, 2021

If you plan to visit Mammoth Lakes, staying informed about the current state of COVID-19 risks and travel restrictions is important for keeping yourself and our community safe. Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions about recreation and safety protocols for COVID-19 in Mammoth Lakes and the surrounding areas.

Is Mammoth Lakes open?

Yes, Mammoth Lakes is open to visitors. Local businesses are working hard to keep guests and staff safe by following local COVID-19 safety precautions and mask-wearing guidelines.

Am I required to wear a mask in Mammoth Lakes?

As of August 6, masks are required in all indoor public spaces in Mammoth Lakes.

Is Mammoth Mountain open?

Skiing at Mammoth Mountain is open for the season with access to Main Lodge. Staff is working hard to plan for winter and keep guests safe on the mountain with COVID-19 safety protocols. Learn more about the health and safety precautions the mountain is taking to keep guests and staff safe.

What activities are open in Mammoth Lakes?

Most outdoor and indoor activities in Mammoth Lakes are open as conditions permit. Contact any open activities for information about safety precautions and new systems in place to keep guests safe.

Are hotels and other lodging rentals open?

Lodging is open to leisure travel. Properties and their guests are required to follow all state and local guidelines for safer travel, including wearing masks in all indoor public spaces.

Can I rent or purchase recreation equipment at retail stores in town?

Mammoth Lakes retail stores are open for in-store purchases and rentals. Check the store’s website or contact the store directly for more information about hours of operation and available services.

Are restaurants in Mammoth Lakes open?

Most restaurants in Mammoth Lakes are open for indoor dining. Masks are required in all indoor public spaces unless you are actively eating or drinking. Outdoor dining, takeout and delivery are also available.

Are any events happening in Mammoth Lakes?

Many Mammoth Lakes events have been scheduled for this summer and fall, conditions permitting. Check the event calendar for more information.

What transportation options are available in Mammoth Lakes?

Mammoth Lakes’ free public transportation is currently operating at a limited capacity.

Meghan Miranda

Meghan has been living and playing in Mammoth Lakes since 2016. She enjoys any outdoor activities that her dogs can tag along for. See more of Meghan's adventures on her blog Meg Moves Mountains.

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