State of the Inyo: Mammoth Ranger District Update
Roads open: Reds Meadow Rd., Lake Basin Rd., Mammoth Scenic Loop.
Campgrounds open: Brown’s Owens River (private, closes 9/30/21), Crowley (BLM), Mammoth Mtn. RV Park, New Shady Rest (est. close 10/31), Twin Lakes (est. close 10/17).
Campground closing 9/26: Pine Glen, Coldwater.
Campgrounds closed: Old Shady, Sherwin Creek, Pine City, Lake George, Lake Mary, Reds Meadow, Agnew Meadows Family, Agnew Meadows Horse, Agnew Meadows Group Pumice Flat, Pumice Flat Group, Minaret Falls, Upper Soda.
Devils Postpile: Open. The Devils Postpile Ranger Station is closed. The Reds Meadow Shuttle is not operating for the remainder of this season. Minaret Vista is staffed seven days a week and will manage traffic issues as needed.
Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center: Open to virtual services seven days a week, 8:30 am-4:30 pm. ESIA is operating the bookstore daily, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
Capital Improvements in the Town of Mammoth Lakes
Replacement of two old bus shelters along lower Mainstreet is underway. New shelters will meet ADA standards, address electrical connections, add space for riders, and meets Town approved guidelines for transit shelters.
Work on The Parcel continues with the clearing of trees for the first phase of affordable housing.
The $2.7 million road and multi-use path (MUP) rehabilitation project has started!
New recreation disc golf tee pads/tee signs are being installed at the Shady Rest DiscGolfPark.
Expanded parking/turnaround area being paved at Shady Rest Park to assist with winter access for trailers and larger vehicles using the staging area
Weekend Activities and Events
September 22-26: Mammoth Lakes Film Festival
September 23-26: Mammoth Yoga Festival
September 24: FREE Skate Night at the Mammoth RecZone
September 24: MHS Husky Football vs. Whitehall, 7pm
September 24-25: Village Summer Jam
September 25: Mammoth High Alpine Porsche Tour