Lakes Basin Trolley to Operate from June 30
- Beginning TODAY Friday, June 30, Eastern Sierra Transit Authority (ESTA) will run 2 routes DAILY for the Lakes Basin Trolley between 9:00am – 5:30pm.
- Route 1: From the Village to Twin Lakes out and back. Route will run from the usual stop in The Village by the Westin stairs to the parking lot/bus shelter at Twin Lakes.
- Route 2: Route will run from just inside the gate into the Lakes Basin. Left at Pokonobe Lodge and around Lake Mary loop road returning to the gate. The gate will remain closed with NO PARKING available.
- There will be limited bike capacity with no bike trailers at this time.
- Well-behaved pets that are muzzled and leashed, or in a carrier are welcome aboard shuttles.
Tips for Visiting the Inyo National Forest this Fourth of July
- Inyo National Forest has some helpful tips for your holiday weekend to stay safe, be informed on what is open versus closed, and find out where all the fun is happening.
- Please remember, fireworks and pyrotechnics are prohibited on public lands.
- Check the weather and sign up for relevant alerts from the National Weather Service (NWS). There is both an Excessive Heat Watch and a Flood Watch in effect – NWS Reno (north zone of the forest)
- Waterways are running very high, frigid and fast. Although you might be tempted to get in the water to cool off from the excessive heat, you can still suffer from hypothermia or get swept away. Take extra care to supervise children and pets from entering any the water.
- Road Conditions: www.fs.usda.gov/goto/inyo/
- Reds Meadow Road will remain closed this weekend.
- Review the Inyo National Forest Flood Response Inciweb page for photos of road conditions.
- Campground statuses: www.fs.usda.gov/recmain/inyo/
July 4 Festivities in Mammoth Lakes
- Mammoth Lakes has an action-packed schedule of fun and family friendly events this July 4 holiday weekend and on Independence Day.
- Check out the Mammoth Lakes 4th of July Map to see where all the holiday fun is happening around Town and visit the Mammoth Lakes Tourism blog for a comprehensive list of things to do this Fourth of July.
- Enjoy many of our traditional events such as Arts on the Fourth, the Lions Club Pancake Breakfast, the Footloose Freedom Mile, the Annual Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Parade, and Pops in the Park (Shady Rest Park), compliments of Chamber Music Unbound.
Town to Host Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular at Crowley Lake
- The Town of Mammoth Lakes in partnership with Crowley Lake Fish Camp is proud to present the Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular at Crowley Lake on Tuesday, July 4, 2023.
- The Independence Day fireworks show promises to be a bright and striking display of color in the Eastern Sierra night sky. This year’s custom designed “Sky Concert” will propel over 859 shells into the Eastern Sierra sky for a mesmerizing 17 minutes beginning at approximately 9:00 p.m. (weather permitting). The show will simulcast live on KMMT 106.5 – tune in and enjoy!
- The Town would like to acknowledge L.D.C. for their generous donation of this generational community event.
- Admission to the Fourth of July Fireworks Show is $30.00 per vehicle (excludes camping), and $5.00 for walk-ins (children 12 & under are free). Celebrate Independence Day with live music before the spectacular fireworks show on the lawn from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. compliments of the “Felt Cutouts” with food and drinks available from the Pelican Grill.
Mammoth Lakes Fire Protection District Chipping Program Commences
- Do you have any tree branches or limbs you would like to have chipped to help create defensible space around your home? Sign up for MLFD’s community Chipping Program ONLINE.
- Branches must be stacked and directly accessible from the street. MLFD is unable to accept willows, manzanita, bushes or shrubs, as they can get tangled in the chipper blades and cause damage to the equipment.