Outdoor Recreation & COVID-19

Latest COVID-19 Updates

(December 08, 2020)
As of December 7, California’s Regional Stay at Home Order has been applied to the Eastern Sierra. Falling into the Southern California Region, both Inyo and Mono County are included.

Inyo National Forest is closing all developed campgrounds to comply with the order, and may be closing day use amenities such as restrooms due to staffing issues. Day-use winter recreation opportunities are not affected at this time.

In support of the order, Yosemite National Park is open for day use activities only from 8:00am – 5:00pm daily until further notice. The closure includes wilderness camping and overnight use along climbing routes. The gates will be locked each evening.
Yosemite National Park Information

Developed campgrounds, backcountry camping sites and lodging facilities are closed in Death Valley National Park. All regularly open park roads, trailheads and overlooks are open.
Death Valley National Park Information

Dispersed camping on public land is not affected by the regional order.
BLM Dispersed Camping
Dispersed Camping on the Inyo National Forest

Mammoth Mountain Ski Area (MMSA) is continuing operations according to public heath guidelines.
MMSA Operations Updates

Other Resources:

Eastern Sierra Recreation Closures and Information
Town of Mammoth Lakes Update
Regional Stay At Home Order
Industry Guidance for Campgrounds, RV Parks, Ski Operators, and Other Outdoor Recreation

And, please, remember to #RecreateResponsibly

About Mammoth Lakes Recreation

Formed in 2014, Mammoth Lakes Recreation’s mission is to deliver cutting edge sustainable recreation, mobility, and arts & culture opportunities and infrastructure for the benefit of the community and natural environment in the Eastern Sierra. For more information, go to www.mammothlakesrecreation.org.


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2020-12-09T15:44:18+00:00December 8th, 2020|Blog|