Tentative Opening Date Announced
A tentative opening date of May 25, 2013 has been announced for Devils Postpile and Reds Meadow Valley. Campgrounds will not be open until mid-late June. Limited visitor services will be available. This is condition dependent and subject to change. More »
Devils Postpile Sets 37-Foot Vehicle Length Restriction on the Devils Postpile Access Road
Devils Postpile has a limit of 37 feet for vehicles on the monument road. This may change during weather events, construction activities, vehicle congestion, or for safety reasons. Call or email for more information. More »
Reds Meadow/Devils Postpile Shuttle Information
WHO HAS TO RIDE THE BUS?
The easy answer here is almost everyone. The shuttle system reduces congestion on park and forest roads, protects sensitive resources from damage due to illegal parking, and reduces vehicle emissions. In 2009, visitors who rode the bus saved 437,799 miles of vehicle emissions. See below for exceptions to the shuttle bus.
2013 SHUTTLE BUS INFORMATION
The last day for the 2012 shuttle bus was Wednesday September 5. This will be updated as soon as the 2013 shuttle bus start date is announced. Stay tuned.
SHUTTLE BUS TICKETS
Shuttle bus tickets are $7.00 for adults, $4.00 for children over the age of 3, and children under 3 are free. Tickets may be purchased at the Mammoth Mountain Adventure Center. Tickets are usually purchased the day of, but may be purchased in advanced in special circumstances. Contact Eastern Sierra Transit Authority for more information.
SHUTTLE BUS PARKING
Parking for the Reds Meadow/Devils Postpile Shuttle is near the Mammoth Mountain Main Lodge and along the roadside downhill from the Main Lodge and the Adventure Center. On busy weekends and on holidays, parking lots are crowded and visitors may have to walk along the roadway to get to the Adventure Center. Please be careful of traffic on the roadway. View a map of the Adventure Center and parking areas.
SHUTTLE BUS SCHEDULE
From the Village at Mammoth Lakes
Reds Meadow/Devils Postpile Shuttles will transport visitors from the Village at 7:00 a.m., 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. then again after 4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.
From the base of the mountain (Mammoth Mountain Adventure Center)
EXCEPTIONS TO THE SHUTTLE BUS
Did You Know?
The 1992 Rainbow Fire, which was sparked by a lightning strike, burned 82% of Devils Postpile National Monument.