Alerts & Conditions

 

Reds Meadow Valley Road

The road to Reds Meadow with access to valley destinations and Devils Postpile National Monument will open on June 17. Devils Postpile Visitor Center will not be open this year.

The mandatory shuttle operated by the Eastern Sierra Transit Authority will resume operation on July 2.
Until July 2, all visitors can drive to Devils Postpile, however, parking will be fully from mid-morning to mid-afternoon each day. The $10/car standard amenity fee applies each day.

Once it begins operation, the shuttle will runs daily from 7:30 a.m.until 7:00 p.m., with the last departure from Reds Meadow Resort at 7:00 p.m. Parking for the mandatory shuttle is located in lots A through D at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area.

 

Historic Public Opening and Closing Dates of Reds Meadow Road


Below are the dates that the Reds Meadow Road, the only road to access the monument, opened and closed each year since 2000. Note that the monument has been open to the public on Memorial Day weekend in only three of the past twenty years.

Year

Open

Close

Notes

2021 June 17 ? No shuttle service until July 2

2020

June 26

September 7

Closed early due to the Creek Fire

2019

July 4

October 27

2018

June 16

October 9

2017

July 21

October 29

2016

June 18

October 30

2015

May 22

October 26

2014

June 12

October 31

2013

May 24

October 1

Closed 10/1-16 due to shutdown.
Reopened 10/17-30

2012

June 29

October 18

2011

June 29

October 31

2010

June 24

October 12

Several storm closures prior

2009

June 6

October 20

2008

June 6

October 30

2007

May 26

October 30

2006

June 27

October 31

2005

June 29

October 17

2004

June 12

October 16

2003

June 13

October 30

2002

June 14

October 31

2001

June 7

October 30

2000

June 10

October 26

Several storm closures prior


Last updated: June 17, 2021

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