Unfortunately, we have made the difficult decision to suspend all summer programming. This includes camps, lessons, leagues and tournaments. For more information, please visit our website. We appreciate your understanding and support during these challenging times.
We are working hard to come up with some virtual recreation opportunities, so stay tuned! And in the meantime, make sure to check out the QUARANTIVITY OF THE DAY on our Mammoth Parks N. Rec Facebook page.
Help the Mammoth Lakes Tourism Covid 19 Food Bank
The food bank is seeking donations. Support the local food bank! Donations can be taken online here.
Donate and/or Volunteer for the Mammoth Lakes PPE Drive
Collecting bootie covers, masks and more to distribute to help keep our community and medical employees safe. Donations and distributions taken Monday, Wednesday or Friday from 10am to 2pm at the Mountain Center at The Village on Canyon Blvd in Mammoth Lakes. Donate or sign up for a volunteer shift!
Quarantivity of the DayCheck out our Facebook page Mammoth Parks N Rec for a daily QUARANTIVITY! Online activities for all ages. Posting new activities daily. #quarantivityoftheday
Mono County Virtual PeapodSocialize with other families in Mono County online each Monday and Friday at 10:00 am with Mono Kids Virtual Peapods.
Virtual Story Hour is Expanding! Join Mammoth Lakes library for a virtual story hour each weekday at 10:30 am in English, 1st and 3rd Saturdays at 1:30 am and Monday and Friday at 3:00 pm in Spanish via the Mammoth Lakes Library Facebook Page. Mammoth Library also has a resource page to cure those cabin fever blues.
Stay Connected! Stay Connected with Mono County Behavior Health hosting live events Monday-Friday at 10:30 am in English and 1:00 pm in Spanish on the Mono County Behavior Health Facebook Page . Info on current services, meditation techniques, art projects and more!
Community HowlStay connected with the community through the Community Howl occurring each evening at 8:00 p.m. and the #StayHomeMono campaign. We are in this together!
Trivia TuesdayLive Trivia every Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. courtesy of Mammoth Brewing Company, check out their Mammoth Brewing Company Facebook Page for more info.
We encourage you to visit Mono County Health Department's Covid 19 Website for information and guidance on COVID-19 here in Mono County.
A virtual community meeting will be held tonight, Thursday, April 20 at 5:30 p.m. Followed by a community meeting in Spanish at 6:30 pm. More information here.
ALL TOWN OF MAMMOTH LAKES PARKS, PLAYGROUNDS, SKATEPARKS AND FACILITIES ARE CLOSED, EXCEPT FOR WHITMORE RECREATION AREA. Please adhere to social distancing recommendations as directed by the CDC, including keeping at least a 6 ft distance between yourself and others, and avoiding gathering in groups. Please visit our website for updated information.
All Town of Mammoth Lakes Multi-Use Paths (MUPs) in the downtown and Old Mammoth areas are OPEN. The Lakes Basin MUPs are CLOSED to the Lake Mary Road tunnel. For trail information, please visit the Mammoth Lakes Trails System website.
has CLOSED all playgrounds, skateparks and public restrooms until further notice. The parks themselves are not 'restricted' but the amenities listed above are CLOSED at the following locations:Benton Park, Chalfont Park, Crowley Park, Crowley Skate Park, Gull Lake Park, Guss Hess Park, Mono Lake Park, Bridgeport Park, Bridgeport Marina and Walker Park. Multiple roads that access tourist attractions in the Mono County area have also been CLOSED. These include the roads leading to Travertine Hot Springs, Buckeye Hot Springs, Whitmore Hot Springs and Bodie State Park.Inyo County
has the following BLM and LADWP closures in place - the Owens Rive Gorge, including Control Gorge; Middle and Upper Gorge parking areas; Happy Boulders and Sad Boulders trails and parking areas; the Long Valley Hot Springs; and the Alabama National Scenic Area. Land management agencies are actively patrolling these areas, and violations of closures could result in a fine.The Inyo National Forest has CLOSED developed recreational sites and campgrounds throughout California through April 30, 2020.
This includes Shady Rest Park, under permit from Inyo National Forest, and following campgrounds within the Mammoth Ranger District: Upper Soda Springs, Pumice Flat, Pumice Flat Group, Reds Meadow, Agnew Meadows Horse, Agnew Meadows Group, Agnew Meadows Family, Minaret Falls, Old Shady Rest, New Shady Rest, Pine Glen Family/Group, Sherwin Creek, Twin Lakes, Lake Mary, Lake George, Pine City, Coldwater, Convict Lake, Crowley (BLM), Brown's Owens River (private) and Mammoth Mountain RV Park (private - closed to non-essential business). Dispersed camping is currently permitted in the Inyo National Forrest
, but please follow social distancing guidelines, leave no trace principles, and make good decisions regarding your health and safety. The Mammoth Welcome Center is CLOSED
, but visitor questions are being answered via phone, Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm.The Inyo Forest Supervisor is proposing to close the Lakes Basin including the access via Old Mammoth Road, the roads at Minaret Vista to Reds Meadow, and the Joaquin Ridge Road through June 30, 2020.
Public access to Reds Meadow/Devils Postpile (walking/bikes) would be prohibited. The Lakes Basin Multi-Use Path would remain OPEN. The Forest Service is requesting a letter of support for the closures from the impacted local governments.The Bureau of Land Management has temporarily CLOSED all developed campgrounds and developed recreation sites in California.
The closure will remain in effect until such time as conditions allow for safe use of recreation sites. While developed recreation sites are closed, most dispersed camping and trails remain open and available to the public.Bodie State Park
is currently closed until further notice.
The Mono County Fishing Opener has been postponed. The postponement will expire May 31, 2020.
All year-round fishing locations, including the West Walker River, the East Walker River and sections of the Upper Owens River and Hot Creek, will remain open. A reduced bag limit of 0 trout is in place and only artificial lures with barbless hooks may be used. For more information, please visit the California Department of Fish and Wildlife website
or call (916) 445-7600.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions and concerns you may have.
Stay healthy and safe.