State of the Inyo
Updated 4-22-22 from USFS in Bishop
Mono Lake Ranger District:
Roads closed: Ebbetts Pass (Hwy 4), Sonora Pass (Hwy 108), Monitor Pass (Hwy 89), Tioga Pass (120 E, 3.5 mi west of Hwy395), Saddlebag Rd.
Roads open: Lundy Lake Rd, Hwy 120 W 3.5 miles west of Hwy 395, Hwy 120 E (Benton), Hwy 158 June Lake Loop, Bodie Road (SR 270)
Campgrounds open: Lundy Canyon (county), Silver Lake
Campgrounds closed: Tioga Lake, Junction, Ellery Lake, Big Bend, Saddlebag Lake Trailhead, Saddlebag Lake, Sawmill Walk-in, Moraine, Aspen, Lower Lee Vining (expected open April 29th), Aerie Crag, Reversed Creek, Gull Lake (expected April 29th), June Lake (expected April 29th), Oh Ridge (expected April 29th), Hartley, Obsidian Flat Group, Glass Creek (expected April 29th), Upper Deadman, Lower Deadman, Big Springs.
The Mono Basin Scenic Area Visitor Center is closed for the season.
Mammoth Ranger District
Roads open: Mammoth Scenic Loop.
Roads closed: Hwy. 203 (continuing to the Reds Meadow Rd.) at Mammoth Mountain Inn, Old Mammoth Rd. to Lake Basin Rd., Lakes Basin Rd.
Campgrounds open: Mammoth Mtn. RV Park.
Campgrounds closed: Crowley (BLM)(projected open April 28th no potable water or dump station), Old Shady, New Shady Rest, Sherwin Creek, Pine Glen, Twin Lakes, Pine City, Lake Mary, Lake George, Coldwater, Reds Meadow, Agnew Meadows Family, Agnew Meadows Horse, Agnew Meadows Group Pumice Flat, Pumice Flat Group, Minaret Falls, Upper Soda.
The Devils Postpile Ranger Station is closed for the season.
ESIA is operating the bookstore at the Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center Thursday-Monday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
White Mountain Ranger District
Road closed: Rock Creek @ the Snow Park (projected open April 29th), North Lake Rd., Hwy 168 after
Aspendell, South Lake Rd. after Bishop Creek Resort.
Roads open: Glacier Rd. (Big Pine Creek), McGee Creek Rd., Rock Creek Rd. to the Snow Park, Pine Creek, Buttermilk Rd., Hwy 168 to Aspendell, South Lake Rd. to Bishop Creek Resort, White Mountain Rd. (not maintained in winter, travel at own risk), Silver Canyon Rd. (4×4-high clearance, snow), Wyman Canyon Rd. (4×4-high clearance, snow), Big Pine Canyon to upper lot (not maintained in winter, travel at own risk).
Campgrounds open: Pleasant Valley (County), Pleasant Valley Pit (BLM, no water), Grandview (winter ops, no services, no fees), Bitterbrush (winter ops), Baker Creek (County), Taboose Creek (County), Tinnemaha Creek (County), Goodale (BLM, no water), Cedar Flat Group.
Campgrounds closed: Convict Lake(tentative open April 27th), French Camp(tentative April 27th), Tuff(tentative April 27th), Rock Creek, Mosquito Flat Backpacker, Rock Creek Group, Upper Pine Grove, Pine Grove, East Fork, Palisade Group, Aspen Group, Big Meadow, Iris Meadow, Holiday, McGee Creek, Horton (BLM) )(projected open April 28th no potable water or dump station), North Lake, Sabrina, Willow, Bishop Park, Bishop Park Group, Big Trees, Mountain Glen, Table Mountain Group, Intake 2, Forks, Four Jeffrey, Big Pine Creek, Upper Sage Flat, Lower Sage Flat, Clyde Glacier Group, Palisade Glacier Group.
The Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest Visitor Center is closed for the season.
The White Mountain Public Lands Information Center in Bishop is closed, projected open on May 9th. Mt Whitney Ranger District
Road closed: Onion Valley Rd., Whitney Portal Rd. at lower gate, Horseshoe Meadow at the lower gate. Roads open: Foothill Road, Division Creek.
Campgrounds open: Independence Creek (county), Tuttle Creek (BLM, no water, dump station closed), Portuguese Joe (county), Diaz Lake (County), Kennedy Meadows with no services (no toilets, no water, no trash cans, no fee). Lone Pine
Campgrounds closed: Upper Grays Meadow (projected open April 25th with no potable water), Lower Grays Meadow (projected open April 25th with no potable water), Onion Valley, Whitney Portal (projected May 2nd), Whitney Portal Trailhead Campground (projected May 2nd), Whitney Portal Group (projected May 2nd), Cottonwood Lakes, Cottonwood Pass, Horseshoe Meadows Equestrian.