Fee area: $7 per adult, $4 per child under 16, Free for 2 years and younger. Fee is good for entire stay in valley. Take mandatory shuttle to trailheads and sites within valley.
Active bear area, bear boxes are provided and must be used ( typical bear box size 48"x30"x36" )
Take US 395 to State Highway 203. Head west to and through the town of Mammoth Lakes. At the 2nd traffic light, turn right onto Minaret and continue up the mountain past Mammoth Mountain Main Lodge and Minaret Vista Station.
Traveling in Bear Country
Historically, there has been a high level of bear activity at Reds Meadow Campground. A bear-proof locker is located at each site at Reds Meadow Campground. All food and scented items must be stored in the lockers. All trash must be disposed of in the bear proof trash receptacles. Do not store food, trash or scented items in your vehicle.
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