Mammoth Base Area Land Exchange

Exchange of approximately 21 acres of National Forest System land, currently under special use authorization to Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, located near the Main Lodge north of Highway 203 for approximately 1,500 acres of land in California.

Location Summary

Main Lodge, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area

Forests: Mammoth Ranger District, White Mountain Ranger District, Mount Whitney Ranger District, Mt. Hough Ranger District, Mi-Wok Ranger District

Project Documents

  • Scoping

    • Scoping Letter, 9/9/11 (PDF 28kb)
      The Inyo, Eldorado, Stanislaus, and Plumas National Forests invite your comments on the Proposed Action for the Mammoth Mountain Base Area Land Exchange project. The comment period closes on October 31, 2011. A public meeting has been scheduled from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on September 29th in Mammoth Lakes, CA. Please see the scoping letter for details.
    • Scoping Letter Attachment: Proposed Action Summary (PDF 771kb)
      The Inyo National Forest proposes to convey approximately 21 acres of National Forest land currently occupied by improvements at the Mammoth Mountain Ski Area for up to 12 parcels of private land elsewhere in the State of California. The lands to be acquired are located within the boundaries of the Inyo, Eldorado, Plumas and Stanislaus National Forests except two administrative sites that are located outside the boundaries of the Inyo National Forest.
    • MBLEX_NoticeofChangetoProposedAction_03202012 (PDF 5kb)
      Summarizes changes to the Proposed Action effective January 1, 2012. The Martin Meadow Parcel on the El Dorado National Forest has been dropped as a parcel to be acquired by the United States.
    • MammothBaseLEX_revProposedAction_03202012 (PDF 780kb)
      Restates the Proposed Action for the Mammoth Base Land Exchange to delete the Martin Meadow Parcel on the El Dorado National Forest as a parcel to be acquired by the United States. The Martin Meadow Parcel has been funded for purchase in a separate transaction.