The state of the Inyo
Mono Lake Ranger District: Campgrounds open:
Silver Lake, Lower Lee Vining (closing on Oct. 30), Glass Creek (closing on Nov. 15) complete by the last week of October.
Mono Basin Scenic Area Visitor Center CLOSED for the season on October 17.
Mammoth Ranger District Campgrounds
New Shady Oct. 30).
Campgrounds closed: open:
Twin Lakes, Old Shady Rest, Pine City, Pine Glen and Pine Glen Group, Lake Mary, Lake George, Coldwater, Sherwin Creek, Reds Meadow, Agnew Meadows, Agnew Meadows Horse, Agnew Meadows Group, Pumice Flat, Pumice Flat Group, Minaret Falls, Upper Soda Springs.
Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center will remain open during the fall and winter season five days per week, but subject to change.
Meadow Road October 11. closed
White Mountain Ranger District Campgrounds open:
Mosquito Flat Backpacker, closing Oct. 31: Convict Lake, McGee Creek, French Camp, Tuff.
Big Pine Canyon Group – Clyde and Palisade Glacier, Cedar Flat Group, Mountain Glen, Pine Grove and Upper Pine Grove, East Fork, Palisade Group, Rock Creek Lake, Rock Creek Group, Willow, Table Mountain Group, Sage Flat, North Lake, Sabrina, Bishop Park, Upper and Lower Intake 2, Forks, Bitterbrush, Four Jeffrey, Upper Sage, Big Trees. Big Meadow, Iris Meadow, Aspen Group.
Estimated to close end of October: Grandview.
White Mountain Public Lands Information Center and Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest - Schulman Grove Visitor Center both close today.
Mt. Whitney Ranger District Campgrounds open:
Lone Pine, Cottonwood Lakes Walk-In, Cottonwood Pass Walk-In, Horseshoe Meadow Equestrian, Kennedy Meadows with no services except portable toilet (no water/trash cans/ fee), Lower Grays Meadow.
Closing Oct. 31:
Valley, Upper Meadow, Whitney Group (includes campsite)
Onion Grays Portal Ravine
Whitney Portal Trailhead
Eastern Sierra Visitor Center: Open Thursday through Monday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Other important items of note
The Inyo National Forest and Bishop Bureau of Land
Management (BLM) remain in Stage I fire restrictions, however they will be lifted in the near future. At this time, campfires remain allowed only in designated, developed recreation sites. Visitors camping anywhere else (dispersed camping or wilderness backpacking) may use a portable stove or lantern using gas, jellied petroleum, or pressurized liquid fuel, with a valid California Campfire permit.