Reds Meadow Shuttle


Reds Meadow Shuttle Update 7/25/2023

National Parks Service has announced that the Devils Postpile National Monument will open on Thursday, July 27.   Service to all bus stops will be available. ESTA’s Reds Meadow Shuttle service operates from the Mammoth Mountain Main Lodge/Adventure Center. The shuttle service starts at 7:30am with the last bus leaving the valley at 7:00pm.   Go to https://www.mammothmountain.com/things-to-do/activities/reds-meadow-shuttle  to reserve your tickets.  Tickets may also be purchased by calling 800-Mammoth or in person at the Adventure Center.

The last day of Reds Meadow Shuttle service for the season will be Sunday, September 10, 2023.

The National Park service will provide access to day use facilities, all trails, and interpretive services within Devils Postpile National Monument beginning July 27, 2023.  Due to the impacts from winter storms, no water, septic or phone services will be available within the park this weekend.  However, portable toilets and a hand washing station will be available on-stie while the park continues to repair damaged infrastructure. No camping services are available within the National Monument this season. For ADA access to the Devils Postpile go to the ranger station.  More detail about services provided by the National Park Service at Devils Postpile National Monument can be found at https://www.nps.gov/depo/.

Services are extremely limited in the valley- bring sufficient water and food for your visit.  Water and food are available for purchase at the Reds Meadow Resort in the valley and at the Mammoth Mountain Main Lodge/Adventure Center.  It’s going to be hot- stay hydrated, wear sunscreen and be aware.

Ticket prices are as follows:

5-Hour Pass*:  Adult $15.00

5-Hour Pass:  Child $7.00 (aged 3-15)

3 Days out of 5 Pass: Adult $30.00

3 Days out of 5 Pass: Child $14.00 (aged 3-15)

Season Pass: Adult $75.00

Season Pass: Child $35.00 (aged 3-15)

Children under 2 are free.

Tickets can be purchased at the Adventure Center.

The first three shuttles depart The Village (Canyon Blvd. side, under the gondola) at 7:15, 8:00 and 8:45 am and from the adventure Center at Mammoth Mountain 15 minutes later.

Tickets for the 7:30 am bus and tickets originating in the valley, are only available from the driver on a first-come-first-served basis and must be purchased with cash, exact change only.

Otherwise, tickets are sold prior to boarding at the Mammoth Mountain Adventure Center from 8 am -5 pm. All tickets sales are non-refundable.

*Visitors should exit the valley 5 hours after boarding the bus to avoid long wait times at the end of the day. Backpackers may exit the park on a different day with the same ticket. Please note, exiting the valley after 4:00 pm will result in longer wait times.

The shuttle runs daily on the following frequencies:

7:30 am – 9:00 am – every 45 minutes

9:00 am – 10:00 am – every 30 minutes

10:00 am – 4:00 pm – every 20 minutes

4:45 pm – 7:00 pm – every 45 minutes

The last bus departs the valley at 7:00pm.