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Current Conditions

Remote mountain and desert travel conditions are highly variable and can change quickly.

We recommend checking weather and road conditions early and often. Here’s a snapshot of the current conditions in Lee Vining.

Lee Vining weather

Here are the current weather conditions in Lee Vining from the Mono Lake Committee’s weather station.

Road conditions

Road conditions can change quickly. Always check road conditions before you travel by visiting the Caltrans website or calling 1-800-GAS-ROAD.

Mountain pass roads

Mountain Pass Roads

This information was last updated on February 1, 2023.Please visit Caltrans for the most up-to-date conditions.

ROADSTATUSCOMMENTS
Tioga (120 W)CLOSEDClosed three miles west of Highway 395 for the winter.
Sonora (108)CLOSEDClosed for the winter.
Monitor & Luther (89)CLOSEDClosed for the winter.
Ebbetts (4)CLOSEDClosed for the winter.
Carson (88)OPENChains required.
Echo Summit (US 50)OPEN
Donner (I-80)OPEN
Highway 395OPENChains required.

Tioga Pass plowing update | Tioga Pass opening dates

Mono Basin area roads

This information was last updated on February 1, 2023.Please visit Caltrans for the most up-to-date conditions.

ROADSTATUSCOMMENTS
Highway 395OPENChains required.
Tioga Road (120 W)CLOSEDClosed three miles west of Highway 395 (at the lower gate) for the winter.
Benton (120 E)CLOSEDClosed for the winter.
June Lake Loop (158)CLOSEDThe south junction with Highway 395 is open; chains are required. The north junction with Highway 395 is closed for the winter.
Bodie (270)CLOSEDClosed for the winter.
Hawthorne (167)OPENChains required.
Mammoth Lakes (203)OPENClosed at the Mammoth Mountain Inn for the winter (no access to Devils Postpile and Red’s Meadow).
South TufaCLOSEDInaccessible by car due to snow.
Panum CraterCLOSEDInaccessible by car due to snow.
County ParkCLOSEDInaccessible by car due to snow.
Old MarinaCLOSEDInaccessible by car due to snow.
Lundy Lake RoadCLOSEDClosed for the winter.
Saddlebag LakeCLOSEDClosed for the winter.

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