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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

This information was last updated on April 15, 2021. Please visit Caltrans for the most up-to-date conditions.

ROADSTATUSCOMMENTS
Tioga (120 W)CLOSEDWinter closure still in effect. The road is closed at the lower gate, 3.5 miles west of the junction with Highway 395.
Sonora (108)CLOSEDWinter closure still in effect.
Monitor & Luther (89)OPEN
Ebbetts (4)CLOSEDWinter closure still in effect.
Carson (88)OPEN
Echo Summit (US 50)OPEN
Donner (I-80)OPEN
Highway 395OPEN

Tioga Pass plowing update | Tioga Pass opening dates

This information was last updated on April 15, 2021. Please visit Caltrans for the most up-to-date conditions.

ROADSTATUSCOMMENTS
Highway 395OPEN
Tioga Road (120 W)CLOSEDWinter closure still in effect. The road is closed at the lower gate, 3.5 miles west of the junction with Highway 395.
Benton (120 E)OPEN
June Lake Loop (158)OPEN
Bodie (270)CLOSEDClosed from 10 miles east of Highway 395 to to Bodie State Historic Park.
Hawthorne (167)OPEN
Mammoth Lakes (203)OPENClosed west of the Mammoth Mountain Inn due to snow (i.e. closed to Devils Postpile and Red’s Meadow).
South TufaOPENPlease stay on trails and roads in the area that burned last year.
Panum CraterOPEN
County ParkOPEN
Old MarinaOPEN
Lundy Lake RoadCLOSEDClosed at Lundy Lake Resort due to snow.
Saddlebag LakeCLOSEDWinter closure still in effect.

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