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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 September 1, 2021.Please visit Caltrans for the most up-to-date conditions.

ROADSTATUSCOMMENTS
Tioga (120 W)OPENReservations are required to enter Yosemite National Park (with a few exceptions, including taking the YARTS bus and just driving through).
Sonora (108)OPEN
Monitor & Luther (89)CLOSEDClosed from the west junction with Highway 88 to the junction with Highway 50 due to the Caldor Fire.
Ebbetts (4)OPEN
Carson (88)CLOSEDClosed from Peddler Hill (Amador County) to the north junction with Highway 89 due to the Caldor Fire.
Echo Summit (US 50)CLOSEDClosed from Pollock Pines to 0.4 miles west of South Lake Tahoe due to the Caldor Fire.
Donner (I-80)OPEN
Highway 395OPENRoad construction is taking place north of Lee Vining, from Picnic Grounds Road (Old Marina turnoff) to Cemetery Road. Expect delays of up to 20 minutes, Tuesday through Thursday from 6:00am to 8:00pm and Friday from 7:00am to 3:00pm.

Tioga Pass plowing update | Tioga Pass opening dates

This information was last updated on September 1, 2021.Please visit Caltrans for the most up-to-date conditions.

ROADSTATUSCOMMENTS
Highway 395OPEN Road construction is taking place north of Lee Vining, from Picnic Grounds Road (Old Marina turnoff) to Cemetery Road. Expect delays of up to 20 minutes, Tuesday through Thursday from 6:00am to 8:00pm and Friday from 7:00am to 3:00pm.
Tioga Road (120 W)OPENReservations are required to enter Yosemite National Park (with a few exceptions, including taking the YARTS bus and just driving through).
Benton (120 E)OPEN
June Lake Loop (158)OPENRoad construction is taking place from Silver Lake to the north junction with Highway 395. Expect delays of up to 20 minutes Tuesday through Thursday from 7:00am to 6:00pm and Friday from 7:00am to 3:00pm.
Bodie (270)OPEN
Hawthorne (167)OPEN
Mammoth Lakes (203)OPEN
South TufaCLOSEDClosed due to the Inyo National Forest closure.
Panum Crater CLOSED Closed due to the Inyo National Forest closure.
County ParkOPEN
Old MarinaOPEN
Lundy Lake Road CLOSED Closed due to the Inyo National Forest closure.
Saddlebag Lake CLOSED Closed due to the Inyo National Forest closure.

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