We encourage you to visit Mono County Health Department's Covid 19 Website for information and guidance on COVID-19 here in Mono County.
A virtual community meeting will be held tonight, Thursday, April 16 at 5:30 p.m. Followed by a community meeting in Spanish at 6:30 pm. More information here.
ALL TOWN OF MAMMOTH LAKES PARKS, PLAYGROUNDS, SKATEPARKS AND FACILITIES ARE CLOSED, EXCEPT FOR WHITMORE RECREATION AREA. Please adhere to social distancing recommendations as directed by the CDC, including keeping at least a 6 ft distance between yourself and others, and avoiding gathering in groups. Please visit our website for updated information.
has CLOSED all playgrounds, skateparks and public restrooms until further notice. The parks themselves are not 'restricted' but the amenities listed above are CLOSED at the following locations:Benton Park, Chalfont Park, Crowley Park, Crowley Skate Park, Gull Lake Park, Guss Hess Park, Mono Lake Park, Bridgeport Park, Bridgeport Marina and Walker Park. Multiple roads that access tourist attractions in the Mono County area have also been CLOSED. These include the roads leading to Travertine Hot Springs, Buckeye Hot Springs, Whitmore Hot Springs and Bodie State Park.Inyo County
has the following BLM and LADWP closures in place - the Owens Rive Gorge, including Control Gorge; Middle and Upper Gorge parking areas; Happy Boulders and Sad Boulders trails and parking areas; the Long Valley Hot Springs; and the Alabama National Scenic Area. Land management agencies are actively patrolling these areas, and violations of closures could result in a fine.BLM
have closed developed recreational sites and campgrounds throughout California. Trails and land are still accessible but please follow social distancing guidelines, leave no trace principles, and make good decisions regarding your health and safety. Bodie State Park
is currently closed until further notice.
: On Wednesday, the California Fish and Game Commission voted unanimously to adopt an emergency regulation authorizing the Department of Fish and Game and Wildlife to make temporary changes to the fishing regulations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This allows the department to suspend, delay or restrict recreational fishing in specific areas until May 31. Only Alpine, Mono and Inyo counties expressed concern about the influx of tourism and formally requested postponement. The decision will now go to the state Office of Administrative Law for review.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions and concerns you may have.
Stay healthy and safe.