When Traveling to Mammoth Lakes please carry chains and a winter survival kit with extra water in your trunk as well. We can get multiple feet of snow anytime from late September – May. Just to note: We have also seen snow on some of our area roads 12 months of the year. U.S. 395
State Route 203
State Route 120 (CalTrans)
State Route 120 (Yosemite)
Caltrans road report
Nevada DOT road report
Mammoth Yosemite Airport
Mammoth Lakes Driving and Travel Tips
****Make sure you always check with the current road conditions and weather before you begin your trip to Mammoth Lakes. Use this link for live current road conditions
The same applies when your here and want to travel around locally. Snowfall can close 395 down quickly, while driving in town is still possible. So check before you leave your home, condo or hotel room.
During Winter Time Travel you should follow these life saving Winter Driving Tips
Those tips include what extra things you should have for travel at all times in your car or truck.
During periods of Snowfall please yield to snow plows and give them plenty of room.
Hint for the day. When it snows drive SLOW! Also 4×4’s make up the majority of tows during storm days. So use caution and always carry chains no mater what the current weather is outside!