Tag Archives | Reds Meadow Valley


Inyo National Forest planning early openings

– Press release from Inyo National Forest The Inyo National Forest is planning to open recreation facilities on the Mammoth and Mono Lake Ranger Districts early this year based upon warm, dry conditions throughout the winter months. The forest is coordinating with the Town of Mammoth Lakes, National Park Service, Eastern Sierra Transit Authority, Cal […]

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INF gets ready for winter road closures

The Inyo National Forest Prepares for Potential Winter Road Closures The Inyo National Forest is preparing for the week-end storm in the forecast. The forest may implement winter closures for roads that access the Reds Meadow Valley and Mammoth Lakes Basin areas of the Inyo National Forest. For the Reds Meadow Valley Road, the forest […]

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Stopping the Road

‘Stopping the Road’ author in Independence, Mammoth

  – Press release One of the earliest environmental victories in the effort to preserve the Sierra Nevada’s wild lands was achieved by an unusual coalition of back country pack outfits, business owners, wilderness advocates and decidedly conservative politicians, namely former California Governor Ronald Reagan and President Richard Nixon.   Starting in the 1920s, state […]

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Reds Meadow Road closed, tree removal continues

Reds Meadow Road and Area Closure  (Press Release) BISHOP, Calif., Oct. 24, 2012 –   The Reds Meadow Road is now closed for the season due to the amount of snow received in the most recent storm.  Logging operations remain in progress, removing down trees from the wind event of last November 30.  Due to the tree removal operations […]

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Forest Service Mammoth District Ranger Jon Regelbrugge

Regelbrugge spells out tree salvage

Still countless numbers of trees, blown down by a fierce windstorm at the end of last November, lie on Forest Service land in Reds Meadow.  Major clean-up efforts did clear the road to Reds Meadow Valley at the end of June with repairs of some campground damage and blocked trails.  The Forest Service now stands […]

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Reds Meadow: No projected opening

Inyo National Forest – Wind Event Blowdown Clean-up Continues in Reds Meadow Valley and Devils Postpile National Monument BISHOP, Calif., May 31, 2012 – Last November 30 a powerful windstorm tore through a number of areas of the state, and some areas were hit exceptionally hard, including the Reds Meadow Valley of the Inyo National […]

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Wind-fallen tree project in Reds Meadow

November 30, a ferocious windstorm toppled as many as 10,000 trees in the Middle Fork San Joaquin River watershed of the Inyo National Forest.  The Forest Service earlier reported that the damage occured in patches from Island Pass all the way down to Fish Creek and throughout the Reds Meadow Valley. In recent weeks, the […]

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