FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions


When does the road to Red’s Meadow open?

The forest service opens the road once the snow is removed and can be traveled on safely. The Mammoth Lakes visitor center might have that information. You can call them at (760) 924-5500.


When does Red’s Meadow Resort open / close?
We are usually open by mid June, depending on when the road opens.
We are open through September 30, unless we get an early snow, then we close earlier.


Do you sell fishing licenses?
No. Purchase your license at most sporting goods stores or online at www.dfg.gov
we do sell fishing poles, tackle and bait.


Do you have showers?
Yes, we have showers. They are available to everyone for a fee.


Areas we service
see the trail map under the “sierra trips” section.


Helpful transportation websites:
yosemite area transit system |  (877) 989-2787
eastern sierra transit authority |  (760) 872-1901
mammoth lakes taxi  |  (760) 934-8294


Approximate trail miles:
From Agnew Meadows to:

  • Shadow Lake ~ 3 miles
  • Lake Ediza ~ 6 miles
  • Iceberg Lake ~ 7 miles
  • High trail to Thousand Island Lake ~ 8 miles
  • River Trail to Garnet Lake ~ 5.6 miles
  • Tuolumne Meadows ~ 28.6 miles
  • Happy Isles-Yosemite ~ 53.8 miles

From Agnew Meadows (JMT south) to:

  • Rosalie Lake ~ 5.5 miles
  • Trinity Lakes ~ 6 miles
  • Devil’s Postpile ~ 5.5 miles
  • From Shadow Lake (jmt north) to:
  • Garnet Lake ~ 3 miles
  • Thousand Island Lake ~ 4.5 miles

From Red’s Meadow to:

  • Island Crossing ~ 8 miles
  • Crater Meadow ~ 3 miles
  • Deer Creek ~ 4.5 miles

From Devil’s Postpile Ranger Station to:

  • Devil’s Postpile ~ 0.4 miles
  • Rainbow Falls ~ 2.5 miles
  • Minaret Falls ~ 1.5 miles
  • Johnston Lake ~ 2 miles
  • Minaret Lake ~ 8 miles
  • King Creek ~ 2.5 miles
  • Fern Lake ~ 5 miles
  • Summit Meadow ~ 6 miles
  • Beck Lakes ~ 8 miles
  • Tuolumne Meadows ~ 34.2 miles