Road to Minaret Vista Opens; Reds Meadow Road is Still Closed

Staff Writer

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) opened State Route 203 from the Mammoth Mountain Ski Area to the Minaret Vista today, according to Caltrans today, June 3. Snow and debris have been removed and work has been completed to ensure the traveling public’s safety.

The entrance gate to Reds Meadow remains closed at this time.

The State Route openings are dependent on favorable weather. If the area is impacted by inclement weather Caltrans may have to re-close the highway.

For the latest highway information please visit the Caltrans QuickMap site at or call the Road Condition Hotline at 1-800-427-ROAD (7623).

Weather and road conditions can change rapidly. Motorists should be prepared when traveling in mountainous areas that are subject to winter driving conditions, which includes carrying chains.