The Shuttle bus leaves From the base of the mountain (Mammoth Mountain Adventure Center- in front of the Gondola  Building)   There are buses going through to the National Park:

•7:15am - 9:00am once an hour

•9:00am - 5:00pm every 20 minutes

•5:00pm - 7:00pm every 30 minutes

You can stop  at Agnew Meadows,Starkweather Lake, Upper Soda Springs ,Pumice Flat, Minaret Falls Trail, Devils Postpile, Sotcher Lake, Reds Meadow, Rainbow Falls Trail, and Reds Meadow Pack Station and Resort. 

After you sightsee and hike the trails, relax on your bus ride back- almost to your front door.  


The following exceptions may drive into the valley. Visitors who:
Arrive before 7:00 a.m. or after 7:00 p.m.
•Are staying overnight at the Reds Meadow Resort or at any designated campground in the valley. Backpackers must use the shuttle system.
•Have a cartop boat or inflated float tube for use on valley lakes (there are no boat launches in the valley)
•Are towing a livestock trailer and intend to use livestock on valley trails.
•Display a handicap placard or plates.
•Hunters transporting weapons or game.
•Arrive outside of shuttle bus operating hours or seasons.
Exception vehicles must pay the standard amenity fee or show a federal lands recreation, military, senior, or access pass upon exiting the valley.