During Winter Operations
No dogs are allowed on the slopes, lifts or gondolas. Only service animals are permitted inside Mammoth Mountain base lodges. Dogs are permitted in our parking lots but must be leashed. We do not recommend leaving dogs in or tied to a vehicle. We will report any significant concerns for animal welfare to our local to animal control.
Muzzled or caged dogs are allowed on Mammoth Mountain parking shuttles as well as the free mountain shuttle system run by the Eastern Sierra Transit Authority (ESTA).
Leashed dogs are permitted to walk on the road to Minaret Vista (snow-covered in winter months), but please be cautious of skier and snowboard traffic along the Lower Road Runner ski trail.
Leashed dogs are permitted on the Public Access Corridor that runs along Lake Mary Road in the Mammoth Lakes Basin up to Horseshoe Lake. Dogs are NOT allowed on the side of the trail containing the groomed cross-country tracks trails, and are not allowed on any other groomed trails in the Lakes Basin.
During Summer Operations
Only service animals are permitted inside Mammoth Mountain base lodges. Leashed dogs are welcome to ride the Panorama Gondola for Scenic Gondola Rides, as well as be on our on-mountain hiking trails.
Muzzled or caged dogs are allowed on Mammoth Mountain Bike Park Shuttles for transportation from The Village to Main Lodge, as well as the ESTA Reds Meadow Shuttle to Devils Postpile.
Mammoth-Owned Dining Facilities
Only service dogs are permitted inside base lodge dining locations and sundecks, as they are also considered food service areas.
Well-behaved dogs are welcome to join diners on the patio of the following restaurants:
53 Kitchen & Cocktails (The Village)
Campo Mammoth (The Village)
Sushi Rei (The Village)
The Lakefront Restaurant (Tamarack Lodge – patio service in summer only)
Melt House & Boundary Bar at The Outpost (back side of the mountain – summer only)
Please note: the patio area at The Outpost is metal grate flooring and may be unsuitable for your dog.
Dogs are NOT permitted on the patio/sundeck of the following eateries:
Yodler Restaurant & Bar (across from Main Lodge)
Mountainside Bar & Grill (inside Mammoth Mountain Inn)
Main, Canyon, and Eagle Lodges, and The Mill
Any facility operated by Mammoth Mountain that does not expressly permit the presence of pets.
Mammoth Lodging Collection
Service animals are permitted at all lodging properties. Guests are welcome to have their dog(s) stay at the following hotel properties. Must sign pet agreement and pay deposit at check-in. Pet policies subject to change.
Mammoth Mountain Inn
$50/night dog fee + $200 refundable deposit. Contact Mammoth Mountain Inn for details.
Permitted to stay in cabins only; $30/night dog fee + $200 refundable deposit. Contact Tamarack Lodge for details.
The Westin Monache Resort
Two pets 40 lbs max per room. $50 fee per day up to $150 per stay. Includes specials dog amenities, such as in-room dog bowls and luxurious dog beds. Contact The Westin Monache Resort for details.