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.
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)
Melt House & Boundary Bar at The Outpost (back side of the mountain – summer only
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)
Mammoth Lodging Collection
Service animals are permitted at all lodging properties. Guest are welcome to have their dog(s) stay at the following hotel properties (must sign pet agreement and pay deposit at check-in):
Mammoth Mountain Inn
$50/night pet fee + $200 refundable deposit.
Permitted to stay in cabins only; $30/night pet fee + $200 refundable deposit.
The Westin Monache Resort
No pet fee. Includes specials dog amenities, such as in-room dog bowls and luxurious dog beds.