Right after exiting the Devil’s Postpile shuttle at the Agnew Meadows, you can walk towards the campground. (2 ), Inyo National Forest - Reds Meadow area campgrounds, NPS Devils Postpile National Monument information. All three campgrounds were closed through 2015 and 2016 due to wind storm damage to many trees in the area. Dogs are also able to use this trail. Group and Equestrian sites can be reserved online at recreation.gov. The Forest Service closed the campground at Agnew Meadows in June of 2012 due to wind storm damage. Overview Located a few miles west of the bustling ski/vacation resort of Mammoth Lakes, the 351 Pacu Lane Tickets for the Reds Meadow/Devils Postpile Shuttle bus are $8.00 for adults, $4.00 for children aged 3-15, and free for children under age 2. For the first two miles, you will find The Shadow Lake Trail and the River Trail. Agnew Meadows Campground,Agnew Meadows Horse Camp, and Agnew Meadows Group Campgroundare located in the Devils Postpile - Reds Meadow area west of Mammoth Lakes. From the bus stop walk down the dirt road 0.4 miles to the roads end and trailhead. Inyo National Forest Wilderness Food Storage Requirements, Forest Service Home | USDA.gov | recreation.gov | Recreation Customer Service Standards | USA.gov | Whitehouse.gov, Plug-Ins | FOIA | Accessibility Statement | Privacy Policy | Important Notices | Information Quality, https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/inyo/recarea/?recid=20508. Historical information. The first 3 miles of the trail are a moderately steep climb from 8,360 to 9,690 feet. (1), Additions & Corrections The Agnew Meadows trailhead for Shadow Lake is along a side road leading off the north end of the main road into Reds Meadow. During the summer when the shuttle bus is in operation, hikers are dropped at the turnoff to Angew Meadows (shuttle bus stop #1), adding 0.4 miles to the hike in each direction. Get off the Devils Postpile bus at stop #1 (Agnew Meadows). For example, theAconcagua mountain page has the 'Aconcagua Group' and the 'Seven Summits' asparents and is a parent itself to many routes, photos, and Trip Reports. Mammoth Lakes, CA, full service, hospital. Day 3/Section 2: River Trail Back To Agnew Meadows. Agnew Meadows Campground is located in the Reds Meadow Valley, just west of Mammoth Lakes, California. The Shadow Lake Trail will branch off to the left in about 2 miles. The Agnew Wildflower Loop is a short and gentle path that loops through a meadow filled with wildflowers. To access the trail head, use the Devil's Post Pile road near Mammoth Mountain. Recreation.gov is your source for discovering and experiencing America's federal recreation activities and outdoor adventures. The River Trail starts from the second backpacking parking lot in Agnew Meadows, about 0.3 miles from the shuttle stop. For The Shadow Lake Trail, it will branch off to the left in just 2 miles. That was definitely the case with this trail from Lyell Canyon to Devil's Postpile. Campers may drive into Reds Meadow Valley; however. Head west to and through the town of Mammoth Lakes. (View the shuttle map.) We’ll begin our hike mid-morning from Agnew Meadows into the John Muir Wilderness and our camp at the beautiful Clark Lakes. Inyo National Forest At this point, the PCT branches to the left and heads south down the canyon. There, you will see the trailhead down the road and take on the left. The trail begins across the road from the Agnew Meadows shuttle stop. All trash must be disposed of in the bear proof trash receptacles. Only open in summer, Reds Meadow road is a narrow, single lane road. See how your fees have made a difference! View Agnew Meadows Image Gallery - 1 Images. 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