Mammoth Lakes Trail System Reference Documents

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Project description: As directed by Resolution R12-940-10, adopted by Town Council on February 1, 2012, the Town of Mammoth Lakes desires to "...establish and formalize a high level of interagency cooperation with the USDA Inyo National Forest to plan, design, implement, construct, operate, maintain, and promote an integrated year-round trail system to be known as the Mammoth Lakes Trail System." The Town Manager and Recreation Commission will now institute the Mammoth Lakes Trail System Coordinating Committee (MLTS CC) and present the Town of Mammoth Lakes Trail System Master Plan to the Inyo National Forest as the Town's adopted policy document to guide future development of the Mammoth Lakes Trail System (MLTS).

More information regarding the formation and activities of the MLTS CC will be posted here as it becomes available; in the meantime, please refer to the documents and links below for a more detailed understanding of the road leading to this important partnership and of the many projects the MLTS CC will consider.

MLTS Reference Library

Last updated: April 4, 2012

MLTS Management Program Documents of Authority

The following documents have been officially adopted by a signatory partner of the MLTS and are not superseded by any more recent document.

Multijurisdictional Agreements

MLTPA Memorandum of Understanding (2.2 MB)

Special Use Permit for MUPs: USFS/TOML (324 KB)

Town of Mammoth Lakes

Trail System Master Plan 2011 (73.3 MB)

Trail System Master Plan EIR/EIS 2011 (2.8 MB)

Sherwins Area Recreation Plan (SHARP): November 2009 (52.4 MB)

Town of Mammoth Lakes General Plan 2007 (35.3 MB)

Recreation Vision and Strategies for Mammoth Lakes (RecStrats): November 2010 (10.9 MB)

RecStrats II: Implementation Strategy: October 5, 2011 (1.7 MB)

Snowcreek VIII Master Plan January 2010 (link to MLTPA project page)

Sherwins Egress: October 2009 (link to MLTPA project page)

Neighborhood District Plans (link to TOML website)

Parks and Recreation Master Plan 2012 (23.7 MB)

Sidewalk Master Plan 2003 (373 KB)

General Bikeway Plan: 1995–2008 (21.4 MB)

Town Council Agenda Bill File No. R12-940-10: February 1, 2012 (Town Council's Desired Relationship with USFS for the MLTS) (1.8 MB)

Town Council Agenda Bill File No. 395-65: February 15, 2012 (Town Council's Approval of Fall 2011 Measure R Applications) (545 KB)

Town Council Agenda Bill File No. 940-10: February 15, 2012 (Town Council's Establishment of the MLTS CC) (3.4 MB)

United States Forest Service: Inyo National Forest

USDA Forest Service Strategic Plan (FY 2007–2012) (2.1 MB)

INF Forest Management Plan 1988, update scheduled for 2012 (see Goal 4, Objective 4.1)(link to USFS website)

Management Direction for the Ansel Adams, John Muir, and Dinkey Lakes Wildernesses: Final Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision: April 2001 (7.5 MB)

Trail Construction and Maintenance Notebook 2004 (link to USFS website)

Standard Specifications for Construction and Maintenance of Trails: September 1996 (1.1 MB)


MLTS Reference DocumentsNon-binding documents and resources of potential value to the MLTS Management Program

The following documents are valuable references for the MLTS and have either not been adopted, or have been superseded or replaced by more recent adopted documents.

Multijurisdictional Agreements

MLTS Inaugural Documents of Authority (MLTS IDOA)

IDOA: Complete (5 MB)

IDOA Track 1: MLTS Assets (3.6 MB)

IDOA Track 2: Intellectual Property (291 KB)

IDOA Track 3: Governance (401 KB)

IDOA Track 4: Operations & Maintenance (381 KB)

IDOA Track 5: Capacity & Resources (168 KB)

Mammoth Lakes Trail System Jurisdictional Map (22.5 MB)

Town of Mammoth Lakes

Biathlon and Nordic Skiing Feasibility Study: 2012 (5 MB)

Sherwin Area Trails Special Study (SATSS): February 2009 (link to MLTPA project page)

Trail System Plan 1991 (adopted, superseded by TSMP 2011) (3.2 MB)

Mammoth Lakes Trail System Atlas: October 2011 (23.9 MB)

Fall 2011 Measure R Application for the MLTS:

Town of Mammoth Lakes Final Revision, 1/19/12

Fall 2001 Measure R Application for MLTS: Original MLTPA submittal, 11/23/11

Complete Application

Application Form

Attachment A: Plan Citations

Attachment B: Project Concept Plan

Attachment C: MLTS Map

Attachment D: MLTS Inaugural Documents of Authority

Attachment E: Project Feasibility

Attachment F: Consulting Agreement

Attachment G: Mono County Economic Impact Report

Attachment H: MLTS Economic Impact Model

United States Forest Service: Inyo National Forest

Inyo National Forest Shady Rest Motorized Staging Project: March 2011 (link to MLTPA project page)

Lakes Basin Special Study (LABSS): September 2010 (link to MLTPA project page)