Mammoth Lakes California Tourism Attractions

Mammoth Lakes California
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Visitors come to Mammoth Lakes for breathtaking alpine scenery, sophisticated dining, vibrant nightlife, historic ghost towns, and fast access to Yosemite National Park. This outdoorsman's paradise also provides easy access to dozens of lakes, rivers, mountains, and scenic drives.

Mammoth Mountain Ski Area

The tallest ski resort in California topping out at over 11,053 ft, over 3,500 acres of skiable terrain, and an average of 400 feet of annual snowfall all makes Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort a powder hounds dream.

National Parks, Forests and Wilderness Areas

Yosemite National Park
With over 1200 square miles of world class climbing, awe inspiring waterfalls, and limitless camping, it’s no wonder that Yosemite is California’s most visited national park.

Inyo National Forest
Gateway to Mount Whitney, the highest mountain in the continental United States, and home to popular vacation destinations such as Mammoth Lakes and Mono Lake.

Sierra National Forest
Located on the western edge of the Sierra Nevada, visitors are treated to 1.3 million acres of high alpine peaks, rolling lowland foothills, and forested mountain slopes.

Lakes and Rivers

Convict Lake
A beautiful alpine lake located in the shadow of Mount Morrison in California’s Sherwin Range, visitors come for the prolific fishing (in the summer the lake is stocked once a week with Rainbow Trout) and scenic camping.

Lake Crowley
This reservoir, located in Southern Mono County is known for its boating, fishing (a 27 lb brown trout was once caught here), and camping.

Scenic Drives

Mammoth Scenic Loop
Take this quick 10 mile trip out of Mammoth Lakes to view a secluded forest of Jeffrey Pines and the Inyo Craters.

June Lake Loop
This 14 mile loop follows Highway 158 as it winds passed June Lake, Gull Lake, Grand Lake, and Silver Lake. You’ll also get a great view of June Mountain.

History & Museums

Hayden Cabin
This historic cabin, dating back to 1927, treats visitors to period artifacts and photographs. After you’re done with the museum, take time to stroll around the scenic creek side locale.

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