Mammoth Lakes Attractions

Mammoth Lakes offer many popular attractions, activities, shopping, resorts and more for tourists and locals. Listed here are a few of the many recommended attractions in Mammoth Lakes:
• Mammoth Mountain with its majestic beauty is great for snowboarding, skiing as well as fishing
• Convict Lake is great for fishing of rainbow trout with amazing views of clear, blue water against the backdrop of the magnificent mountain. Great hiking trails as well as easy drives around the lake.
• Devil’s Postpile National Monument is a comfortable hike with fascinating rock formation and a magnificent lava lake and beautiful views across river meadows and the valley.
• Lake Mary is great for fishing and picnicking by the water and even wild brown bears may surprise you with a visit to drink water. A beautiful and peaceful place apart form the fact that it is crawling with anglers during the fishing season.
• Obsidian Dome is near June Lakes in Mono Country and highly recommended as outstanding geologic formations that is too awesome to describe. It is a natural dome created from lava that solidified into black glass.
• Edison theatre is the Mammoth Lakes Repertory theatre and quality productions entertain visitors all year round in a magnificent setting and atmosphere.
• Hot Creek fish Hatchery is the entry point for millions of trout eggs and one of California’s main fishing hatcheries with great scenery and especially kids enjoy this adventure of seeing the different stages of fish growth and development.
• Crowley Lake is a man-made lake stocked with different types of trout and a prime fishing spot.
• Kamikaze is a hard downhill mountain bike trail in the mammoth lake Bike Park, which is described as difficult and not for the faint-hearted.
• Mammoth crest trail is one of the favorite hikes in mammoth lakes and approximately 9 miles. Great vistas of the High Sierra are visible from the top with magnificent scenery along the way.

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Winter Activities at Mammoth Lakes

Skiing & Riding The recipe for the vacation of a lifetime? Take 3,500 acres of terrain for all ability levels. Add 400″+ of annual snowfall. Baste with 300+ days of California sun. Enjoy. Serves an army of fun hogs. Cross Country Skiing Want an unforgettable winter experience?  Escape to the serene, tree-lined trails of Mammoth’s scenic Lakes Basin and enjoy 19 miles of freshly groomed skating, classic and snowshoe trails for all abilities. In the tranquility of the backcountry, only the sound of winter birds… read more

Books and Maps

This page lists some books and maps that may be useful to visitors to the Mammoth Lakes area. You can use this page to order them, or you can order some or all of them from the nonprofit Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association by calling 760.924.5500. Explorer’s Guide Yosemite & the Southern Sierra Nevada: Includes Mammoth Lakes, Sequoia,  Kings Canyon & Death Valley, by David T. Page (Countryman Press, 2011, ISBN 1581571402) Moon Spotlight Yosemite and Mammoth Lakes Camping and Hiking, by Stephani Stienstra, Ann Marie… read more
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