Mammoth Lakes is a great destination

Located in east-central California is the Mammoth Lakes area. Not far from Yosemite National Park, you will find this amazing ski resort area that is known worldwide. There are other cool places to visit around Mammoth Lakes, too, including Devils Postpile National Monument, Rock Creek Canyon, Crowley Lake, June Lake, Mono Lake, Bodie State Historic Park, and others. With so many things to do in and around Mammoth Lakes you will have a vacation of a lifetime!
Some of the things you can enjoy in the Mammoth Lakes are includes skiing and snow sports during the winter months. During the spring months, there are many things to do as well. These include kayaking, boating, mountain biking, hiking, backpacking, climbing, fishing, swimming, golfing, tennis, and even hot air balloon rides! You may also enjoy things like shopping, museums, movies, art galleries, and live music.
It does not matter if you are a summer or winter person because there are so many different activities in the Mammoth Lakes area that there is something for everyone. Just choose your favorite time of year and make your reservations early.
You will see what a special place Mammoth Lakes holds in history as well as geography. Mammoth Lakes is located in Mono County along the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range. It is only a little more than 300 miles from Los Angeles and San Francisco. It is only a little more than 150 miles from Reno, Nevada.
You can get to Mammoth Lakes from US Highway 395 from the north as well as the south. If you are traveling from the east or west then you can access Mammoth Lakes from Interstate 80 and Highway 50. If you are traveling during the summer then you can use State Highway 120 and 108. Go ahead and make plans this summer or winter to visit Mammoth Lakes and indulge your sense of adventure.

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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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