Mammoth Lakes offers many activities to do in both the summer and the winter. The Village at Mammoth is an upscale pedestrian village in the heart of the township of Mammoth Lakes. There are shops, restaurants, and lodging, and the Mammoth Mountain Village Gondola takes visitors from the plaza in the village to Canyon Lodge. It’s free!
You can also take the Panorama Gondola to the summit of Mammoth Mountain (11,053 feet) for a chance to experience the Top of the Sierra Interpretive Center, the Top of the Sierra Café, and expansive views of the Eastern Sierra’s. You can see beautiful 360 degree views that stretch over 400 miles. The entry fee is $21/adult and $16/youth, two kids ages 7-12 ride for free with each paying adult.
In the winter, you can ski, cross country ski, dogsled, fish, snowbaord, take a snowcat tour, go snowmobiling, and ice skate. In the summer, you can bike, bird watch, visit Bodie State Park, canoe and kayak, mountian climb, fish, gold, go horesback riding, go in a hot air balloon, go off roading, play tennis, go running, go swimming, go to skate parks, and visit Devils Postpile, Rainbow Falls, and Reds Meadow.
Mount Whitney is on the way to Mammoth Lakes and is the tallest summit in the contiguous United Sates with an elevation of 14,505 feet.
1 Minaret Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
Directions: About 5 hours from our area. Take the US-101 North to the CA-170 North. Take exit 11B for the I-5 North. Take exit 162 for the CA-14 North. Continue onto the US-395 North. Take exit CA-203 West for Mammoth Lakes.