Mammoth Lakes is a four-season mountain paradise in the midst of California’s beautiful Sierra Nevada range. Surrounded by the John Muir and Ansel Adams wilderness areas and just 20 miles south of Yosemite National Park, Mammoth is the ideal destination for hikers, backpackers and outdoor enthusiasts of every kind.
Mammoth Lakes boasts one of the largest ski resorts in the world with over 3,000 vertical feet, 3,500 acres of trails and an average of almost 400 inches of snow per year. And with more than 100 pristine mountain lakes and streams in the area, Mammoth is truly a world-class trout fishing destination. Other outdoor activities include mountain biking, golfing, climbing, cross country skiing, horseback riding and camping.
Mammoth Lakes has all of the amenities of a resort destination but has not lost any of its small town mountain charm. From camping to vacation rentals to quaint hotels to five star resorts, there are plenty of accommodation options in Mammoth. There are also lots of great places to eat in Mammoth weather you are looking for a family style casual dinner or a gourmet dining experience.