Area Guide : Mammoth Lakes, California : Mammoth Mountain Vacations
Saturday, May 27, 2017

Mammoth Lakes Area Guide

Mammoth Lakes
Mammoth Lakes is a destination resort located in the Eastern Sierra region of the Sierra Nevada mountains in California. If you're looking for us on a map, Mammoth Lakes is in the eastern central area of California, about 150 miles southeast of Lake Tahoe and about 30 miles east of the southeastern edge of Yosemite National Park. In close proximity to the town of Mammoth Lakes are Crowley Lake, Rock Creek Canyon, Devils Postpile National Monument and Rainbow Falls, June Lake, June Mountain Ski Area, Bodie State Historic Park, Mono Lake, and the Ansel Adams and John Muir Wilderness Areas.
Mammoth Mountain
The biggest and best ski and snowboard mountain on the West coast, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area opens in November and with annual snowfall sometimes in excess of 500 inches, can stay open until July. With it's huge snowfall and incredible terrain, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area is truly one of the top mountain resorts in North America.
Rainbow Falls
Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall...Mammoth Lakes is a year-round mountain resort destination. In the summer months, the Mammoth Lakes area features a wide variety of activities and attractions for the outdoor enthusiast, including mountain biking at Mammoth Mountain's world-renowned bike park, fishing the famous Sierra streams, rivers and lakes, taking in the majestic wonder of Yosemite National Park, or visiting one of the many other natural wonder areas, like Rainbow Falls and Devils Postpile, Mono Lake, Inyo Craters, and much more.
Roxy Chicken Jam
Mammoth Lakes is host to a growing number of Winter and Summer events, festivals and concerts, the best of which combine great music, food and drink with an incomparable outdoor setting. Popular Mammoth concerts and festivals include are the Mammoth Festival of Beers and Bluesapalooza, the Mammoth Blue Sky Fest, the Mammoth Jazz Jubilee and the Mammoth Festival. on the sporting side, Mammoth Lakes events include hiking, biking, tennis, motocross, water sports and more, including the Mammoth Motocross, the Eastern Sierra Double Century, the Mammoth open Tennis Tournament, Mammoth Rock Race 10K, the June Lake Triathlon and much more. Winter events mainly cater to the skiing and snowbaording crowd, and include the Roxy Chicken Jam, Holiday Festivals, USSA skiing and snowboarding events and races, and more.
Mammoth Dining
Mammoth Lakes offers a great choice of dining, restaurants and bars and a menu for any appetite. Some of our favorites are Burger's restaurant, Gomez's Mexican Cantina, Giovanna's Pizzeria, the Good Life Cafe, and Nik n Willies. We've put together a list of restaurants for you to explore on your next trip to Mammoth Lakes.
Mammoth Pet Friendly
There's only one thing better than enjoying the great outdoors, and that's enjoying the great outdoors with your best friend. Mammoth Lakes is a great place to bring your pet, and we've assembled a list of thigns to do with your pet as well as some Mammoth pet-friendly stores, establishments and services.Mammoth Mountain Vacations offers pet friendly Mammoth condos and vacation rentals.
Mammoth For Kids
Mammoth Lakes is first and foremost a family resort, and a place for families to spend quality time away from their busy lives. Outdoor activites abound on almost every corner, and we've gathered some ideas, information and contacts to help you and your family have an unforgettable Mammoth family vacation. These include Mammoth area hiking, horseback riding, rock climbing, skateboarding, fishing, dog sleds, educational tours and camps and more. If you have more great Mammoth family ideas let us know and we can share them here!