Top 3 Things to Know About Mammoth

Stunning Mountains around Mammoth

Mammoth Lakes, CA is home to boundless activities and recreation for all types of travelers.  Whether you’re planning for a weekend trip with your best buddies or for a family vacation, there is something for everyone in Mammoth.

In the summer you can explore hiking, biking, fishing, boating and camping within the more than 2 million acres of National Forest lands that surround Mammoth.  For the adventurous, at the Main Lodge you will also find zip lining, rock climbing and super bungee trampolines.  The town of Mammoth is also home to several music festivals including the Bluesapalooza, which showcases the best craft breweries and blues performers in the country!

Mammoth Lakes is also known for winter adventures that will accommodate the most ardent skiers to the newest of winter lovers. On more than 3,500 acres of ski-able terrain you will find amazing powder and one of the longest ski seasons anywhere.  Mammoth also offers cross country skiing, snowmobiling, tubing and snow play.

Mammoth Lakes is a great place!  Here are the top 3 things to know for your next visit.

  1. Mammoth has something for everyone – Bring the whole family!
  2. There are bears.  Keep your eyes peeled during the summer months to catch a glimpse of one of these impressive creatures.  But don’t try to feed them!
  3. The elevation is high – The Main Lodge is almost 9 thousand feet.  Drink plenty of water and stay rested in order to avoid altitude sickness.

Destination Expect, Cameron Nash

Cameron (7 Posts)

I was born and raised in the mountains of Utah and have loved the alpine environment my whole life. Whether I’m shredding down a mountainside, hiking up a trail or picking my mandolin in an alpine meadow, I am happiest when surrounded by mountains.

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