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Mammoth LakesUnited States of America

Experience the great outdoors at one of California’s premier mountain resort areas, where winter and summer promise adventures that are fun for the whole family.

Mammoth Lakes is a small mountain resort town encircled by towering mountains, crystal-clear alpine lakes and flower-filled meadows. Visit in winter for some of California’s most outstanding skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing. Arrive in summer to enjoy first-rate mountain bike trails, hiking, fishing and horse riding.

Take the lifts up Mammoth Mountain, which reaches a dizzying height of 11,053 feet (17,788 meters). Experience breathtaking views and begin an exhilarating downhill ride. Mammoth has more than 3,500 skiable acres, nearly 30 lifts and 150 snow trails. Slopes for all levels of experience offer powdery snow long into spring. If you don’t care for downhill skiing, try cross-country skiing or snowshoeing through dense alpine forests. Get away from the crowds and seek out your piece of wintery wonderland.

More gentle activities also abound in the area. Enjoy a hot air balloon ride over the wilderness, lounge in natural hot springs, take a leisurely horseback ride through the Inyo National Forest or play golf at Snowcreek Golf Course.

Summer brings hiking, biking, fishing and sightseeing opportunities. Hike in the Mammoth Lakes Basin area, where trails such as Panorama Dome Trail, Duck Lake Trail, and Inyo Craters Trail promise picturesque alpine scenery. Mammoth Mountain transforms into a maze of bicycle paths. See some of the world’s best riders in September’s Kamikaze Bike Games.

For more serenity, hop in the Gondola and soar up the mountain for panoramic views. With a stop midway up the mountain and 360-degree-views from the summit, it is a must-do activity.

Mammoth Lakes is located 40 miles (60 kilometers) east of Yosemite’s perimeter and about 300 miles (500 kilometers) from both San Francisco and Los Angeles and their international airports. The full-service resort has upmarket hotels and restaurants. Getting around is easy with free shuttles from the town to the slopes. Nestled in the heart of California, Mammoth Lakes is one of the country’s most acclaimed all-season resort towns.

Top Hotels in Mammoth Lakes

Shilo Inn Suites - Mammoth Lakes
Shilo Inn Suites - Mammoth Lakes
2.5 out of 5
2963 Main St, Mammoth Lakes, CA
The price is $129 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3

Situated in Mammoth Lakes, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center and Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort. Mammoth Mountain and Convict Lake ...

3.6/5Good! (961 reviews)

"This was a wonderful place to stay, the beds super comfortable and shower was great, very clean room. The carpets could of been cleaner, perhaps maybe sometime in the future they can get wooden floors. The staff were very attentive and served an wonderful breakfast the next morning. The lobby was ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Shilo Inn Suites - Mammoth Lakes
The Village Lodge
The Village Lodge
3.5 out of 5
1111 Forest Trail, Mammoth Lakes, CA
The price is $279 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2

Located in the heart of Mammoth Lakes, this golf hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Sierra Star Golf Course and Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort. Mammoth Hospital and ...

4.4/5Excellent! (967 reviews)
Mammoth Lakes getaway

"Always a great time to stay in the Village!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

The Village Lodge
Mammoth Mountain Inn
Mammoth Mountain Inn
3 out of 5
10400 Minaret Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA
The price is $149 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2

Located in the mountains, this Mammoth Lakes hotel offers ski-in/ski-out access within 6 mi (10 km) of Sierra Star Golf Course, Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center, ...

3.8/5Good! (979 reviews)

"Love this place. Convenient location to stay and great staff!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Mammoth Mountain Inn
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Mammoth Lakes

Snowcreek Resort
Snowcreek Resort
3 out of 5
1254 Old Mammoth Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA

Situated in Mammoth Lakes, this golf aparthotel is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center and within 9 mi (15 km) of Mammoth Mountain and Minaret ...

4.3/5Excellent! (120 reviews)

"Snowcreek was the perfect place to stay for my family. We loved the unit we stayed in sliding door to deck outside with beautiful green grass and pond to look at each day. Easy access to anything we wanted to do each day."…"

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2020

Snowcreek Resort
1.5 Bedrooms, 2 Bath, Walk to Canyon Lodge - Walking Distance to Village
1.5 Bedrooms, 2 Bath, Walk to Canyon Lodge - Walking Distance to Village
Mammoth Lakes, CA

Situated in Mammoth Lakes, this condo building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort, Sierra Star Golf Course, and Mammoth Hospital. Mammoth Lakes ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)
Mammoth stay

"We had a good time staying in this property. It was quite and everything was clean and as shown in the pictures. The two things which were not so great for us are there are some steps to get to the condo about 2 stories. Secondly, there were no exhausts in the either of the restrooms."…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

1.5 Bedrooms, 2 Bath, Walk to Canyon Lodge - Walking Distance to Village
Cozy Condo With Great Complex Amenities, Centrally Located
Cozy Condo With Great Complex Amenities, Centrally Located
Mammoth Lakes, CA

This family-friendly Mammoth Lakes condo building is within a 15-minute walk of Mammoth Hospital, Sierra Star Golf Course, and Edison Theater. Mammoth Mountain ...

2.3/5 (3 reviews)
Worst stay ever !

"I had a really bad stay here . Let’s start of with the first day we arrived we instantly found rat droppings. We also found trash that has not been taken out, rat traps, plumbing is so horrible every time your neighbor flushed or showered a very sqeaky loud noise would sound. The microwave did not ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Cozy Condo With Great Complex Amenities, Centrally Located
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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