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Mammoth Mountain
Vacation Travel Guide

Although it is first and foremost a ski destination, you will want to experience this Sierra Nevada Mountain resort any month of the year.

Mammoth Mountain Ski Area in Eastern California is a skier's paradise. Located along the Sierra Nevada Mountains, its prime conditions and varied runs make it a world-class destination for snow sports. When you aren't hitting the slopes, the lively resort offers other diversions year-round.

Mammoth Mountain is known for its long ski season, typically lasting from November through June. High-caliber trails and terrain parks attract skiers and snowboarders from around the world. Get your heart racing or simply watch others at Unbound Main. This extreme snow park has technical rails and massive jumps that will test even the most seasoned sportsperson. Whether you are an experienced skier tackling the peak at Dave's Run or a novice on skis for the first time at Sesame Street, this mountain has challenges to suit every skill level.

Explore the beauty of the surrounding Inyo National Forest. Rent a snowmobile for high-paced fun or don cross-country skis for a peaceful afternoon in the wilderness. Follow hundreds of miles of trails on your own or with a guide.

When ski season ends, fish in one of the area's pristine streams or lakes and try to reel in a big catch. Rent a bike or put on comfortable hiking boots to explore the many trails winding around the mountain. Pitch a tent and build a campfire in one of several designated campsites scattered throughout the area. Take a gondola to the top of Mammoth Mountain's 2.1-mile (3.4-kilometer) peak; you may see Yosemite National Park on the horizon.

Throughout the year, Mammoth Mountain hosts various festivals and events. It also has a wide range of restaurants, bars and entertainment venues. For a relaxing day, indulge in a spa day at the resort.

Fly into Mammoth Yosemite Airport just east of the resort. Whether you visit in June or January, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area will keep you entertained for days. Come ready to experience beautiful wilderness, unparalleled snow conditions and five-star spa amenities.

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Mammoth Mountain Inn
Mammoth Mountain Inn
3 out of 5
10400 Minaret Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA
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The price is $168 per night from Feb 9 to Feb 10

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! (986 reviews)

"This is our first time at Mammoth Mtn, and I’d say we love the place & people. Cade made sure our stay is safe & comfortable. Looking forward to coming back soon."…"

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2020

Mammoth Mountain Inn
Austria Hof Lodge
Austria Hof Lodge
3 out of 5
924 Canyon Blvd, Mammoth Lakes, CA
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Located in the mountains, this Mammoth Lakes hotel offers ski-in/ski-out access within 3 mi (5 km) of Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort, Tamarack Cross Country Ski ...

3.8/5Good! (985 reviews)

"I loved the cleanliness of the room and the view. Very close to the lift chairs."…"

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2020

Austria Hof Lodge
The Westin Monache Resort, Mammoth
The Westin Monache Resort, Mammoth
4 out of 5
50 Hillside Dr, Po Box 388, Mammoth Lakes, CA
The price is $319 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2

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

4.5/5Wonderful! (988 reviews)

"Recommended. Nice resort, excellent service, courteous staffs."…"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

The Westin Monache Resort, Mammoth
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Feb 5, 2019

not enough places to eat. people not very helpful or friendly.

5/5 - Excellent

Lan

Nov 25, 2018

Dress warmly. Goggles and face mask help a lot.

5/5 - Excellent

JesusValdez

Sep 6, 2018

Just had enough time to go visit the local lakes,a great time for relaxation.

5/5 - Excellent

GIGI

Sep 1, 2018

FOR HIKING, THE SHUTTLE BUS WAS AN EXCELLENT WAY TO GO.

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Mammoth Mountain Inn
Mammoth Mountain Inn
3 out of 5
10400 Minaret Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA
The price is $168 per night from Feb 9 to Feb 10
Mammoth Mountain Inn
Austria Hof Lodge
Austria Hof Lodge
3 out of 5
924 Canyon Blvd, Mammoth Lakes, CA
Austria Hof Lodge
The Westin Monache Resort, Mammoth
The Westin Monache Resort, Mammoth
4 out of 5
50 Hillside Dr, Po Box 388, Mammoth Lakes, CA
The price is $319 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
The Westin Monache Resort, Mammoth
Tamarack Lodge and Resort
Tamarack Lodge and Resort
3 out of 5
163 Twin Lakes Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA
The price is $235 per night from Feb 7 to Feb 8
Tamarack Lodge and Resort
Mammoth Luxury Home Rentals
Mammoth Luxury Home Rentals
10001 MINARET RD, Mammoth Lakes, CA
Mammoth Luxury Home Rentals
Shilo Inn Suites - Mammoth Lakes
Shilo Inn Suites - Mammoth Lakes
2.5 out of 5
2963 Main St, Mammoth Lakes, CA
The price is $169 per night from Feb 14 to Feb 15
Shilo Inn Suites - Mammoth Lakes
Ski In Ski Out Bridges Penthouse #375
Ski In Ski Out Bridges Penthouse #375
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Ski In Ski Out Bridges Penthouse #375
Juniper Springs Resort
Juniper Springs Resort
3.5 out of 5
4000 Meridian Blvd, Mammoth Lakes, CA
The price is $208 per night from Feb 2 to Feb 3
Juniper Springs Resort
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Mammoth Lakes, CA
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