Kids fishing at lower Twin Lake near Mammoth Lakes

Family Friendly

Year-round activities range from relaxing to pure adventure. Mammoth Lakes is truly an epic playground for kids and adults alike. Share the wonders of nature with your kids and watch them learn firsthand about local wildlife. Swim in a heated pool or picnic in the shade of a towering pine. Enjoy miles of paved and dirt bike paths or explore local skateboard parks, ball fields and playgrounds. Festivals and events throughout the year cater to children and adults alike. Mammoth Lakes vacations are kid-friendly and family approved!

This is just a sampling of what you'll find in Mammoth Lakes on your next Family Trip:

  • Explore hiking trails and wilderness areas on more than 2 million acres of National Forest lands
  • Fish pristine mountain streams and lakes
  • Explore the area on horseback
  • Take an exhilarating helicopter tour
  • Have a family adventure at Mammoth Mountain with mountain biking, zip lining, rock climbing or jumping on a super bungee trampoline.
  • Create new memories with a rollicking tubing and snowplay session.
  • Enjoy a relaxing day of skiing or snowboarding at Eagle Lodge or June Mountain


Kid and Family Friendly Events

Family Friendly

100 College Parkway
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

Dave McCoy's vision to cultivate higher education and the arts in the Eastern Sierra is shared by many. Mammoth Lakes Foundation's goal is to maintain a permanent college campus with facilities for academic studies, to teach and encourage an appreciation of the arts, and to offer student housi...Learn More

100 College Parkway
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

Mammoth Lakes Repertory Theatre hosts several shows throughout the year, many of them geared toward families. In addition its year-round programming, MLRT also hosts Poetry Out Loud for high schoolers, Theatre For Young Audiences shows for elementary students, and works with local high schools...Learn More

Main Street
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

Enjoy The Mountain is a premier provider of adventure and off-road experiences. In Mammoth Lakes, Enjoy the Mountain provides ATV Tours and Jeep Tours through hundreds of miles of wonderful mountains trails. All tours are private, and the experience can be customized whether you just want to r...Learn More

Sierra Park Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

Come enjoy traditional family fun and gorgeous mountain scenery at the Mammoth Lakes outdoor ice rink. Located behind the Mammoth Lakes Public Library and nestled against a beautiful alpine meadow, the ice rink offers spectacular 360 degree views of the Sherwin's and the great White Mountains....Learn More

1 Red Circle
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

Offers guided trail rides by horseback. A 2-hour excursion just downstream from the Devils Postpile National Monument formation, Rainbow Falls drops an impressive 101 feet. This obscure part of the National Park System features unique basalt rock formations and inspiring trail rides.

Th...Learn More