Kids fishing at lower Twin Lake near Mammoth Lakes

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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!

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Hot Creek Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
760-934-2664

Just south of Mammoth Lakes, Hot Creek Trout Hatchery is a historic site of trout production and a major supplier of trout for the excellent fishing in nearby lakes and streams. The Owens River, Lake Crowley, geothermal sites of interest, beautiful alpine lakes and Mammoth Mountain are all wit...Learn More

2510 Main Street
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
888-466-2666

The Welcome Center sells field guides, regional and children's books, puppets, games, stuffed animals and so much more. Educational interpretive displays describe the regions geology and history. The center has wilderness permits for the Ansel Adams and John Muir Wilderness, area maps, camping...Learn More

904 Benton Crossing Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
760-935-4222

The facility is open from mid-June to mid-August and includes a six-lane 25-meter pool, children's wading pool, restrooms, hot showers, lawn area with shade structure and vending machines. Red Cross-certified personnel staff the pool. Recreation swimming daily; lap swimming Monday through Frid...Learn More

1390 Meridian Boulevard
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
760-965-3690
Adjacent to Volcom Brothers Skate Park and accessible by bike path, the playground and walking paths at Trails End Park are the perfect place to spend a leisurely afternoon outdoors. Restrooms, benches and tables are on-site for public use. Parking is also available.Learn More
10001 Minaret Road
Via Mammoth Mountain Scenic Gondola
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
800-626-6684

Take in the view from the Scenic Gondola as you climb to the top of Mammoth Mountain at 11,053 feet (3,368 m). At the summit, explore the Eleven53 Interpretive Center, with interactive displays of the area's geologic, hydrologic and volcanic history.

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