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
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
Located at Main Lodge just 4 miles up Minaret Road from the Village, The Mammoth Adventure Center is your portal to fun, adventure, and the best family activities in the region. From our world class Bike Park to the breathtaking views and interpretive center at the summit of Mammoth Mountain, ...Learn More
Skip the hiking, catch a lift to the top, then bomb down as fast as you dare in a high-speed snow tubes. With a large snow play area and merry-go-round tubes for the littlest ones, Woolly's Tube Park and Snow Play is all-time fun for all ages. Tubers riding the big park must be 42" or taller.Learn More
If you're looking to get outside right in town, Mammoth Creek Park offers convenient access to casual outdoor recreation. From mid-May to early November (weather permitting), grassy lawns, playground equipment, picnic tables and a shaded creek for wading make the park a great place to spend a ...Learn More
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.
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. The Whitmore Pool is home to the Mammoth Sharks!Learn More
Snowcreek Athletic Club is adjacent to beautiful meadows, breathtaking mountain views, walking and biking paths and five outdoor tennis courts. Reach and exceed your fitness goals through personal training, small group training, fitness friendly and sport-specific programs for all levels and a...Learn More
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