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
760-934-3781

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

416 Sierra Park Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
Kids and adults can let loose on in-line skates, Rollerblades or skateboards at this outdoor recreation area in the heart of Mammoth Lakes. Bring your own skates, or rental a pair on-site. The venue also offers volleyball, badminton, basketball, horseshoes, bean bag toss, blongoball, washer toss ...Learn More
692 Old Mammoth Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
760-965-3699

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

Sawmill Cut-off Rd.
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
760-934-8989
When it comes to outdoor recreation, Shady Rest Park has a lot to offer, including playground equipment, a sheltered picnic area, restrooms, picnic tables, sand volleyball courts, softball fields, soccer fields and a skate park. An on-site concession stand offers a variety of snacks. Plus, picnic...Learn More
164 Old Mammoth Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
855-288-8687

Mammoth Expeditions ATV Tours is a locally owned and operated ATV Tour Company. We offer three incredible tours. With our quality service, provided meals and spectacular views, you are sure to have a Mammoth Experience! This is our first year of operation and we're excited to connect with our ...Learn More

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

The award winning welcome center and staff is the first step in making the most out of your visit to Mammoth Lakes. Located within the Inyo National Forest, it is operated by the US Forest Service, National Park Service and Mammoth Lakes Tourism which means it's a one stop shop for visitors. ...Learn More

Sierra Park Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
888-466-2666

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

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

Just south of Mammoth Lakes, Hot Creek 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 within a ...Learn More

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