Mammoth is famous the world over for its skiing. And justly so. But when the snow melts and wildflowers spring up across wide-open alpinemeadows, summer in Mammoth Lakes remains one of California's best-kept secrets.
As the adage goes: you come for the winters and end up staying—or coming backagain and again—for the summers.
With its "fine shining weather " (asJohn Muir put it), its awe-inspiring scenery, its vast network of uncrowdedhiking and biking trails, its lakes and streams and world-class trout fishing,its golf courses, old-growth forests, and unparalleled access to the wilds ofthe High Sierra, we think Mammoth is the greatest summer recreation destinationin North America.
But don’t take our word for it. Get up here and get out intoit!
Click on the links below to explore some of what's possiblein Mammoth Lakes:
Hiking, biking, birding, paddling, rock climbing, fishing,visiting a ghost town, camping out, backpacking, golfing, getting out with thefamily, getting out with the dog, horseback riding, Jeeping,OHV riding, seeing waterfalls and crazy geological formations, trail running,playing tennis, skateboarding, swimming, shooting nature photos, seeing bears, visitingYosemite, geocaching, shopping, eating, sampling microbrews, listening to livemusic, getting a massage.