Your choice of terrain, sensational Sierra scenery and that famous California summer sunshine make an irresistible combination for mountain or road biking in Mammoth Lakes. Test your suspension on the Inyo National Forest's vast network of trails and unpaved roads. There are so many different conditions and views to discover; in fact, you may even cross a couple of microclimates.
Road bikers have plenty of asphalt routes to choose from, whether pedaling around town, gearing down to puff up Minaret Road to the Mammoth Mountain Main Lodge and beyond to the breathtaking Minaret Vista or cruising the scenic stretches of U.S. Highway 395.
For those who might not want to pedal the whole way, electric bicycles use your own "pedal power" in addition to assistance from the bike's power. Go off on your own or take a guided ride of the Mammoth Lakes area. There are multiple bike shops that offer this 'ease of travel'.
Calling all mountain bikers. Mammoth Mountain's ski slopes are transformed into the Mammoth Mountain Bike Park -- amountain bike paradise. Riders of all abilities and conditioning levels can take advantage of the extensive trail system. More than 80 miles of groomed single track trails and lift access to the 11,053-foot summit make the mountain a very popular destination.