Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center, a Designated California Welcome Center

2510 Main Street
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

Toll free phone: 888-466-2666

Local phone: 760-924-5500


Sunday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Monday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Dates Closed: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

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. Beyond the thoughtfully stocked books, maps and gift shop, the center offers free interpretive walks and talks. Just outside front door is access to trails for cross country in winter and biking in summer.

Traveler Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Overall Rating: 4.5

based on 215 reviews

Great Area To Visit
This is a nice area to visit, but very busy and crowded. The parking area is a nightmare. There are so many people visiting this area that you may have to walk quite a distance after parking your...
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Excellent, helpful information
Great place to get information on things to do in Mammoth Lakes. I would suggest going upon arrival so you have plenty of ideas for your vacation. Very informative. Thank you
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Friendly staff
Great place to begin your vacation. Lots of maps, friendly folks and a well-stocked bookstore. The staff were especially helpful and friendly.
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Gift Shop




Takes 1 - 2 hours