Summer Activities

Summer Activities Lakes is ideally situated in the Eastern Sierra Nevada with the John Muir and Ansel Adams Wilderness in our backyard. With hundreds o miles of hiking trails you can easily hike to Yosemite National Park or Sequoia and King’s Canyon National Park in a multi-night backpacking trip. There are also endless possibilities for short over night trips to alpine lakes. Here are a few of our favorite backpacking destinations.MORE

Depending on the length of your run, you may not need anything additional to your normal running gear, but if you are going to make a good habit of trail running, and want to go on longer runs you might need a few things specific to trail running. Here are a few trail running essentials to get you started on the right foot.MORE

One of the best things about fishing is that even the best traveled of us have our old favorite, and familiar, fishing holes. Places we love to return to, both in person and in our minds. Hemingway had the Big Two-Hearted River. Norman Maclean had the Blackfoot. John Gierach has the St. Vrain. For the Navarro family of Long Beach, Lake George is the spot.MORE

Backpacking is a combination of hiking and camping. You are basically hiking your overnight gear into a wilderness location and spending a night or two camping in the great outdoors. Before you trek out on a backpacking trip for a night or a few there are a few things to know about backpacking in Mammoth Lakes.MORE