Family canoeing at Lake Mamie in the Mammoth Lakes Basin in Mammoth Lakes, CA

Boating, Kayaking & Paddle Boarding

Whether you’re paddling a kayak or stand-up paddle board, or motoring a pontoon boat or small fishing boat, getting out on the water offers a unique perspective and is an excellent way to observe waterfowl, fish, and other wildlife. The scenery is incomparable, with sweeping views of the surrounding mountains and distinctive geological features. Delight in the sight of Carson Peak from June Lake, or Mammoth Mountain from Lake Mary. See how many of the 300 species of birds who frequent Mono Lake you can spot. Many visitors have even been thrilled to spot eagles and black bears during their boating adventures.

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3203 Main Street
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
760-934-2471

Since 1989, Wave Rave has been a mecca for snowboarding professionals and enthusiasts alike. Whether you're in the market for a new board, a rental setup, or you just want to know the latest snow conditions in the Eastern Sierra, stop by Wave Rave to get stoked out by riders who live and breathe...Learn More

1 Visitor Center Drive
Highway 395
Lee Vining, CA 93541
760-647-3044

This saltwater lake is best known for its tufa towers which were formed with the interaction of the salt and the freshwater springs bubbling up from the bottom of the lake. The center has interactive displays that teach about many aspects of the Mono Basin's geology, ecology, and human history....Learn More

37 Twin Lakes Loop Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
760-934-7295

The Twin Lakes General Store, a beloved destination for more than 20 years, invites you to visit. If you're looking to spend time on the lake, we have rental rowboats, canoes and kayaks for a reasonable hourly rate. There's no better way to spend your time!

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3043 Main Street
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
760-934-2400

Footloose Sports is the premiere ski and bike shop and one of the most respected service-oriented sports shops in Mammoth. We offer Superfeet custom orthotics along with the latest brands in ski and snowboard gear, Mammoth logo wear, apres ski wear, shoes for hiking and running, bumper stickers...Learn More

3218 Main Street
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
760-934-7566

Kittredge Sports has all your year-round outdoor needs! We have summer backpacks, sleeping bags and pads, fishing gear and camping gear rentals and sales. For winter activities, we offer ski & snowboard rentals and sales and a repair shop. We sell top-of-the-line clothing and accessories....Learn More

Horseshoe Lake Beach and June Lake Beach
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
760-924-3075

We are the only paddleboard and kayak rentals on the beach at June Lake. If you're looking for paddleboards, know that we use the most stable and easy-to-handle equipment this side of the Sierra: Focus boards and Kialoa paddles. Beginners usually comment on how quickly they get the hang of it!...Learn More

760-934-1691

Some of the Eastern Sierra's most dramatic scenery can best be viewed from the water! Explore vast and ancient tufa formations at Mono Lake and kayak to Rush Creek on a guided natural history tour, or rent a kayak and head out on your own. Paddle the Long Valley Caldera on scenic Crowley Lake...Learn More

Rates as low as $99
163 Twin Lakes Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
800-626-6684

In the summer, rent a mountain bike and hit the trails on two wheels. Ride a full loop, or get free transportation back to Tamarack Lodge on the Town Trolley. 

Boat rentals-- including kayaks, canoes, and row boats-- are also available during the summer months for a day of fishing or a ...Learn More

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