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

Twin Lakes General Store invites you to visit and use our facilities. We have the best showers on the mountain for only $6 per person. There's no time limit and we offer a very clean environment. We also have rental row boats, canoes and kayaks for $20 an hour. We sell most anything you might...Learn More

Lake Mary Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
760-934-5353

At Lake Mary Marina, you're sure to find something to help make your vacation even more enjoyable. Whether you are looking to take in the luscious scenery of Lake Mary on a leisurely boat ride, get some exercise and take in the mountain air, or if you plan to fish, we have plenty of different...Learn More

Lake Mary Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
888-466-2666

Glacier-carved lakes form the Mammoth Lakes Basin. Twin Lakes, Lake Mary, Lake Mamie, Lake George and Horseshoe Lake are nestled below jagged peaks and pine forests. Easily accessible by public transportation, the basin provides hiking, biking and picnicking. Accessibility: Driving tour in...Learn More

800 Lake George Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
760-934-2261

At 9200 feet, Woods Lodge is nestled on spectacular Lake George in a setting of unequaled alpine beauty in California's High Sierras. Just a short distance from Mammoth Lakes, all of the rustic cabins have full kitchens and fireplaces. Many have spectacular views. Pets are accepted in some units...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

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

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

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