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.

Keep scrolling for more ways to play in the water in Mammoth Lakes.

Boating, Kayaking & Paddle Boarding

Videos

Mammoth Lakes | No Small Adventure
The Ultimate Guide to the Mammoth Lakes Basin
Learning about Mono Lake with local naturalist Erik Lyon
Stand Up Paddle Boarding at 9000′ | Mammoth Lakes, CA
360° Summer Adventures in Mammoth Lakes
Mammoth Lakes | No Small Adventure
The Ultimate Guide to the Mammoth Lakes Basin
Learning about Mono Lake with local naturalist Erik Lyon
Stand Up Paddle Boarding at 9000′ | Mammoth Lakes, CA
360° Summer Adventures in Mammoth Lakes

Boating, Kayaking & Paddle Boarding

blogs

Where to

float or rent equipment

Tamarack Lodge

163 Twin Lakes Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

800-626-6684

Perched on the shore of Twin Lakes and steeped in rustic charm, historic Tamarack Lodge is Mammoth’s most secluded resort. Enjoy the outdoor adventures just beyond your doorstep, dine at Mammoth’s most refined restaurant, and take a rejuvenating break from the modern world in pure comfort. Amenities include Wi-Fi, Tamarack… Learn More

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Lake Mary Marina & Store

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,… Learn More

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Twin Lakes General Store

518 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 rowboats, canoes and kayaks for $20 an hour. We sell… Learn More

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Mammoth Lakes Trail System

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Mammothtrails.org is the all-season reference for information about the trails of the Mammoth Lakes Trail System. Operated in conjunction with the National Forest Service and the Town of Mammoth Lakes, the Mammoth Lakes Trail System website provides visitors with accurate location, terrain, and difficulty information for over 100 individual trails… Learn More

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Wave Rave Snowboard Shop

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… Learn More

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Mammoth Lakes Basin

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 summer and fall. Learn More

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Crystal Crag Boat Rentals

40 Around Lake Mary Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

760-934-2436

Come and enjoy our breathtaking beauty, crystal clear air and water and amazing scenery. We have eight motorboats and one pontoon boat available for half- or full-day rentals on Lake Mary. You do not need to be a lodge guest to rent from us. Give us a call or stop by… Learn More

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Footloose Sports

3043 Main Street
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

760-934-2400

Footloose Sports is the premier 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 and more…. Learn More

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Pokonobe Resort and General Store

Lake Mary
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

760-934-2437

Pokonobe is a private venue located on the shores of Lake Mary. In addition to event space, there is also a full-service marina with boat rentals, as well as a General Store with fishing supplies, snacks, beverages and souvenirs. Pokonobe is open in the summer months only. Learn More

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Mono Basin National Forest Scenic Area and Visitors Center

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

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