Visitor Services Blogs

Family-Friendly Tips for Adjusting to High-Altitude in mammoth Lakes

May 29, 2018 / Charlotte Kaufman

The town of Mammoth Lakes is 7,900ft above sea level. Elevations this high mean that some people may experience side effects from high altitude. MORE

Work and Play in Mammoth Lakes

Oct 31, 2017 / Visit Mammoth Staff

Never choose between fun and productivity again with the Fort! MORE

What You Need to Know About Parking in Mammoth Lakes

Feb 02, 2017 / Jason Abplanalp

The spectacular peaks that make Mammoth Lakes a legendary recreation mecca leave limited space for expansive parking lots. While there’s never an actual shortage of overnight parking in Mammoth Lakes, knowing the rules and regulations will make it easier for you to park your vehicle legally. Mammoth Lakes’ parking codes... MORE

Top Spots for Dog Walking in Mammoth Lakes

May 26, 2016 / Monica Prelle

Chances are your dog loves to Visit Mammoth as much as you do, if not more. As Fido watches you pack the car with hiking, fishing and bike gear he anxiously waits for his dog bowl and bed to be put in the trunk. With a woof and a wag of the tail, he hops in the car ready for his mountain adventure—it’s Fido’s dogcation. Mammoth truly is a dog paradise.  MORE

5 Off-the-Beaten-Path Spots for Winter Adventures

Feb 15, 2016 / Monica Prelle

The snow-capped mountains and scent of pine in the cold crisp air can be just as invigorating as bombing down the mountain on skis or a snowboard. There’s just something about exploring the forest in winter, whether you’re on cross country skis, snowshoes or a snowmobile or just spending time sledding... MORE

Top Tips for Mountain Travel in the Winter

Jan 04, 2016 / Monica Prelle

The best way to handle mountain travel in the winter is to be prepared physically and mentally. MORE

Yosemite National Park Transportation

Jun 30, 2015 / Monica Prelle

The good news is that one of America’s favorite national parks is just one hour north of Mammoth Lakes. The even better news is that you don’t even have to drive. MORE

A Guide to Getting Around Mammoth Lakes

May 12, 2015 / Betsy Temple-Truax

One of the great characteristics of Mammoth Lakes is the community’s commitment to “feet-first” mobility, or the ability to get around town on foot, by bicycle, or by utilizing our comprehensive, free public transportation services instead of having to drive a car MORE