Located in the heart of the breathtaking Sierra Nevada Mountains, Mammoth Lakes is easy to access by car from anywhere in California or Nevada. Road tripping to Mammoth Lakes is an experience in itself. From Southern California, you’ll pass by iconic natural wonders, including Mt. Whitney, the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest and Death Valley. Traveling from the north, be sure to stop by Bodie State Historic Park or the other-worldly Mono Lake. No matter where you’re driving from, once you hit the scenic Hwy. 395 you’ll instantly feel like “the mountains are calling” as towering Eastern Sierra peaks dominate the horizon.
Find more information about driving to Mammoth Lakes, including directions, information on road conditions and seasonal driving tips, below.