Summer Activities Blogs

Inyo National Forest Re-Opens on September 16

Aug 31, 2021 / Visit Mammoth

Updated at 4:45 pm on September 14 The Inyo National Forest will reopen on September 16. View the press release from the Inyo National Forest for more details. Although the forest around Mammoth Lakes will be completely open for recreation, fire restrictions are still in place to mitigate fire risk... MORE

6 Summer Music Festivals in Mammoth Lakes

Jul 22, 2021 / Meghan Miranda

There’s something about being outside listening to live music with a cold drink in hand. MORE

Plan Your Trip to the Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza

Jul 19, 2021 / Betsy Temple-Truax

The festival has a great vibe (and amazing beer and music) you simply won’t want to miss. MORE

Exploring The Village at Mammoth in Summer

Jul 16, 2021 / Alexia Wellons

The Village at Mammoth a hub for pre- and post-summer adventures, including dining, shopping and events.  MORE

Running, Biking & Multi-Sport Races in Mammoth Lakes

Jul 01, 2021 / Shannon Diffner

To get your heart rate pumping, here are some details on races and endurance events in Mammoth Lakes. MORE

FAQs for COVID-19 Recreation & Activities

Nov 13, 2020 / Meghan Miranda

As restrictions are slowly lifted, here are the answers to some frequently asked questions about recreation and activity closures in Mammoth Lakes and the surrounding areas. MORE

7 Picnic Spots Perfect for Takeout Meals in Mammoth Lakes

Jul 22, 2020 / Meghan Miranda

When the weather is warm enough (or if you’re willing to bundle up on a chilly night) an outdoor picnic is the perfect way to connect and enjoy a meal and maybe even a stellar sunset with family and friends after a day out adventuring. Grab takeout from your favorite local... MORE

The No. 1 Tip For Wildlife Viewing in Mammoth Lakes

Jul 21, 2020 / Dakota Snider

Have you ever sat back and watched a mule deer graze on grass? What about a black bear tearing apart a log to look for insects? There are hundreds of different types of wild animals in the Eastern Sierra. And summertime—when many species are the most active—is one of the... MORE