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SCENIC GONDOLA

SCENIC GONDOLA

The summit of Mammoth at 11,053 feet is perhaps the most stunning view you'll find in California. Enjoy 360 degree views of over 400 miles of high altitude peaks. But don't be fooled by the remote elevation – once you reach the top you'll discover there's plenty to do. You'll be amazed at what you find above 11,000 feet. 

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MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK

MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK

Mammoth Mountain Bike Park offers terrain for every ability level, boasting 3,500 acres and over 80 miles of single track. We offer the best Beginner experience in the industry at the Discovery Zone, miles and miles of forested Intermediate Cross Country trails and are the leaders in building diverse and creative gravity fed downhill Expert and Pro level trails. 

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SIERRA STAR GOLF

SIERRA STAR GOLF

At 8,000 feet above sea level, Sierra Star Golf Course is the highest golf course in California. With snow-capped peaks in every direction, winding mountain streams, lush wildflowers, fairways lined with Jeffrey pines and towering red firs and the occasional family of deer, you won't find a more stunning golf course anywhere.

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LAKES BASIN + BIKE TRAIL

LAKES BASIN + BIKE TRAIL

The Mammoth Lakes Basin is a family favorite destination for hiking, biking, fishing and more. Just a few miles up Lake Mary Road lies endless exploration. The first destination is Twin Lakes, sitting beautifully at 8,500 feet with Mammoth’s own shore-side Tamarack Lodge as an option for lodging, fine dining, camping and fishing. Continue up the road on one of the paved bike paths and you’ll find Lake Mary, Lake Mamie and Horseshoe Lake. 

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HIKING

HIKING

The options for hiking in and around Tamarack and the greater Mammoth Lakes region are almost too many to list. From mellow trails around town to soaring vistas along the Sherwins, the paths abound to the casual enthusiast or avid adventurer. 

Tamarack-Based Hikes

All hikes listed below can start out your Tamarack front door. Stop by the front desk for maps and expert advice on local favorites.

From Twin Lakes

Panorama Dome: easy, scenic half-mile hike across the dome for expansive view of Mammoth; trailhead is on Lake Mary Road,100 yards past the turnoff to Tamarack Lodge.

Twin Lakes to Mammoth Mountain: 3 miles uphill; climb 2,500 feet in elevation for the rare opportunity to summit Mammoth from the backside; trailhead is over the bridge and at the far end of the campground loop road.



From Coldwater Campground

Mammoth Consolidated Mine and Heart Lake: find the mining company buildings less than a quarter mile from the upper parking area; continue a mile past them to Heart Lake.

Emerald Lake and Sky Meadows: gentle three-quarter mile trail to Emerald Lake and two miles to wildflower-rich Sky Meadows; trailhead starts from the campground's upper parking area

Duck Pass: get your heart pumping on this five-mile uphill switchback to the deepest-blue lake you've ever seen; pass Arrowhead, Skelton and Barney Lakes on the way; there are more lakes and meet-up with the John Muir/Pacific Crest Trail for endless exploring; trailhead starts from the campground's upper parking area.



From Lake George

TJ and Barrett Lakes: short and sweet moderate hike is half mile to Barrett Lake and three-quarter mile to TJ; trailhead from Lake George parking area.

Crystal Lake and Mammoth Crest: climb high for great views of the Lakes Basin; 1.5 miles to the lake and three to the crest; trailhead from Lake George parking area.

From Horseshoe Lake

Horseshoe Lake Loop Trail: a mellow one-mile loop around the lake; mountain bikes ok

McLeod Lake: great with kids and dogs because it's short (half-mile) with gradual uphill and a great ending at a lovely lakeside picnic beach; these catch-and-release waters are swimming with cutthroat trout.

Crater Meadows and Red Cones: trail continues beyond McLeod Lake to provide a 3.5 mile tour of the backside of Mammoth Crest.
 
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BOATING + FISHING

BOATING + FISHING

Set on the beautiful Twin Lakes and striking distance to the Lakes Basin, Lake Crowley, June Lake and Mono Lake, Tamarack Lodge offers world class fresh-water fishing inherent in the Eastern Sierra right at your doorstep. Many options for boat rentals on said lakes also provide those simply looking for a pleasure cruise to find their perfect patch of watery bliss. 
Fishing at Tamarack

- Poles and boat rentals at your service
- Fishing licenses available in The Village at McCoy Sports (required for ages 16 and over)
- Stocked by the Department of Fish and Game and weekly with Alpers "monster" rainbows in peak summer months
- Great for kids (young anglers-in-the-making) - gentle waters, footbridges and accessible shores
- Fishing season: last weekend in April through Nov. 15 every year
- Remember, this is bear country; properly store away all food and fish
- Check out VisitMammoth.com/Fishing for more info!
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DEVILS POSTPILE + REDS MEADOW

DEVILS POSTPILE + REDS MEADOW

Established in 1911 by presidential proclamation, Devils Postpile National Monument protects and preserves the Devils Postpile formation, the 101-foot high Rainbow Falls, and pristine mountain scenery.  The formation is a rare sight in the geologic world and ranks as one of the world's finest examples of columnar basalt. Its columns tower 60 feet high and display an unusual symmetry.

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YOSEMITE

YOSEMITE

Ever since Ansel Adams first brought its magnificent landscape to the public eye, our neighbor to the north, Yosemite National Park, has inspired people and drawn visitors from around the globe. Less than an hour away, Mammoth is the ideal launch pad for your national park adventure. And if you just want to be within eye shot of this wonder, but away from the masses, Mammoth is your spot. 

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VILLAGE SHOPPING

VILLAGE SHOPPING

The Village at Mammoth offers the best selection of California lifestyle products in the region, showcasing the latest styles from an exciting mix of trend-setting brands. Whether you're outfitting for a mountain adventure, a night out on the town, or looking for the perfect gift, we've got you covered in the Village!

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DINING

DINING

Tamarack's Lakefront Restaurant is ranked the #1 dining establishment in Mammoth Lakes and is a must visit for lunch, happy hour and dinner! There are many more options in the Village and on-mountain as well from casual to upscale! Visit Mammoth's dining guide for more info!

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