Welcome to Mammoth Lakes California also known as “heaven on earth.”
The Town of Mammoth Lakes is situated on the east side of Yosemite in the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range. Majestic in scale and awesome in its natural beauty, the year-round playground of Mammoth Lakes is one of those rare places that you must see to believe. The name speaks to the size of the mountains, the expanse of the valleys, the incredible number of crystal-clear mountain lakes and the endless opportunities for adventure just outside your door.
In Mammoth you can truly “play where you live” offering 300+ days of sunshine annually. The mountainous terrain and high-elevation, makes the area unique for exceptional skiing conditions at Mammoth Mountain, back country skiing, ice climbing, high-altitude training, ice skating and a host of summer recreational activities including hiking, mountain-biking, road-cycling, rock-climbing, paddle boarding, kayaking, fishing, biking, golfing and much more. The options are endless. Each season offers jaw dropping scenery making it difficult to say which time of year is your favorite.
Only five driving hours from Los Angeles makes Mammoth easily accessible to California residents and world-wide tourists. Once in Mammoth Lakes, the free public transportation system provides winter and summer access to popular stops throughout the area. In addition, regional transportation services make exploring outside of Mammoth easy including trips to Yosemite, Mono Lake, Bodie State Historic Park and more.