300 Days of Sunshine

Summers In Mammoth Lakes

The Mammoth Lakes area offers no shortage of outdoor adventures and family-friendly activities. Enjoy everything from heart-pounding mountain biking adventures to fishing, kayaking, horseback riding, golfing, or hiking trails and nature walks.

We are excited to announce a new summer partnership with Black Tie Adventure Rentals! Black Tie offers premium adventure rental products including; E-Bikes, both Downhill Mountain Bikes and Town Cruisers, Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Boards (SUPs), Kayaks and Float Tubes, Dirt Bikes and Motorcycles, and SUVs. Experience convenience and Black Tie’s award-winning service when you get their full product line delivered directly to the resort.  You are also welcome to visit their walk-in location at 501 Old Mammoth Road. Inventory is limited, reserve in advance!

Outbound Mammoth guests receive 10% off when you book with code SNRBTR.  Reserve online today!

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      Bird Watching

      The birds of the Eastern Sierra offer both the casual and the dedicated birdwatcher a large and diverse population, with nearly 300 species of birds spotted in the area. With a pair of binoculars and a bird identification guide, birding in the Eastern Sierra can be rewarding for a few hours or for a lifetime.

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        Water Sports

        Visit Mono Lake, Grant Lake, or the majestic mountain scapes of Crowley Lake for canoeing, kayaking, and other outdoor adventures. Rent your canoes, kayaks, or even jet skis, boats, and boating equipment to enjoy a fun-filled time with the entire family in the beautiful outdoors.

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          Mammoth Lakes fishing is available year-round. Well-known fishing areas include Mammoth Lakes Basin, Mammoth Creek, Convict Lake, Crowley Lake, Rock Creek Lake to Long Lake, June Lake Loop.

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            Enjoy world class Mammoth Lakes golfing just a short distance from our resort. Let our friendly staff set up a tee time in a spectacular setting or get you to the driving range. And yes, the ball does travel farther at 9,000 ft. elevation.

            Sierra Star Golf Club:
            2001 Sierra Star Parkway, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

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              Mammoth Lakes is surrounded by two million acres of Inyo National Forest that includes the pristine John Muir and Ansel Adams Wildernesses. Enjoy scenic drives, nature walks, picnicking, and stunning photography spots around the vistas, fields of wildflowers and granite peaks. Favorite areas for hiking include: the Mammoth Lakes Basin and Red Madow.

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                Horseback Riding

                Mammoth Lakes horseback riding in an ideal way to experience the stunning terrain. Many outfitters offer short, hour-long, to full-day rides along with week-long trips. Contact our preferred outfitters for information and pricing.

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                  Kayaking & Paddleboarding

                  Excellent paddling opportunities abound at the numerous lakes in the Mammoth Lakes area. Kayak on Mono Lake or paddleboard while taking in the granite skyline surrounding the Mammoth Lakes Basin.

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                    Mountain Biking

                    Riders of all abilities can enjoy Mammoth Mountain Bike Park's extensive trail system. The Scenic Gondola provides uphill access for mountain bikers throughout the summer, withmore than 100 miles of dirt singletrack trail with 3,100 foot descent from the summit. Take the 'Bike Park' shuttle from The Village at Mammoth. Mountain bikes are transported to the Main Lodge area free of charge for those who have purchased a Mountain Bike Park Pass.

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                      Music Festivals

                      Summer brings jazz in July with the Mammoth Lakes Jazz Jubilee while August brings blues with the Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza, Mammoth Food & Wine Experience, classical music with the Sierra Summer Festival, the Mammoth Festival, chamber music with the Mammoth Music Festival and the Felici Piano Trio presented by Chamber Music Unbound and Mammoth Rocks / Taste of the Sierra.

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                        Rock Climbing

                        The Mammoth Lakes area has mountaineering and rock climbing terrain for everyone. Hire a local guide to show you the ropes or get the kids interested at Mammoth Mountain's rock climbing wall — a great place to try out the basics.

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                          Summer Camps

                          From soccer and gymnastics to wilderness, and many other types—treat your kids to a fun summer camp experience, and give yourself some alone time to explore all Mammoth Lakes has to offer. Check the dates, times and age ranges in the link below:

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                            Visit Yosemite

                            Explore Yosemite National Park during your stay, within an hour's drive from the Tioga Pass entrance on Highway 120, south of Lee Vining. From there you begin your adventure to the John Muir Trail, Crane Flat and Tuolumne Meadows. Continue on the Yosemite Valley (1-1/2 hour) to see the spectacular wonders of the Sierra.