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town.mammoth lakes

The mega getaway for SoCal skiers & outdoor enthusiasts. San Francisco has the western Sierra's & most of Tahoe to recreate, but Southern California only has Big Bear for snow & lakes. The real snowboarders & skiers bypass all the crappy snow-n-crowds & head up Highway 395 a few hours, for epic conditions, a longer season, plus a much bigger mountain. Outdoor recreation all year long too with fishing, golfing, backpacking, mountain biking & much more.
elevation: 7860'
population: 8,132
zip code: 93546


On the slopes of the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountains, pine trees, creeks, granite cliffs

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Mono County
North of Bishop
off US 395 @ jct. Hwy 213




  • backpacking
  • boating
  • camping
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • snowboarding
  • snow skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • snow shoeing
  • primitive hot springs
  • rock climbing
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Inyo National Forest
  • Devils Postpile National Monument
  • Ansel Adams Wilderness
  • John Muir Wilderness
  • Convict Lake
  • Lake Mary
  • Lake Genevieve
  • Rock Creek Snow Park
  • Long Valley Caldera USGS
  • description:
    The most popular Eastern Sierra California Ski region, which is also a year round resort for outdoor recreation. SoCal loves this destination. Located on the slopes of the majestic Eastern Sierra mountains with village surrounded by pines. Tons of lodging, shopping, restaurants. Free shuttle bus around town! Free car camping all over in the Inyo National Forest. Laurel Lakes Road is worth the adventure. Plan on a full day of driving and high elevation hiking, above Convict Lake.

    Mammoth Ranger Station:
    Inyo National Forest
    Main Street / Hwy 203
    Mammoth Lakes, CA

    nearby towns:
    June Lake
    Crowley Lake
    Lee Vining
    Tom's Place
    Round Valley (Inyo)

    Lake Genevieve


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