Summer Activities

Not all activities are open year-round. Please visit Mammoth Mountain's hours of operations page for more information on our winter and summer activities. 


Scenic Gondola Rides

Scenic Gondola Rides

Stunning Sierra Views

Take a Scenic Gondola Ride up Mammoth Mountain to explore all the fun at 11,053 ft. At the top, snap a selfie at the summit sign, enjoy lunch with panoramic views at the Eleven53 Café, and discover the history and wonder of the Sierra at the interpretive center. Make it a one-way trip – just top-off your water bottle and head back down on foot for a rewarding hike. Up to 2 kids (12 & under) ride FREE with each paying adult. 

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Explore Mammoth

Explore Mammoth

Discover the History and Wonder of the Sierra

Explore the geologic, natural and cultural history of the Eastern Sierra on this self-guided adventure amid a backdrop of high alpine peaks and pristine lakes. It starts with a Scenic Gondola Ride to the summit, where you can check out the Eleven53 Interpretive Center’s interactive exhibits, then stop at several on-mountain learning stations to find out why this is one of the most studied regions in the world. Free access with each gondola ticket.

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Adventure Center

Adventure Center

The Ultimate Summer Playground

Located across from Mammoth Mountain Inn, the Mammoth Adventure Center is your portal to the best family fun and outdoor activities in the region. With a world-class bike park, Scenic Gondola Rides, kids activities, interactive learning, plus the new Mammoth Mega Zip from the summit and Via Ferrata assisted-climbing experience, there’s action-packed fun for everyone.

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Sierra Star Golf Course

Sierra Star Golf Course

Elevate Your Game

Pristine lakes, emerald fairways and stunning mountain views – golf at Sierra Star is a deep immersion in the majesty of the Eastern Sierra. Find an unpretentious club house and friendly, experienced staff ready to serve your every need at the highest golf course in California. Limited time? No problem. Tee off in the morning then enjoy lunch at Chip Shots Café, or hit the course after 5pm to play 5 holes with the 5 at 5 deal – perfect for the whole family.

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Mammoth Bike Park

Mammoth Bike Park

Premier Bike Park in the U.S.

With some of the most radical terrain in the country, 80+ miles of trails to make progression easy, and a vast beginner zone for newbies, Mammoth Bike Park offers a world-class mountain biking experience for every skill level.

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Boating & Fishing

Boating & Fishing

Welcome to Trout Country

The Mammoth Lakes region is a world-class freshwater fishing destination with dozens of nearby lakes including the Mammoth Lakes Basin, Crowley Lake, June Lake, Mono Lake and the Owens River. Many options for boat rentals also provide those simply looking for a pleasure cruise to find their perfect patch of watery bliss.

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Hiking

Hiking

Explore the Area on Your Own 2 Feet

The options for hiking in and around 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. 

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Summer Events

Summer Events

Welcome to summer in Mammoth with a host of events and happenings including 4th of July Weekend, the Village Summer Movie Series, June Lake Triathlon, Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza, Mammoth Wine Weekend, just to name a few.

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Mammoth Lakes Basin

Mammoth Lakes Basin

The 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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Devils Postpile

Devils Postpile

The majesty of Reds Meadow and Devils Postpile National Monument lie just over the shoulder of Mammoth Mountain in the San Joaquin River Valley. In order to preserve this magical place, all visitors pay a small fee to ride a convenient shuttle to Devils Postpile, Rainbow Falls and other sights along the middle fork of the San Joaquin River. Tickets for the shuttle are available at the Adventure Center across from Mammoth Mountain Inn.

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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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