Outdoor Activities in Mammoth Lakes

Outdoor activities in Mammoth Lakes are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Mammoth Lakes comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Mammoth Lakes and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Mammoth Lakes has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Mammoth Lakes.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Mammoth Lakes:

  1. #1 of 37 Outdoors Activities in Mammoth Lakes
    - Used in 311 itineraries
    Devil's Postpile National Monument

    Tags: Geological Formation, Park, Monument

    Address: Devil's Postpile Parking, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Located within the Devils Postpile National Monument are a handful of intriguing and enchanting natural features. These include: Devil's Postpile: A dark cliff columnar basalt rock formations more th...Read more

  2. #2 of 37 Outdoors Activities in Mammoth Lakes
    - Used in 312 itineraries
    Mammoth Mountain

    Tags: Outdoors, Mountain, Park

    Address: 10001 Minaret Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This lava dome, 3,371 meters high, formed in eruptions about 110-57 thousand years ago, is the sole reason the town below exists. Its alpine skiing area is the highest in California, and said to be am...Read more

  3. #3 of 37 Outdoors Activities in Mammoth Lakes
    - Used in 77 itineraries
    Convict Lake

    Tags: Outdoors, Waterfront, Hiking Trail, Lake

    Address: Convict Lake, Mammoth Lakes, CA, USA

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Usually when a mountain lake is this dramatically beautiful it is also hard to access. This is practically at the doorstep of the Mammoth Yosemite Airport. The lake of crystal clear waters is named fo...Read more

  4. #4 of 37 Outdoors Activities in Mammoth Lakes
    - Used in 226 itineraries
    Lake Mary

    Tags: Water Body, Waterfront, View Point, Waterfall

    Address: Pacu Ln, Bishop, CA 93514

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    8900 feet above sea level, breathtaking scenery all around, a mirror like lake surrounded by a rolling canopy of pine trees - this is a very nice base camp in both the summer and winter. The area arou...Read more

  5. #5 of 37 Outdoors Activities in Mammoth Lakes
    - Used in 89 itineraries
    Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center

    Tags: Tourist Center

    Address: 2510 Main St, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The US Forest Service, National Park Service, Mammoth Lakes Tourism and Eastern Sierra Interpretive Center all contribute to the functioning of this tourist center. It’s definitely the very firs...Read more

  6. #6 of 37 Outdoors Activities in Mammoth Lakes
    - Used in 76 itineraries
    Mammoth Brewing Company

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Adults

    Address: 18 Lake Mary Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 09:30 pm Details

    Founded in 1995 at 8000 feet above sea level this brewery is the highest on the west coast of the USA. The main beers to check out at the tasting room here are the Double Nut Brown porter and the Real...Read more

  7. #7 of 37 Outdoors Activities in Mammoth Lakes
    - Used in 194 itineraries
    Hot Creek Geological Site

    Tags: Geological Formation

    Address: Hot Creek Hatchery Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Long Valley Caldera may no longer be erupting but it is by no means dormant. Just check out this landscape of vividly blue boiling water, geysers, fumaroles and craters; listen to all the hissing,...Read more

  8. #8 of 37 Outdoors Activities in Mammoth Lakes
    - Used in 28 itineraries
    Obsidian Dome

    Tags: Geological Formation, Adults

    Address: Obsidian Dome, Obsidian Dome Rd, California

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Obsidian is a volcanic glass produced when felsic lava cools rapidly with minimal crystal growth. Now imagine an entire mile long hill 300 feet high made of that. As far as geological features go, thi...Read more

  9. #9 of 37 Outdoors Activities in Mammoth Lakes
    - Used in 72 itineraries
    Minaret Vista

    Tags: Geological Formation, View Point, Adults

    Address: Lookout Point Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546, United States

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    During summer, motorists usually find it a cool fact that this is the highest driveable location in the Mammoth Falls region. It’s only when they arrive that they find an even cooler sight - the...Read more

  10. #10 of 37 Outdoors Activities in Mammoth Lakes
    - Used in 53 itineraries
    Crystal Lake

    Tags: Trail, Hiking Trail, Lake

    Address: Crystal Lake, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A short but steep 1.1 mile hike with a 900 feet vertical rise from the trailhead will bring you to this lake. And it’s not just the ascent that slows you down. You’ll pass by so many diffe...Read more

  11. #11 of 37 Outdoors Activities in Mammoth Lakes
    - Used in 31 itineraries
    Hot Creek Trout Hatchery

    Tags: Farm

    Address: 121 Hot Creek Hatchery Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

    Timings: 07:30 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The trout found in the rivers and lakes all over Mammoth Lakes don’t naturally reproduce at that rate. Rather, their population is sustained by active breeding. And that breeding is done here at...Read more

  12. #12 of 37 Outdoors Activities in Mammoth Lakes
    - Used in 112 itineraries
    Crowley Lake

    Tags: Outdoors, Water Body, View Point, Lake

    Address: Crowley Lake Fish Camp, 1149 S Landing Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    With over 45 miles worth of coast, this 12 miles long and 5 miles wide man made reservoir lake sees some intense fishing activity in the first days of opening season. The reason? This lake has some of...Read more

  13. #13 of 37 Outdoors Activities in Mammoth Lakes
    - Used in 18 itineraries
    Mammoth Crest Trail

    Tags: Outdoors, Trail, View Point, Hiking Trail

    Address: Mammoth Crest California 93634

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The trailhead for this is the same as the crystal lake trailhead. Follow the path, taking in the views, until you come to the signposted junction, and then fork towards Mammoth Crest. You will eventua...Read more

  14. #14 of 37 Outdoors Activities in Mammoth Lakes
    - Used in 6 itineraries
    Mcgee Creek

    Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Hiking Trail, Adventure

    Address: 110 Mcgee Creek Rd #1, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is a long but absolutely beautiful hike. From the trail head you have the option of two destinations, both following the creek canyon nearly all the way - Steelhead Lake or Big McGee Lake. Either...Read more

  15. #15 of 37 Outdoors Activities in Mammoth Lakes
    Skelton Lake And Consolidated Gold Mine

    Tags: Water Body, Waterfront, Mine, Hiking Trail

    Address: Skelton Lake, California 93546

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This mountain lake is a great place for angling but gets frequently overlooked as hikers tend to simply pass it by on their way to the better known Duck Lake. To get here, take the trail from the Cold...Read more