The Mammoth Lakes Trail System offers boundless recreation opportunities on more than 300 miles of trails. From granite crags to trout-stocked lakes, pine forests to alpine meadows, there’s something for all seasons, interests and abilities, motorized and non-motorized alike. Managed jointly by the Town of Mammoth Lakes and the Inyo National Forest, the system includes connections to three wilderness areas, Devils Postpile National Monument, the Pacific Crest Trail and more. Many of these attractions are accessible right from the center of town! Explore MammothTrails.org and discover the adventures of a lifetime.
Welcome to the Mammoth Lakes Trail System!
- Town (+)
Inyo Craters (+)
- C Trail - Groomed Snowmobile Trail
- D Trail - Groomed Snowmobile Trail
- Earthquake Fault Trail
- F Trail - Groomed Snowmobile Trail
- G Trail - Groomed Snowmobile Trail
- H Trail - Groomed Snowmobile Trail
- Inyo Craters Trail
- I Trail - Groomed Snowmobile Trail
- L Trail - Groomed Snowmobile Trail
- Mountain View Trail
- Eastern Lands (+)
- Mammoth Mountain (+)
- Sherwins (+)
Lakes Basin (+)
- Coldwater-George Trail
- Crystal Lake Trail
- Duck Pass Trail
- Emerald Lake - Skelton Lake Trail
- Heart Lake Trail
- Horseshoe Lake Loop
- Lakefront Path
- Lakes Basin Path
- Mammoth Crest Trail
- Mammoth Mountain - Mammoth Pass Trail
- Mammoth Pack Station Trail
- Mammoth Pass - Crater Meadow Trail
- Mammoth Pass Trail
- McLeod Lake Spur
- Panorama Dome Mountain Bike Trail
- Panorama Dome Trail
- Panorama Mountain Bike Loop
- Seven Lakes Point Loop
- TJ Lake Loop
- Winter Access Corridor - Lakes Basin
- Shady Rest (+)
- Reds Meadow Valley (+)
Mammoth Crest (+)
Hiking along the Mammoth Lakes Trail System offers experiences unique to this part of the Eastern Sierra.
Options for snowplay include wide-open snow-covered meadows, a variety of popular sledding hills and a commercial, rope-tow-served snowplay area on the road to Main Lodge.
College Connector Path 0.7 mi
The College Connector is a smooth paved path that connects the Town Library and Cerro Coso Community College with the viewpoint at Sherwin Vista on the Town Loop Path.
Hot Creek Trail 0.2 mi
This popular hiking and fishing trail descends gently from the canyon rim and meanders along the south bank of Hot Creek.
Lakes Basin Winter Access
Closed to vehicular access from the first major snowstorm until mid-April, then open to snowmobiles, the Lakes Basin in winter is an unparalleled wonderland for non-motorized and motorized exploration.
Hours of Operation: All day
Welcome Center and Ranger Station
For the latest trail and fire conditions, camping information, bear-canister rentals, books, maps, brochures and wilderness permits, make this your first stop on any visit to Mammoth Lakes.
Hours of Operation: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily (closed some holidays)