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 (+)
Trail System Update
- Fire restrictions in place. Ongoing drought conditions and well below average rain and snowfall this past winter have led to very dry conditions for this time of year. Please visit the Inyo National Forest website for more information.
Hiking along the Mammoth Lakes Trail System offers experiences unique to this part of the Eastern Sierra.
Off Highway Vehicles
The Mammoth Lakes Trail System connects riders to a vast native-dirt road/trail network to the north, east and southeast of town that features volcanic domes and craters, old-growth pine forests, meadows and sagebrush flats.
Convict Lake Loop 2.0 mi
This easy and scenic stroll follows the shoreline around Convict Lake, providing a classic introduction to the dramatic landscape of the Eastern Sierra.
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.
Shady Rest Park
Shady Rest Park is an extensive public recreation facility featuring ball fields, picnic tables, restrooms, a small skatepark, a playground and a winter staging area.
Hours of Operation: Day use only
Twin Lakes Vista
From this parking area and viewpoint, enjoy lovely vistas across Twin Lakes to the Mammoth Crest or out across town to the White Mountains.
Hours of Operation: N/A