• This 5.3-mile paved multi-use path connects the North Village to Horseshoe Lake and passes many popular Mammoth Lakes destinations, such as Twin Lakes Vista, Tamarack Lodge, Lake Mamie, and Horseshoe Lake, along the way. It may be accessed at many points along its length via the Lakes Basin Trolley. The descent from Horseshoe Lake to the North Village is 1,000 vertical feet; downhill users can accelerate quickly and must control their speed. This trail is not maintained in the wintertime.

  • This 5.3-mile paved multi-use path connects the North Village to Horseshoe Lake and passes many popular Mammoth Lakes destinations, such as Twin Lakes Vista, Tamarack Lodge, Lake Mamie, and Horseshoe Lake, along the way. It may be accessed at many points along its length via the Lakes Basin Trolley. The descent from Horseshoe Lake to the North Village is 1,000 vertical feet; downhill users can accelerate quickly and must control their speed. This trail is not maintained in the wintertime.

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Lake Mamie

  • Hours/Season: Store: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., summer only | Year Round 

  • Boating  Fishing 

Lake Mary

  • Hours/Season: Store/marina: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., summer only | Year Round 

  • Boating  Fishing  Paddleboarding 

Pokonobe Lodge

  • Hours/Season: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. | Fall  Spring  Summer 

  • Boating  Fishing  Paddleboarding 

Twin Lakes

  • Hours/Season: N/A | Year Round 

  • Boating  Cross Country Skiing  Fishing 

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Destination Activities and Services
Camp High Sierra Camping
Horseshoe Lake Paddleboarding Swimming
Horseshoe Lake Picnic Area
Lake Mamie Boating Fishing
Lake Mary Boating Fishing Paddleboarding
Lake Mary Campground Camping
Lava Tube Lookout Interpretive Vista Viewing
North Village
Pack Station (Mammoth Lakes Pack Outfit) Equestrian
Panorama Dome Vista Viewing
Pokonobe Lodge Boating Fishing Paddleboarding
Tamarack Lodge Biking Cross Country Skiing
Twin Falls Overlook Photography Vista Viewing
Twin Lakes Boating Cross Country Skiing Fishing
Twin Lakes Campground Camping
Twin Lakes Picnic Area
Twin Lakes Vista Fall Color Viewing Photography Vista Viewing

Related Experiences

Related Experiences

Experience Rating Length (mi) Surface Duration
Bouldering at Horseshoe Boulder 0.6 Mixed Less than 4 hours
Family Biking the Horseshoe Lake Loop 1.8 Mixed About an hour
Family Biking the Horseshoe Lake Loop from Twin Falls Overlook 2.1 Mixed Less than 4 hours
Family Biking the Lakes Basin 6.2 Mixed Less than 4 hours
Family Biking the Lakes Basin Path 10.6 Asphalt Half day
Family Biking the Lakes Basin Path Downhill 5.3 Mixed Less than 4 hours
Hiking the Horseshoe Lake Loop - Adaptive Option 1.8 Mixed Less than 4 hours
Hiking the Panorama Dome Trail 1.8 Soil Less than 4 hours
Kayaking on Twin Lakes 0.4 Water Less than 4 hours
Mountain Biking the Panorama Mountain Bike Trail and the Mammoth Rock Trail 6.9 Mixed Less than 4 hours
Photography at Twin Falls Overlook 0.2 Mixed Less than 4 hours
Road Biking around the Lakes Basin 14.1 Asphalt Less than 4 hours
Road Biking the Climber's Tour of Mammoth 16.5 Asphalt Less than 4 hours
Road Biking to Horseshoe Lake and Swimming Horseshoe Lake 13.9 Asphalt Less than 4 hours
Running the Lakes Basin Path from the North Village to Twin Lakes Vista 4.4 Asphalt About an hour
Running the Lakes Basin Path from Twin Lakes Vista to Horseshoe Lake 6.2 Asphalt Less than 4 hours
Walking the Horseshoe Lake Loop 1.8 Mixed Less than 4 hours
Walking the Lakes Basin Path at Twin Lakes 1.3 Asphalt Less than 4 hours
Walking the Lakes Basin Path from Horseshoe Lake to Lake Mary 2.1 Asphalt Less than 4 hours
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