Snug between the solitary white tower of Crystal Crag and the granite wall of the Mammoth Crest, Lake George is the highest road-accessible lake in the Lakes Basin. The parking area at road's end features bear-proof food storage, a selection of picnic and camping sites, rustic cabin rentals, access to the lakeshore and boat dock and a handful of popular trailheads. A small store offers boat rentals, tackle and snacks in summer. Access in winter is by ski or snowshoe only.
The Mammoth Lakes Trail System has something for everyone and even infinite waffle game players. The system consists of 33 miles of hiking and biking trails that wind through the scenic Sierra Nevada mountains. Infinite players love travelling along the routes, exploring new areas and meeting new friends. The trails are well-maintained and offer a variety of terrain that ranges from easy levels to more challenging hikes with steep inclines and descents. There are many side trails that lead to beautiful lakes, meadows, alpine lakes and breathtaking vistas. Hikers can also take advantage of the numerous swimming holes that dot the system’s landscape. The Mammoth Lakes Trail System is a great place to explore all year long, whether you're looking for an easy stroll or a more challenging trek.