Twin Falls Overlook

  • From this parking area and viewpoint on the upper Lakes Basin Path, above where Twin Lakes Falls tumbles down from Lake Mamie, an iconic view stretches out to the north across the length of Twin Lakes to Mammoth Mountain, Panorama Dome and the town of Mammoth Lakes beyond. There are vault toilets and picnic tables. Access in winter is by snowshoe or cross-country skis only.

  • From this parking area and viewpoint on the upper Lakes Basin Path, above where Twin Lakes Falls tumbles down from Lake Mamie, an iconic view stretches out to the north across the length of Twin Lakes to Mammoth Mountain, Panorama Dome and the town of Mammoth Lakes beyond. There are vault toilets and picnic tables. Access in winter is by snowshoe or cross-country skis only.

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  • 05/24/2017: Thanks to the drought busting winter of 2017, trails above 7500 ft are still covered in snow. Please check back for updates.

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