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The Tradition of Fishing’s Opening Day in Mono County

Generations of anglers trek to the Eastern Sierra There’s an old saying...

Hooked: Learning to Fly Fish in the High Sierra Backcountry

It was my first fly-fishing trip, and I really wasn’t all that interested in learning. My husband, Jon, and I had planned a ten-day backpacking trip in Sequoia National Park, and I figured if he was planning on fishing, I might as well give it a try. I hadn’t expected to get hooked.

3 Perfect Days of Spring in Mammoth Lakes

The good news about the spring season is that there is plenty to do. The bad news is that it is tough to fit it all in three days. But we’ve created the ultimate guide to three perfect days of spring to take the guesswork out, so you can maximize your vacation.

Angling in the Range of Light

Popular fishing spots in the Eastern Sierra There’s something magical...

Recent Posts From Family Fun

9 Top Hikes for Wildflower Viewing

Spring and early summer are spectacular for wildflower viewing in the Eastern Sierra. As the season gets warmer, the peak bloom rises in elevation, but there is almost always a trail to see flowers. Our favorite wildflower hikes are in and around Mammoth Lakes and offer mountain views, alpine lakes, and plenty of wildflowers.

Earth History Drives: Mammoth Lakes to the Owens River Gorge

From massive volcanic eruptions to mountain shaping glaciers and ancient seas, the region around Mammoth Lakes has an exciting and unique geologic history. When in the area, there is no better way to observe the geologic evolution of the Eastern Sierra than by traveling from Mammoth Lakes to the nearby Owens River Gorge.

7 Things to Do in Spring in Mammoth Lakes

Springtime in Mammoth Lakes is what California is all about and I have 7 things you can do while you’re here.

Recent Posts From Food and Dining

Snow Bum Beef Stew

It ‘s not the ingredients that matter; it’s the technique. For maximum flavor, meat should be seared, alcohol deglazed, and vegetables sautéed. With Chef Algerøen’s advice, I perfected Snow Bum Beef Stew. Here’s how you make it…

Local’s Guide to a Weekend in Mammoth Lakes

Your insiders guide to the best times to go skiing or snowboarding, when to pack it up for the day and how to get the best apres and dining experience in Mammoth Lakes.

Cupid’s Cuisine: Getting to the Heart of Mammoth’s Valentines Day Dining Options

When it comes to Valentine’s Day, numerous images come to mind: Cupid and his arrow, heart-shaped boxes of chocolate, jewelry, cards and flowers. To that list, I’ll add food. That’s right, another way to the heart is through the stomach, and whether you’re courting that special someone, or wanting to celebrate a full-on relationship, a nice dinner out on Valentines Day is time-honored tradition.

In Mammoth Lakes, we get that, and we’ve put together some options for a special dining experience you might fall in love with.

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