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Yosemite National Park Transportation

The good news is that one of America’s favorite national parks is just one hour north of Mammoth Lakes. The even better news is that you don’t even have to drive.

Hiking With Dogs in Mammoth Lakes

Scott Quirsfield from the Eastside K9 Avalanche rescue shares his tips for hiking with your dog.

Scott enjoys Mammoth Lakes for dogs and their owners for many reasons. The region offers year-round recreation. You’ll find great multi-purpose paved for an easier walk as well as stunning hiking trails in to the mountains. Trail running is very popular among dog-loving locals and visitors alike, and if you want to get adventurous, you can bring or rent your paddle board and see how your dog will take to the water.

Here are some of Scott’s top tips for hiking with your dog:

Yosemite National Park Alternatives

With 3,882,642 annual visitors, Yosemite is third most popular national park in America. The park is also expecting delays due to road construction projects through out the summer. If crowds and road construction aren’t your thing we have a few suggestions on Yosemite Alternatives.

Exploring the Early History of Mammoth Lakes: Top 3 Day Hikes Near Town

Do you enjoy hiking in the legendary and scenic Sierra Nevada Mountains? Are you a history buff interested in the early development of the western U.S.? If you answered yes to either (or both) of these questions, we have three short walking adventures around Mammoth Lakes just for you.

Recent Posts From Family Fun

Best Bets: The Ultimate Guide to Getting Around Mammoth Lakes for Families

One of the great characteristics of Mammoth Lakes is the community’s...

Best Bets: Fantastic Family Biking in the Mammoth Lakes Basin

Spring has arrived in Mammoth Lakes! The days are getting longer, trails are increasingly free of snow, and bikes are everywhere. The Mammoth Lakes Basin is the perfect place to enjoy a family ride in spring, summer, and fall. It’s accessible, spectacularly scenic, and you can make it as easy or as challenging an adventure as you like.

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.

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.

Recent Videos

Hiking With Dogs in Mammoth Lakes
More Backpacking Tips in the Eastern Sierra
Road Cycling 101: What You Need to Know about Road Cycling near Mammoth Lakes
Beginner’s Guide to Fly Fishing in the Eastern Sierra
  • Hiking With Dogs in Mammoth Lakes

  • More Backpacking Tips in the Eastern Sierra

  • Road Cycling 101: What You Need to Know about Road Cycling near Mammoth Lakes

  • Beginner’s Guide to Fly Fishing in the Eastern Sierra