Mammoth for Anyone
Collected by Leo Johnson
From towering granite monoliths to sweeping ridge lines and alpine lakes, Mammoth is a playground for outdoor adventurers. There is no shortage of things to do, treats to eat and drink, or places to relax after an action-packed day.
3305 Main St, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546, USA
Paul Schat's Bakery is a local favorite, so the lines are a bit nuts, but if you are looking for fresh baked pastries before heading out to hike or ski (or any other outdoor activity in Mammoth Lakes) then you want to stop at Schat's. Dutch by...
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546, USA
Crystal Crag is a giant rock monolith situated in front of the Mammoth Crest. Nestled behind the crag is its namesake lake. Take the trail from the Lake George parking area up for 1.5 miles to get to Crystal Lake. The hike is relatively short, but...
Horseshoe Lake, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546, USA
The locals say that there is nearly one dog per person in Mammoth Lakes. Whether or not that’s true no one really knows, but the town and surrounding area is, in fact, a dog paradise. Horseshoe Lake is the unofficial "dog beach" and the most...
437 Old Mammoth Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546, USA
Hiking or skiing to the tune of “pizza and beer and chicken wings”? Giovanni’s specialty pizzas served on your choice of crust are arguably the best pies in the Eastern Sierra. Favorites include the signature Gio (artichoke hearts, tomato, and...
106 Old Mammoth Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546, USA
A good meal at home without cooking is nearly impossible, but now you can fill up your refrigerator with gourmet food from Bleu Handcrafted Foods. House-cured meats, duck confit, and a selection of artisan cheeses are mostly ready to eat or...
6085 Minaret Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546, USA
Toomey’s is one of the better casual dining options in Mammoth and is conveniently located in the Village on Minaret Boulevard. Chef Matt Toomey is a baseball fan, so you can most likely catch the game at the restaurant and check out his...
26 Old Mammoth Rd # H, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546, USA
Looney Bean has been a Mammoth Lakes staple since 1992. Featuring a number of locally roasted coffees, Looney Bean is committed to coffee done the right way. The place offers a funky, relaxed atmosphere, a variety of pastries, a patio for the...
6201 Minaret Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546, USA
Mountain apparel that’s fit for the backcountry or the slopes can be found at the Alpine Approach in the Village and its sister store, Mammoth Mountaineering Supply on Main Street. Both feature clothing from Patagonia, the North Face, Ice Breaker,...
3043 Main St, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546, USA
A ski shop in winter, bike shop in the summer, and a year-round apparel store, Footloose Sports is one of the premier outdoor stores in Mammoth. A staff of well-trained and knowledgeable mechanics will tune your bike or skis overnight and help you...
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