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Town Info: Mammoth

Dining at Mammoth Mountain: Fine Dining
Dining at Mammoth Mountain: Casual Dining
Dining at Mammoth Mountain: On The Mountain
Dining at Mammoth Mountain: Base Lodges
Dining at Mammoth Mountain: Apres Ski
Dining at Mammoth Mountain: Night Life

Activities to Do in Town (Mammoth)
Winter Activities at Mammoth Mountain
Free guided tours on Mammoth Mountain: Mammoth, California
Summer Activities at Mammoth Mountain


Dining at Mammoth Mountain

Fine Dining

Lakefront Restaurant at Tamarack Lodge: Mammoth Mountain, California. Outstanding French fare in an intimate setting at the Tamarack Lodge. Enjoy views of Twin Lakes from the dining room as you savor daily imported selections. Call 760.934.2442 for reservations.

Mountain Side Grill: Mammoth, California. Open for breakfast (7-10 am), lunch and dinner (7-9 pm), the Mountain Side Grill at the Mammoth Mountain Inn features Californian cuisine.  Enjoy the convenience of ski-in/ski-out dining and complimentary ski check services while you enjoy your meal. Call 760.934.0601 for reservations.

Snowcat Dining: Take a ride in a real snowcat for the most unique dining experience in Mammoth Mountain. Experience the sights and sounds of the snowbound backcountry in the heated comfort of a luxury snowcat. Reservations are required for all tours. Call 800.626.6684 for reservations.

Minaret Summit Lunch Tour: Mammoth, California. Experience the beauty of Mammoth’s backcountry while enjoying lunch with a front row seat to the jagged Sierra skyline. Take a luxury snowcat tour from the Main Lodge to Minaret Summit, where you’ll enjoy the stunning scenery and a 3 course gourmet picnic lunch. Tours run at 11:30 am and are available by request. Reservations required.

Minaret Vista Sunset Tour: Mammoth, California. Watch the sunset over the Ritter Range and the Minarets with a champagne toast at one of Mammoth’s most scenic spots. After a luxury snowcat tour enjoy gourmet hors d’oeuvres and a glass of champagne. Tours are available by request. Reservations required.

Parallax Snowcat Dinners: Mammoth, California. Enjoy a gourmet dining adventure at 9,600 feet.  With a luxury snowcat ride high on Mammoth Mountain to Parallax.  American cuisine is highlighted by 3 and 4-course menu options. This is the most unique après-ski adventure on, or off, the slopes.    Seating's begin at 6pm Thursday - Saturday.

Casual Dining

Cervinia: Mammoth, California. Savor fired pizza, antipasti, wood grilled entrees, fresh salads, pastas and sandwiches on our heated sundeck or inside at this newly renovated restaurant and bar located in the Yodler Building adjacent to the Main Lodge at the summit (Mammoth Mtn Inn). Ski in at Apres Ski for a glass of wine, cocktail or your beverage of choice. Call 760.934.0636 for reservations.

The Mill Café: Mammoth, California. With a new Sundeck sit under a state of the art awning system, this casual eatery at the base of Stump Alley features the signature smells of smoked tri tip and other decadent California BBQ options.

Sierra General Store: Mammoth, California. Conveniently located in the lobby of Mammoth Mountain Inn, Sierra General Store offers a wide selection of snacks, remedies, prepared foods, cheese selection, hand-cut steaks, fresh eggs and an assortment of beverages including beer and wine.

On The Mountain

Top of the Sierra: Mammoth, California. Top of the Sierra Market – Take a quick break from the slopes to grab a gourmet sandwich, Panini, market fresh salad, fresh soups or a light snack or energy boost.

McCoy Station: Mammoth, California. Marketplace Food Court offers sandwiches, organic baked good and daily selection of soups, chili and stews. Steeps Bar is McCoy Station's indoor/outdoor full-service bar. Take a break and enjoy up-front views of the action on the slopes.

Outpost BBQ: Mammoth, California. Enjoy homemade BBQ items, soups and chili’s on our expansive sundeck at this hidden gem, overlooking the panorama of the Eastern Sierra's.

Base Lodges

Main Lodge: Mammoth, California. Broadway Marketplace offers an array of dining options including, wood fired pizza, sandwiches and organic baked goods.  Enjoy the Mexican station, the grill station with fresh hamburgers, and the salad station with all natural products. There is also the Coffee Bar with the finest fresh ground coffee and espresso drinks.

Canyon Lodge: Mammoth, California. Grizzly Square Food Court offers an array of dining options including, sandwiches, organic baked good and daily selection of soups, chili and stews. There is also the grill stations with fresh hamburgers, the Pan-Asian station with noodle dishes and other Oriental favorites, and the salad station with natural products and other healthy options.

Eagle Lodge: Mammoth, California. Eagle Lodge BBQ offers California BBQ, a coffee bar with light snacks, sandwiches, soups and other healthy menu options and cocktails for you to enjoy on the sundeck.

Apres Ski

Dry Creek Bar: Mammoth, California. Enjoy a great glass of wine or a signature martini while taking in stunning sunset views of the mountain and sharing the adventures of the day with friends and family.  Located in the Mammoth Mountain Inn. Call 760.934.2581for more information.

Tusks Bar: Mammoth, California. After lapping the Main Park drop in to Tusks to meet up with friends to catch a set by one of the region's hottest alternative and classic rock bands and enjoy great drink specials and deals on bar food.  Located in the Main Lodge.

Grizzly Bar: Mammoth, California. Get your party on at the Grizzly Bar with killer drink specials, deals on bar grub and the area's most exciting live California rock and reggae acts.  Located in the Canyon Lodge.

Canyon Beach Bar: Mammoth, California. Catch some rays with a margarita in hand and take in the mountain views to the tune of some great live rock and reggae bands.  Located slopeside on the sundeck at Canyon Lodge.

Talons Bar: Mammoth, California. Kick back with friends and family after a day on the slopes at Talons with mellow live entertainment and great drink and appetizer specials.  Located in the Eagle Lodge.

Nightlife

Lakanuki: Mammoth, California. The world's first ultra-hip mountain tiki bar! Visitors can stop by in their ski boots for fish tacos and a little hula dancing while sipping a favorite tropical drink.  Open late. Located in the Village at Mammoth. www.lakanuki.com

Whiskey Creek Mountain Bistro: Mammoth, California. Stop by the brew pub to sample some local brews by Mammoth Brewing Company and stay for a raucous after-hours scene with live music nightly during the winter season.  Located adjacent to the Village at Mammoth. Call 760-934-2555 for more information.

Auld Dubliner: Mammoth, California. Authentic Irish Pub with Guinness Draught and menu selections including corned beef and Shepherd's Pie. Live Irish music on a regular basis.  Located in the Village at Mammoth. www.aulddubliner.com/Mammoth

Clocktower Cellar Pub: Mammoth, California. A Mammoth original, this locals' favorite has a casual attitude and is a great place to relax and shoot a game of pool while enjoying one of Mammoth's largest beer selections.  Located adjacent to the Village at Mammoth.

Whitebark Restaurant, Bar, and Lounge: Mammoth, California. Enjoy an evening of casual sophistication with a stunning exhibition kitchen and extensive wine list.  Share innovative small plate dishes and enjoy the comfortable atmosphere over a glass of wine or cocktail with friends and family.  Located in the Westin Monache adjacent to the Village at Mammoth.

Petra's Wine Bar: Mammoth, California. Share stories with friends over a glass of fine wine in a casual yet refined setting.  Petra's features an extensive wine list and Contemporary California cuisine with European influences.  Located adjacent to the Village at Mammoth. Call 760.934.3500 for reservations or more information.


Activities to Do in Town (Mammoth)

Mammoth Ski Museum: Mammoth, California. Browse Over 500 years of sports and the culture of skiing at the International Collection of Skiing Art and Literature; the world's largest private collection of skiing's fine art and literature.  Located at 100 College Parkway. www.mammothskimuseum.org

Minaret Cinemas: Mammoth, California. Two screen theatre showing the hottest feature length films all year round.  Located at 439 Old Mammoth Road. www.mammothlakesmovies.com

Mammoth Lakes Art Center: Mammoth, California. Featuring live theatre of the highest caliber with new productions seasonally, the Mammoth Lakes Art Center is located at 549 Old Mammoth Road. www.mammothlakesartscenter.org

Sierra Classic Theatre: Mammoth, California. A community theatre group producing timeless drama and comedy in the spectacular setting of the Eastern Sierra. www.sierraclassictheatre.org  

Mammoth Gallery: Mammoth, California. Containing an exceptional selection of local fine art photography as well as jewelry, wall art, prints and more, Mammoth Gallery is located at 501 Old Mammoth Road. www.mammothgallery.com


Winter Activities at Mammoth Mountain

Nordic Skiing and Snowshoeing at Tamarack Cross-country Ski Center: Mammoth, California. Nineteen miles of freshly groomed skating, classic, and snowshoe trails await cross-country skiers and snowshoers of all abilities. For Tickets, Lessons and Rentals Call 760.934.5293.

Snowmobiles: Mammoth, California. Snowmobiling is a great way to find fun far from the beaten path. Mammoth Snowmobile Adventures is the perfect outfitter for first-timers or seasoned experts. Experienced guides and top-of-the-line equipment grant you access to thousands of acres of trails, pristine backcountry, spacious meadows, historic landmarks and lush pine forests. Reservations are recommended, Call 760-934-9645.

Scenic Gondola: Mammoth, California. Don’t Ski but want to go to the top of the sierra at 11,053 feet, take a scenic gondola ride. At the top you will find the Sierra Interpretive Center and the Top of the Sierra Café. With views of the Eastern Sierra landscape - the Minarets, Mono Lake, and 400 miles of peaks averaging 12,000 feet in elevation you will be amazed by what you can see from the top. Gondola passes are available at all lift tickets stations.

Dog sled rides from Main Lodge: Mammoth, Try a Dog sled ride that begin at the Main Lodge, Your tasks are limited to getting comfy on the traditional sled, covering-up with a thick blanket that is provided, screaming "Mush" and enjoying the ride as the malamutes and huskies do their thing. Visit www.mammothdogteams.com for more information and reservations.

Snow Tubing: Mammoth, California. Want to slip and slide your way down the hill while sitting down, checkout tubing. Located on Minaret Road on the way up to the Main Lodge, Make sure to bring some cash, Sledz snow tubing is cash only. Call 760.934.7533 for reservations.

Mammoth Outdoor Ice Rink: Mammoth, California. The Mammoth Ice Rink offers public skating sessions, family skate night, lessons, birthday parties and skate rentals. Mammoth Ice Rink is an ideal way to get outside this winter and have fun. Skating is available to the public from mid-December to Mid/Late March. Call for Hours of Operation 760-934-2505.


Free guided tours on Mammoth Mountain: Mammoth, California

Winter Naturalist tours: 1.5 hour tour to learn more about the Eastern Sierra and Mammoth's natural surroundings. With your board or ski’s take this 90 minute tour and they'll give you inside line on the area, its volcanic background, and maybe even a little bit about the old mines that gave the resort its name. The tours are available from Friday – Sunday, begin at 10:30am and 1:30pm, and meet at the bottom Stump Alley Express.

Explore Mammoth Tours: 2.5 hour tour led by a Mountain Host to introduce you to Mammoth Mountain's vast terrain. The guide will get you up to speed on the layout of the mountain and Mammoth's incredible terrain. Reservations are not necessary, just meet at supersigns located at both Canyon and Main Lodge at 10:15 a.m.


Summer Activities at Mammoth Mountain

Adventure Center: Mammoth, California. The Adventure Center is the headquarters for summer mountain adventures. With bike rentals, ticket and all the gear you will need for a day in the Bike Park, catch the Red's Meadow shuttle or hop on a Scenic Gondola Ride to the top of Mammoth Mountain. Climbers of all ages can test their skills against the giant climbing rock – the staff will teach you the ropes and get you started on the rock. Or try flying high on the Zip Line. The Adventure Center is located at the Main Lodge.

Biking: Mammoth, California. Mammoth Mountain Bike Park has everything from boulder-strewn free ride terrain to smooth dirt paths. With a 100+ miles of dirt single-track and a 3,000 foot Descend from the summit this expansive terrain has something for everyone. The Scenic Gondola provides uphill access for mountain bikers, along with the Bike Park shuttle, which begins in the Village at Mammoth.

Sierra Star Golf Course: Mammoth, California. Sierra Star Golf Course is the highest golf course in California at 8,000 feet above sea level. With snow-capped peaks in every direction, fairways lined with Jeffrey pines and towering red firs with the occasional white tailed deer you won't find a more stunning golf course anywhere. Call for Information or Tee times 760.924.2200

Hiking: Mammoth, California. There are several scenic hiking trails on Mammoth Mountain. Get your free Hiking Guide at the Adventure Center before you board the Panorama Gondola. Dogs on a leash are welcome. Naturalist Tours are complimentary with a Scenic Gondola Ride. The 45-minute tours are offered at 11am and 1pm, Thursday through Saturday and holidays, from July 4th through Labor Day, wind and weather permitting. Inquire at the Adventure Center for details or call 800.626.6684.

Fishing: Mammoth, California. Mammoth fishing is world class with a wide variety of healthy mountain trout waiting for you, and a collection of pristine lakes and rivers. Like most great fishing destinations, your chances of are greatly improved with one of the guides. Based out of Wilderness Outfitters, they fish the area every day and have years of local knowledge. Please note - fishing season for the Eastern Sierra is always the last Saturday in April through November 15th.

Visit a ghost town: Mammoth, California. Bodie is a former California mining town, which had a population of about 20 until gold was discovered. Before you could say "Eureka!" about 10,000 people were calling it home. Until the gold ran out. Today, a small part of the town still survives and is preserved in a state of arrested decay. For more information call 760-647-6445 or visit www.bodie.com

Geocaching: Mammoth, California. Whether you're a Mammoth local or a first time visitor, geocaching is a great way to explore the area. This activity is a high tech GPS treasure hunt, where you find the bootie that was intentionally left behind by fellow geocachers.

Horseback riding: Mammoth, California. Explore the backcountry with a guided tour, ranging from the family-perfect two hour jaunt to half-day and full-day adventures. www.mammothpack.com

Rock climbing: Mammoth, California. With our own rock climbing wall, Mammoth is the perfect place to learn the ropes of ascending a wall. Or if you want to bump it up to the next level check out the Sierra Rock Climbing School. Call 877-686-7625 for more information or visit www.sierrarockclimbingschool.com

Skateboarding: Mammoth, California. The Volcom Skate Park is complete with a giant cradle, a Burnside wall, lumps, humps, a large bowl, and a love seat wall. The 40,00 square foot skate park is one of the best in the country and its completely free.

Tennis: Mammoth, California. With great tennis courts and epic scenery, check out the Snow Creek Athletic Club or the Mammoth Lake Tennis Club for your next game. Call 760.934-8511 for the Snowcreek Athletic Club or Visit www.snowcreekathleticclub.com , and 760.934.0150 for the Mammoth Lakes Tennis Club.

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