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5 Winter Activities In Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Mountain is cited as one of the most impressive and epic ski destinations in the nation. The alpines are dense, challenging, and gorgeous, offering breathtaking views as visitors glide along its snowy ridges. Outside of skiing and snowboarding, there are an endless number of family-friendly winter activities. Here are five of the favorites!  

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Snowshoeing & Cross-Country Skiing

Two of the best winter activities to try in Mammoth Lakes are snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. These two sports are family-friendly, and you get to take in the majestic mountain landscape in a quiet setting. Mammoth Lakes is home to a world-class center cross-country ski and snowshoe center and over 150 miles of trail. Read more about these fun-filled sports


Mammoth Lakes has over 100 miles of trails that are snowmobile-friendly. Bring your own, rent or take a once-in-a-lifetime tour with Mammoth Snowmobile Adventures.  The region is exquisite, featuring dazzling granite cliff sides, ancient trees, and rolling foothills with some of the best snowmobiling in the country.  

Bringing your own snowmobile? Rent a mountain home at 1849 Condos and let the office know you need to park your snowmobile trailer (limited to space available).  

Read more about snowmobiling tours and trails

Ice Skating

Skating at the Mammoth Ice Rink is a popular family-friendly activity, but it’s the view that will take your breath away! This ice rink boasts 360 degree views of the mountains surrounding Mammoth Lakes.

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Woolly’s Tube Park and Snow Play

“Full-on fun” is what you’re bound to have at Woolly’s Tube Park and Snow Play. For years, this attraction has captivated bundled-up visitors. Woolly’s Tube Park and Snow Play is in Mammoth Lakes’ heart and is an exciting adventure for all, complete with snowy rides, snacks, and memories. 

The park has two sections: the tube runs and a snow play area. The tube runs are certainly the most exciting part of the park, both for older kids and adults. Younger kids will love the Snow Play area, which offers a big play site full of winter activities. Slide down mini-hills in smaller tubes or ride the snowy Merry-Go-Round. Kids of all ages can enjoy a snowman-building area. Read all the details about Woolly’s Tube Park and Snow Play!

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Looking For Truly Unique? Ice Climb, Helicopter Or Snowcat Tour!

Get ready to cross off some bucket list items this winter. Mammoth Lakes has 3 truly unique offerings – ice climbing tours, helicopter tours and snowcat tours. Each have options for children too! Read more about each of these tours in our latest blog.


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