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Parks in Mammoth Lakes

parks in Mammoth LakesThe two most popular parks in Mammoth are Shady Rest which has a ball field and some great trails to meander and Mammoth Creek which has the kids play yard. Here are the details of all the parks in Mammoth Lakes.


Shady Rest park is perfect for riding bikes, an afternoon picnic, softball, soccer, skateboarding, throwing the Frisbee, or just lying on the grass and enjoying the view. The park has all amenities including bathrooms, pay phones, a concession stand, and a children's playground. BBQ pits and shelter can be reserved for groups. Contact the Parks & Recreation Office for more information, 760-934-8983. The Shady Rest Park is located approximately one-half mile from Highway 203, near the Shady Rest Campground and the United States Forest Service building.


Mammoth Creek Park is designed for the children. With slides, ladders, and a swing set, this park is the perfect place for a family picnic. The park has bathrooms, picnic tables, pay phones, and a quiet area near the Mammoth Creek. Mammoth Creek Park is located on Old Mammoth Road.


Tennis, tennis, tennis! The Community Center has newly resurfaced tennis courts. This public facility has a total of six courts, picnic benches, plenty of shade, and lessons are available. The Community Center is located on Forest Trail across from the Mammoth Village.


Whitmore is located 10 miles south of town off U.S. 395 on Benton Crossing Road (left at the green church). Whitmore Recreation Area has two softball fields, a regulation baseball field, restrooms and lights for night games.

The Whitmore swimming pool is located across from the ball fields. The outdoor pool has a gorgeous view of the Eastern Sierra and White Mountain ranges. The facility includes a six lane 25 meter pool, children's wading pool, restrooms, hot showers, lawn area, BBQ and vending machines. The pool is staffed by Red Cross-certified lifeguards and is open June through early September. Both the fields and the pool are located ten miles south of Mammoth Lakes on Benton Crossing Road. These facilities are available for private use by reservation only. Contact the Parks & Recreation Office at 760-934-8983 for more information.