A great way to enjoy the glorious scenery of Mammoth is mountain biking. The
vast network of mountain bike trails and unpaved
roads within the Inyo National Forest offers the mountain biker
an almost unlimited number of environments
and views to discover. The crisp autumn air, sunshine, uncrowded
conditions and brilliant fall foliage makes for an unbeatable combination.
As the temperatures warm up and the snow begins to melt during the
spring months of May and June, enjoy mountain biking on one of our
freshly thawed trails. Tour the sites as the winter snows melt into
a glorious blend of rushing streams and alpine lakes.
Mammoth Bike Park
During the summer months, the Mammoth Lakes ski slopes are transformed into a challenging mountain bike paradise. There are trails for all ability levels of riders. They offer more than 70 miles of groomed single-track trails and the ski lifts will transport you and your bike to the 11,053-foot summit for the ride of a lifetime.
If you want to ride off the trails right to your rental condo, our Mammoth City Concierge can make sure you end up with lodging close to the Mammoth Bike Park. You'll be able to ride right off the mountain and into a hot sizzling spa to soak away your aches and pains from a great day on the trails. Ask about their multi day trail passes when you book your lodging.
The Mammoth Visitor Center and Ranger Station located at the entrance to town on State Highway 203 offers free mountain biking trail maps and information on route descriptions, trail ethics and precautions. Get a map and use it! Also please respect nature.
These are some of the more popular trails.
- Mammoth Bike Park
- Water Wheel
- Inyo Craters
- Reds Meadow
- Shady Rest
- Big and Little Smokey
- Hard Corps
Mammoth is known for its bike lanes. They're everywhere. Road Biking is for those
not into grind of the hills. There are several scenic loops where you can put in your miles. "Road biking" for the uninitiated means riding on the streets. Mammoth has a wide variety of trails with bike lanes. The newest bike lane is along Lake Mary Road. It run west, toward the lakes and makes a complete loop. It's an amazing way for a family to spend a day. Don't forget your picnic!
For More Information
Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center - 760-924-5500
Mammoth Mountain Bike Park, tickets / hours 760-934-2571
Mammoth Lodging, Tour Packages 866-864-6444
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