Best lakes in Mammoth Lakes

Check out the top lakes in Mammoth Lakes, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Lake Mary
1. Lake Mary
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15 local reviews
Lake Mary, Mammoth Lakes
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Mindy
This takes you up to Twin Lakes, Lake George, Lake Mary, Tamarack Lodge. There's awesome hiking here in the…
Michael
Lake Mary is great for fishing, hiking, boating, swimming and just plane old family fun. You can rent boats…
Gary Dean
Stunning beautiful lakes, hiking, and can rent bikes, take the trolley up to Lake Mary, and ride downhill to…
1. Lake Mary
1. Lake Mary
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15 local reviews
Lake Mary, Mammoth Lakes
Mindy
Mindy
This takes you up to Twin Lakes, Lake George, Lake Mary, Tamarack Lodge. There's awesome hiking here in the summer. In the winter you can…
Michael
Michael
Lake Mary is great for fishing, hiking, boating, swimming and just plane old family fun. You can rent boats and kayaks from the marina or…
Gary Dean
Gary Dean
Stunning beautiful lakes, hiking, and can rent bikes, take the trolley up to Lake Mary, and ride downhill to town! Put this on your bucket…
2. June Lake
2. June Lake
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10 local reviews
June Lake, June Lake
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Betsy & Harold
June Lake itself is a beautiful lake with views of incredible peaks all around. A swimming beach, sometimes…
Kaia
It's only 20 minute drive from the condo, and they offer rentals of stand-up paddle boards and kayaks, 20…
Hanh
Sking, sightseeing, hiking, lakes, creeks, fishing...and June Lakes Brewery (JLB) - just because...
2. June Lake
2. June Lake
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10 local reviews
June Lake, June Lake
Betsy & Harold
Betsy & Harold
June Lake itself is a beautiful lake with views of incredible peaks all around. A swimming beach, sometimes you can rent stand up paddle…
Kaia
Kaia
It's only 20 minute drive from the condo, and they offer rentals of stand-up paddle boards and kayaks, 20 degrees warmer than any of the…
Hanh
Hanh
Sking, sightseeing, hiking, lakes, creeks, fishing...and June Lakes Brewery (JLB) - just because...
3. Convict Lake
3. Convict Lake
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10 local reviews
Convict Lake
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Steve &Amp; Traci
This is an easy, convenient, approximately 3-mile hike just outside of town. Great for families, kids, and…
Gordon
It's full of beautiful Rainbow trout and Brown trout. Convict Lake offers boat rentals, campgrounds, public…
Jeff & Melissa
Great easy 1 hour hike around the lake in summer months. Beautiful lake, great fishing, paddleboarding and…
3. Convict Lake
3. Convict Lake
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10 local reviews
Convict Lake
Steve &Amp; Traci
Steve &Amp; Traci
This is an easy, convenient, approximately 3-mile hike just outside of town. Great for families, kids, and adults of any fitness level. …
Gordon
Gordon
It's full of beautiful Rainbow trout and Brown trout. Convict Lake offers boat rentals, campgrounds, public showers, a general store and…
Jeff & Melissa
Jeff & Melissa
Great easy 1 hour hike around the lake in summer months. Beautiful lake, great fishing, paddleboarding and boating.
4. June Lake Loop
4. June Lake Loop
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7 local reviews
June Lake Loop
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John-Paul
Incredibly beautiful drive with streams, waterfalls and lakes. You'll end up just south of the Tioga Pass,…
Gordon
Four glistening lakes (June Lake, Gull Lake, Silver Lake and Grant Lake) All the lakes are stocked with…
Karl
If you're going to drive up and check out Mono Lake, you should definitely cruise through June Lake Loop, lots…
4. June Lake Loop
4. June Lake Loop
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7 local reviews
June Lake Loop
John-Paul
John-Paul
Incredibly beautiful drive with streams, waterfalls and lakes. You'll end up just south of the Tioga Pass, Lee Vining and Mono Lake.
Gordon
Gordon
Four glistening lakes (June Lake, Gull Lake, Silver Lake and Grant Lake) All the lakes are stocked with trophy-sized Alpers trout.
Karl
Karl
If you're going to drive up and check out Mono Lake, you should definitely cruise through June Lake Loop, lots to see and do.
5. Convict Lake Resort
5. Convict Lake Resort
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7 local reviews
2000 Convict Lake Road, Mammoth Lakes
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Jimmy
Short 15 minute drive from Mammoth. The food is top notch and on the higher end of the prices but well worth…
Lauren
Great restaurant/bar, general store, boat rental, fishing, campground, and resort area. 3 mile hike around…
Isabelle
One of the 2 best restaurants in town. They also have horses to rent to go around the lake during the day
5. Convict Lake Resort
5. Convict Lake Resort
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7 local reviews
2000 Convict Lake Road, Mammoth Lakes
+1 760-934-3800
Jimmy
Jimmy
Short 15 minute drive from Mammoth. The food is top notch and on the higher end of the prices but well worth it. Great steak and cocktails…
Lauren
Lauren
Great restaurant/bar, general store, boat rental, fishing, campground, and resort area. 3 mile hike around the lake.
Isabelle
Isabelle
One of the 2 best restaurants in town. They also have horses to rent to go around the lake during the day
6. Lakes Basin Bike Path
6. Lakes Basin Bike Path
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5 local reviews
Lakes Basin Bike Path, Mammoth Lakes
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Louisa
Some of the most amazing lakes in California, Mammoth Lakes Basin is the perfect place to spend a summers day.
Lauren
Best trail for biking and sightseeing. Enjoy the views and take a dip in Horseshoe lake.
6. Lakes Basin Bike Path
6. Lakes Basin Bike Path
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5 local reviews
Lakes Basin Bike Path, Mammoth Lakes
Louisa
Louisa
Some of the most amazing lakes in California, Mammoth Lakes Basin is the perfect place to spend a summers day.
Lauren
Lauren
Best trail for biking and sightseeing. Enjoy the views and take a dip in Horseshoe lake.
7. Horseshoe Lake
7. Horseshoe Lake
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4 local reviews
Horseshoe Lake, Mammoth Lakes
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Julie
Take main street to the end and ride your bike back. All down hill. Horseshoe lake is awesome!
Anya
Horseshoe-shaped lake with unique history (Dead Lake) - read the posted sight notes when there!
John
Just. Amazing. Make the trek up to McLoed lake as well.
7. Horseshoe Lake
7. Horseshoe Lake
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4 local reviews
Horseshoe Lake, Mammoth Lakes
Julie
Julie
Take main street to the end and ride your bike back. All down hill. Horseshoe lake is awesome!
Anya
Anya
Horseshoe-shaped lake with unique history (Dead Lake) - read the posted sight notes when there!
John
John
Just. Amazing. Make the trek up to McLoed lake as well.
8. Lakes Basin Path / Horseshoe Lake Trailhead
8. Lakes Basin Path / Horseshoe Lake Trailhead
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5 local reviews
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Lynda
It's beautiful, there are lakes literally everywhere you turn and lots of walking paths and hiking trails. …
Karl
A beautiful and easy walk around the Lakes Basin will clear all the city out of your head, tranquil and mellow…
Leslie
See some beautiful lakes and many hiking trails, fishing , paddle boarding, kayak, boating
8. Lakes Basin Path / Horseshoe Lake Trailhead
8. Lakes Basin Path / Horseshoe Lake Trailhead
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5 local reviews
Lynda
Lynda
It's beautiful, there are lakes literally everywhere you turn and lots of walking paths and hiking trails. There are campgrounds and you…
Karl
Karl
A beautiful and easy walk around the Lakes Basin will clear all the city out of your head, tranquil and mellow and easy on the body. The…
Leslie
Leslie
See some beautiful lakes and many hiking trails, fishing , paddle boarding, kayak, boating
9. Rock Creek Lake
9. Rock Creek Lake
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3 local reviews
Rock Creek Lake
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Cara
The Mosquito Flat trail head. Starting at 10,300 ft, easy trail through Little Lakes Valley or challenging on…
Gordon
Rock Creek offers some of the most exciting creek fishing in the region, as trout up to 5 pounds. Also, great…
Leslie
Mosquito flats is the end of the road at Rock Creek and the hiking is great, lots of lakes and back country
9. Rock Creek Lake
9. Rock Creek Lake
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3 local reviews
Rock Creek Lake
Cara
Cara
The Mosquito Flat trail head. Starting at 10,300 ft, easy trail through Little Lakes Valley or challenging on Mono Pass. Perfect for…
Gordon
Gordon
Rock Creek offers some of the most exciting creek fishing in the region, as trout up to 5 pounds. Also, great hike for the younger kids…
Leslie
Leslie
Mosquito flats is the end of the road at Rock Creek and the hiking is great, lots of lakes and back country
10. Twin Lakes
10. Twin Lakes
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11 local reviews
Twin Lakes, Mammoth Lakes
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Gordon
Angling for Rainbow, Brook and Brown Trout. Hiking. Start at the campgrounds. Look for trail. Take the gondola…
Anna
Beautiful lakes district. Boat rentals, many hiking trails and and trailheads connecting to the John Muir and…
10. Twin Lakes
10. Twin Lakes
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11 local reviews
Twin Lakes, Mammoth Lakes
Gordon
Gordon
Angling for Rainbow, Brook and Brown Trout. Hiking. Start at the campgrounds. Look for trail. Take the gondola to the top and hike down…
Anna
Anna
Beautiful lakes district. Boat rentals, many hiking trails and and trailheads connecting to the John Muir and Pacific Crest Trails. Steep…
11. Toomey's
11. Toomey's
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21 local reviews
6085 Minaret Rd, Mammoth Lakes
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 760-924-4408
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Kaia
If you're into baseball, ask the owner about Boomer and you're in for a treat. The food is also plentiful and…
11. Toomey's
11. Toomey's
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21 local reviews
6085 Minaret Rd, Mammoth Lakes
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 760-924-4408
Kaia
Kaia
If you're into baseball, ask the owner about Boomer and you're in for a treat. The food is also plentiful and delicious. It's one of only…
12. June Mountain Ski Area
12. June Mountain Ski Area
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8 local reviews
3819 California 158, June Lake
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 760-648-7733
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Betsy & Harold
June Mountain is open year round--winter for skiing, summer for lunch and mountain experiences. The June Lake…
Van And Dawn
Fun family ski area located 1 mile west of June Lake Village on Hwy 158.
12. June Mountain Ski Area
12. June Mountain Ski Area
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8 local reviews
3819 California 158, June Lake
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 760-648-7733
Betsy & Harold
Betsy & Harold
June Mountain is open year round--winter for skiing, summer for lunch and mountain experiences. The June Lake Loop is gorgeous with five…
Van And Dawn
Van And Dawn
Fun family ski area located 1 mile west of June Lake Village on Hwy 158.