Top ChoiceNatural Feature in Mammoth Lakes

Earthquake Fault

On Minaret Rd, about 1 mile west of the Mammoth Scenic Loop, detour to gape at Earthquake Fault, a sinuous fissure half a mile long gouging a crevice up to 20ft deep into the earth. Ice and snow often linger at...

Cable Car in Mammoth Lakes

Panorama Gondola

Year round, a vertiginous gondola whisks sightseers to the apex of Mammoth Mountain for breathless views of snow-speckled mountaintops. Leaves from near the parking lot of the Main Lodge. Buy tickets from the...

Museum in Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Museum

For a walk down memory lane, stop by this little museum inside the historic Hayden log cabin, with photographs and artifacts from its heyday as a hunting and fishing lodge.