The Mammoth Lakes Trail System offers boundless recreation opportunities on more than 300 miles of trails. From granite crags to trout-stocked lakes, pine forests to alpine meadows, there’s something for all seasons, interests and abilities, motorized and non-motorized alike. Managed jointly by the Town of Mammoth Lakes and the Inyo National Forest, the system includes connections to three wilderness areas, Devils Postpile National Monument, the Pacific Crest Trail and more. Many of these attractions are accessible right from the center of town! Explore MammothTrails.org and discover the adventures of a lifetime.
Welcome to the Mammoth Lakes Trail System!
- Town (+)
Inyo Craters (+)
- C Trail - Groomed Snowmobile Trail
- D Trail - Groomed Snowmobile Trail
- Earthquake Fault Trail
- F Trail - Groomed Snowmobile Trail
- G Trail - Groomed Snowmobile Trail
- H Trail - Groomed Snowmobile Trail
- Inyo Craters Trail
- I Trail - Groomed Snowmobile Trail
- L Trail - Groomed Snowmobile Trail
- Mountain View Trail
- Eastern Lands (+)
- Mammoth Mountain (+)
- Sherwins (+)
Lakes Basin (+)
- Coldwater-George Trail
- Crystal Lake Trail
- Duck Pass Trail
- Emerald Lake - Skelton Lake Trail
- Heart Lake Trail
- Horseshoe Lake Loop
- Lakefront Path
- Lakes Basin Path
- Mammoth Crest Trail
- Mammoth Mountain - Mammoth Pass Trail
- Mammoth Pack Station Trail
- Mammoth Pass - Crater Meadow Trail
- Mammoth Pass Trail
- McLeod Lake Spur
- Panorama Dome Mountain Bike Trail
- Panorama Dome Trail
- Panorama Mountain Bike Loop
- Seven Lakes Point Loop
- TJ Lake Loop
- Winter Access Corridor - Lakes Basin
- Shady Rest (+)
- Reds Meadow Valley (+)
Mammoth Crest (+)
Trail System Update
- Fire Restrictions are in effect through the end of the 2015 fire season.
Hiking along the Mammoth Lakes Trail System offers experiences unique to this part of the Eastern Sierra.
Off Highway Vehicles
The Mammoth Lakes Trail System connects riders to a vast native-dirt road/trail network to the north, east and southeast of town that features volcanic domes and craters, old-growth pine forests, meadows and sagebrush flats.
Horseshoe Lake Loop 1.7 mi
Starting from the Horseshoe Lake parking area, this is a fun, easy dirt loop around the lake for kids, families and beginner mountain bikers.
Town Loop 7.3 mi
The main hub of the Mammoth Lakes Trail System, the Town Loop provides a family-friendly tour of the town of Mammoth Lakes with access to a variety of outbound trails and staging areas.
This deep fissure in a flow of volcanic rock is a unique and relatively recent geological feature.
Hours of Operation: All day
This pair of small sub-alpine lakes in the Sherwin Range can be reached by way of a short, steep climb from the trailhead off Sherwin Creek Road.
Hours of Operation: N/A