Tamarack Lodge

  • Built in 1924 as a rustic fishing retreat for vaudeville star Eddie Foy and his family, Tamarack is the oldest continuously operated lodge in Mammoth Lakes and an excellent setting-off point, in all seasons, for the world-class wonderland that is the Lakes Basin. Set on the shores of Twin Lakes, the lodge features a rustic lounge and fireplace open to the public, a small restaurant, basic lodge accommodations and updated cabins; visit the Local Recreation Resources page for more information.

  • Built in 1924 as a rustic fishing retreat for vaudeville star Eddie Foy and his family, Tamarack is the oldest continuously operated lodge in Mammoth Lakes and an excellent setting-off point, in all seasons, for the world-class wonderland that is the Lakes Basin. Set on the shores of Twin Lakes, the lodge features a rustic lounge and fireplace open to the public, a small restaurant, basic lodge accommodations and updated cabins; visit the Local Recreation Resources page for more information.

Destination Alerts

  • 03/12/2018: SNOW AND WINTER CONDITIONS EXIST ABOVE 8000 FEET. EARLY SPRING CONDITIONS EXIST ON LOWER ELEVATIONS.

Avalanche Forecast for 04/17/2018

  • It will be possible to trigger both wind slab and loose wet avalanches for the forecast period. Triggered avalanches could be large enough to bury or injure a person. You are more likely to encounter wind slabs in exposed, steep terrain near and above treeline. Pay special attention to crossloaded gullies and just below ridgelines. Denser, recently deposited snow that cracks is a direct sign of instability. Wind slab sensitivity may improve by Wednesday morning, but renewed S to SW winds may cre Find out More

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