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.

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  • 05/24/2017: Thanks to the drought busting winter of 2017, trails above 8500 ft are covered in snow. Watch for snow, ice, and high water.

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Kayaking on Twin Lakes 0.4 Water Less than 4 hours
Snowplay in the Mammoth Lakes Basin 1.7 Snow Less than 4 hours
Snowshoeing on Panorama Dome 0.8 Snow Less than 4 hours
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