Shady Rest Path 0.8 mi

  • The Shady Rest Path is one of the most popular sections of the paved multi-use path network within the Mammoth Lakes Trail System. With connections to the Town Loop at Highway 203, the Old Shady Rest and New Shady Rest campgrounds and the Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center, this two-lane path meanders gently downhill through a forest of red fir and Jeffrey pine to the ball fields, playground and picnic area at Shady Rest Town Park, with various points of access along the way to the Knolls Loop Trail.

  • The Shady Rest Path is one of the most popular sections of the paved multi-use path network within the Mammoth Lakes Trail System. With connections to the Town Loop at Highway 203, the Old Shady Rest and New Shady Rest campgrounds and the Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center, this two-lane path meanders gently downhill through a forest of red fir and Jeffrey pine to the ball fields, playground and picnic area at Shady Rest Town Park, with various points of access along the way to the Knolls Loop Trail.

Trail Alerts

  • 05/22/2017: Thanks to the drought busting winter of 2017, trails above 9000 feet are still covered in snow.

Conditions Update

  • 07/07/2017: This trail is clear of snow.

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Shady Rest Park

  • Hours/Season: Day use only | Year Round 

  • Biking  Cross Country Skiing  Hiking  Off Highway Vehicles  Pets  Skateboarding  Snowmobiling 

Related Destinations

Destination Activities and Services
New Shady Rest Campground Camping
Old Shady Rest Campground Camping
Pine Glen Group Campground Camping
Shady Rest Park Biking Cross Country Skiing Hiking Off Highway Vehicles Pets Skateboarding Snowmobiling

Related Experiences

Related Experiences

Experience Rating Length (mi) Surface Duration
Family Biking at Shady Rest 5.5 Mixed Less than 4 hours
Family Biking the Shady Rest Park Loop 2.7 Mixed Less than 4 hours
Handcycling Around Town 4.5 Mixed Less than 4 hours
Handcycling Loop at Shady Rest Park 5.0 Mixed Less than 4 hours
Handcycling the Shady Rest Path 2.0 Mixed Less than 4 hours
Skateboarding at Shady Rest Park 0.3 Mixed Less than 4 hours
Walking the Shady Rest Path 1.6 Asphalt Less than 4 hours
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