Mammoth Lakes Overlook

Total Miles
9.4

Elevation

2,652.56 ft

Duration

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Technical Rating

3

Easy

Best Time

Summer, Spring

Trail Overview

This is an incredibly scenic trail that takes you high above the town of Mammoth Lakes. The trail starts near the New Shady Rest campground and soon climbs in elevation. The trail starts off as an improved dirt road, and It quickly climbs in elevation with multiple switchbacks you wind your way through the tall pines. Be on the lookout for wildlife and wildflowers if the season is right. Once you reach the top of the hill you will have some spectacular photo opportunities as you overlook the ski slopes of the Eastern Sierra mountains and the town below.

Photos of Mammoth Lakes Overlook

Mammoth Lakes Overlook
Mammoth Lakes Overlook
Mammoth Lakes Overlook

Difficulty

Mostly smooth dirt road that climbs in elevation via some steep switchbacks.

Technical Rating

3

Status Reports

Canon Canon
Apr 14, 2024
4x4
Open
Snow/Ice
few inches of hard snow, many puddles
Ryan V
Jan 13, 2024
4x4
Open
Snow/Ice
Kamil Halai
Nov 23, 2023
4x4
Open
Normal
Snow/Ice
Mitchel L
Oct 14, 2023
4x4
Open
Dusty

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