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Best trails in Mammoth Lakes

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Looking for a great trail near Mammoth Lakes, California? AllTrails has 93 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails in Yosemite National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Valentine Reserve Ecological Study Area or Mono Lake Park. Ready for some activity? There are 37 moderate trails in Mammoth Lakes ranging from 1.5 to 22.2 miles and from 6,820 to 11,581 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Mammoth Lakes
Top trails (93)
#1 - Rainbow Falls via Devils Postpile Trail
Devils Postpile National Monument
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 2 h 17 m
Note: As of May 2020, the road leading to Red Meadow is closed. Please see the park's website for up to date information. Reds Meadow Road and Devils Postpile National Monument closed for the season Show more
#2 - Crystal Lake Trail
Inyo National Forest
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 49 m
Note: The road to the trailhead closes in the winter, adding an extra 2.2 miles from Twin Lakes to the trailhead.Show more
#3 - Duck Pass and Pika Lake Trail
John Muir Wilderness
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Length: 9.5 mi • Est. 5 h 16 m
Please note that the road leading to this trailhead is currently closed (06/16/2020). The walk from the nearest parking lot adds about 3 miles total. This large, grand, austere mountain lake is closeShow more
#4 - Convict Lake Loop Trail
Inyo National Forest
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 9 m
Convict Lake Loop Trail is a 2.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Mammoth Lakes, California that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity Show more
#5 - Sherwin Lakes Trail
John Muir Wilderness
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 25 m
Sherwin Lakes Trail is a 4.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Mammoth Lakes, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, caShow more
#6 - Shadow and Ediza Lakes Trail
Ansel Adams Wilderness
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Length: 13 mi • Est. 6 h 26 m
Note: The road leading to the trailhead closes in the winter so please check with the park before visiting.Show more
#7 - Valentine Lake Trail
John Muir Wilderness
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Length: 11 mi • Est. 5 h
Valentine Lake Trail is a 11 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Mammoth Lakes, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optiShow more
#8 - Minaret Lake
Inyo National Forest
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Length: 13.4 mi • Est. 7 h 3 m
Minaret Lake is a 13.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Mammoth Lakes, California that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking aShow more
#9 - McLeod Lake Trail
Inyo National Forest
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 58 m
Perfect little hike with incredible views. If you're looking for something fun to do in a short time, we highly suggest this hike!Show more
#10 - Barney Lake Trail
Inyo National Forest
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Length: 5.4 mi • Est. 2 h 58 m
Barney Lake Trail is a 5.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Mammoth Lakes, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, wShow more
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