A Touch of Mammoth – Mammoth Lakes
A Touch of Mammoth enlightens you on Mammoth Lakes full blush mountains, countless trails, hundreds of wildlife, fresh air to fill your lungs and an experience that you will never forget all located in one place.
Mammoth Lakes, located in Mono County, CA, should be a place that is on everyone’s bucket list. There is an endless amount of possibilities that can be achieved all the while vacationing in Mammoth Lakes.
Mammoth Lakes first got attraction when people started to invade the town during the summer of 1878 when people got wind of the Mammoth gold mines. This dream was short lived with a minimal amount riches ever surfacing resulting in the mines being shut down in 1880. Although, this was the beginning of the tourism spirit that still enriches Mammoth Lakes today.
Mammoth Lakes motto is “Come as you are… do what you love”, which is also the reoccurring theme for any activity that can be found while you are among the mountains.
The population of this tourism driven town is about 8,300, with over 70 restaurants, and over 60 stores for every want and need.
Sightseeing at Mammoth
Mammoth Lakes area is known for its natural sightseeing opportunities, form national parks and monuments to glacier-carved lakes and historic volcanic formations. Some other places include a cooled lava flow, limitless waterfalls and hot creeks. Mammoth Lakes is also the home to the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest which is the oldest living things on the Earth today; they were even growing before the Egyptians built the pyramids.
Some of the events that Mammoth Lakes puts on annually brings in thousands of tourists and are nationally known. These festivals include Mammoth Celebrates the Arts Festival which is around the beginning of August, Labor Day Arts Festival, Villagefest- also known as California’s highest rib and chili cook-off, and even a Mud Run.
The art festivals are typically put on by the Mono Council for the Arts, a nonprofit organization that promotes appreciation of the arts and encourages local creative talent through education within Mammoth Lakes and the surrounding communities of the Eastern Sierra.
Mammoth Lakes will be fun for the whole family and your stay here will be filled with action pack activities that everyone can enjoy.
You can come during anytime of the year and be able to leave a little happier than when you arrived here. Remember to come as you are and do what you love.