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Mammoth Mountain

Mammoth Mountain is ski-heaven in winter, but it's also a great spot during the summer months. Kids can zoom down zip lines, bike on mountain trails, bounce, and ride to the top of Mammoth Mountain on the scenic gondola. There's also cafes and restaurants, and ice cream.
scenic gondola
  Scenic Gondola – Ride the gondola to the top of Mammoth Mountain (11, 053 ft. high). There are picnic tables and glorious views of the Minaret mountain range to the west and the White Mountains to the east. Cafe and market are also available for lunch and snacks.
    Check out the Top of the Sierra Interpretive Center, displays about the geology (and seismic activity) of Mammoth Mountain, and 360 views of the ancient volcanoes, rivers, mountains and valleys.
    Tip: Even in summer, there’s sometimes still snow on Mammoth Mountain. Our kids had a snowball fight on the mountain top in July.
  Mammoth Mountain Adventure Center
    Zip line – When our boys were little, their first time on a zip line was here at Mammoth Mountain - they loved it.
    Climbing wall – Two sizes of climbing walls for kids. The small one has little dinosaurs shapes for kids to grab onto. Bigger wall, 35 ft. high is a chance for kids to test their climbing skills.
    Bungee trampoline – Toddlers and little ones have great fun bouncing up and down on the EuroBungy.
    Play area – Out front of the adventure center is a grassy area with swings and large foam play toys.
    Perfect for the whole family is Geocaching, a high tech treasure hunt on Mammoth Mountain (learn how to use GPS) – a gentle 2 hour hike if you have little children, and a longer half day treasure hunt for older kids.
  Bike Park Discovery Zone – On the Bike Park Discovery Zone trails, kids can get the hang of mountain biking on dirt trails. Rent bikes at the Adventure Center, or rent in town and bring them up on the bike shuttle at Canyon Blvd.
  Tip: Pick up the shuttle to Reds Meadow & Devils Postpile in front of the Adventure Center.
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