The current snow line in town is around 8500 feet to 9000 feet.
The ski area is open at this time with a base of 28-140 inches, skiing and snowboarding are now out of the Main Lodge area only.
Closing day will be June 12th this season, get out for some spring fun while you can.
Mountain Biking is now almost 100% wide open on the Inyo National Forest Trails and in the Shady Rest Area of town.
The Mammoth Mountain Bike will be open Friday May 27-30 for Memorial Day Weekend. Trails open will be Uptown, Downtown and Shotgun open from Shuttle stop F down. Then all lower trails will open June 10th for the season.
The local Mammoth Lakes Paved trail system is also melted and cleaned up all the way up to Twin Lakes at this time.
The road to the heart of the Mammoth Lakes basin is open. Still a fair amount of snow from Twin lakes up to lake George with ice cover much over much of the water mass at this time.
Next up the Tamarack Cross Country Ski Center is 100% open thru this weekend with some great groomed trails up in the Mammoth Lakes Basin. It’s spring conditions so check with the Ski Center for the right wax.
If your looking for some local Road Biking try heading down 395 to the green church and you can ride out to the Owens river and beyond. You will want you cool spring ride gear on as highs in this area can still be in the 50s at this time of year.
Local area Camping is offered at the Mammoth RV Park at this time. Shady Rest opens on May 5th. To check on other camp sites use this link, you can also book a site online. If you plan on dry camping stoping a the visitors center when you come in town for current restrictions.
Other Spring ideas: Check out the local Fish Hatchery by the Mammoth Lakes Airport, a fun day trip is to check out the Laws Rail Road Museum near Bishop, also a trip to Mono Lake Visitor Center and walk along the shores is a lot of fun to see.
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