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Lake Mary

Lake Mary Loop Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA
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Went when it was totally frozen over and still was breathtaking! Can't wait to stay and hike around... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brooklyn, New York
you have got to see this gem!

in my opinion one of the prettiest lakes around the mammoth lakes basin! it's a pretty short drive... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Orange County, California
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Lake Mary Loop Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went when it was totally frozen over and still was breathtaking! Can't wait to stay and hike around here.

Thank Kristaturtle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

in my opinion one of the prettiest lakes around the mammoth lakes basin! it's a pretty short drive around but I recommend parking the car and taking a little stroll around it...it's high in elevation so there's always a good breeze flowing through...good fishing too...More

Thank 777JeffA777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So beautiful, this was a little unexpected treasure. We only visited there because we saw a sign and thought we would take a little drive, next time we will make this as a destination.

Thank Angela O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Driving around Mammoth Lakes there's some great lakes all in close proximity. Lake Mary has fantastic views across the area! Not one to miss!

Thank WillMarks
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Absolutely gorgeous Lake that you can walk all around it.. as is many of the lakes on June Lake Loop they're all just gorgeous in this High Country..But during the summer months expect high pressure fishing. The lake is planted by fishing game lots of...More

Thank mdauth58
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Very nice. Went there last summer with family as we were staying a Mammoth Lakes. Nice loop around the lake. Fishing, boating, trekking opportunities abound the lake!!!

Thank khantalal
Reviewed 1 February 2017

You won't find a more beautiful walk than this 2 mile, flat, walk around Lake Mary. Stop by the Lake Mary store to arrange a boat or canoe to go after the big trout known to exist in this lake. On the other end of...More

1  Thank MScottMartin
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Cabin rentals are the way to go. Pontoon boating on the lake is reasonable. Fresh air and great times. Lots of bears and deer up here at 9,000 ft altitude

1  Thank roberthO9476SE
Reviewed 4 January 2017

It was a gorgeous blue skies day to hike in the snow along Lake Mary road while the cross country skiers skied on the groomed Tamarack cross country trails. We sat at the picnic table for the view of Crystal Crgs across the frozen lake.

Thank C W
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We only do this in winter with snow on the ground because we are always the only ones out but we love walking around the road that loops the lake. In winter the road is virtually never driven on so its just a big white...More

Thank SGWest
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I'm taking my mom (70 years old) & 3 young kids (very young). Is it enjoyable with ppl that age?
30 May 2017|
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Response from C W | Reviewed this property |
We saw people of all ages on the trails around Lake Mary and that was in the winter snow. If the roads are open, it's an easy drive and there are picnic tables near the road and parking. There are views of the lake and... More
Will this hike be accessible late May? Is there parking near the trail head?
29 April 2017|
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Response from C W | Reviewed this property |
We hiked on Lake Mary Road in the snow! Mammoth got so much snow this winter, so I imagine there still could be snow at the higher elevations. In late May, I think the roads will be open. You may want to check the mammoth... More
Mandy E
Hi, want to surprise my hubby. He loves to fish, but I am wondering is Lake Mary very busy? We want to get away from all the noise and relax and just chill fishing. Us this a great place where he will find tranquility - a little! Also can anyone recommend a lake side cabin (pref rustic). Doesn't need all the trimmings, just basic is fine. Would like to literally get up and walk straight to lake if possible with rod in hand. Thank you.
25 April 2016|
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Response from judyegan | Reviewed this property |
Lots of people are there. There is a dock that rents all sorts of boats, canoes etc. There is fishing from the shore line and that is fairly tranquille. But it is popular and well used. I don't remember if there are... More