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Winter Family Fun

A family playing in the snow at Woolly's Tube Park at Mammoth Mountain.

Activities for the Whole Family

From together time on and off the slopes, to family-friendly restaurants and free events, our mountain playground is the perfect spot for family fun.

Kids 4 & Under Ski Free

Kids 4 & Under Ski Free

Youngsters get complimentary access to Mammoth's slopes all season long. All little skiers/riders need a valid ticket or pass to load the chairlifts and gondola. Proof of age is required for pick up and a $25 processing fee will apply.

TICKETS FOR THE FAMILY

Ski & Snowboard Lessons for Ages 3+

Ski & Snowboard Lessons for Ages 3+

Lessons are a great way for kids of all ages and abilities to develop skills on the hill for a lifetime of fun on the slopes. One (1) hour private lessons are available for children ages 3-6, and three (3) hour lessons are available for children ages five and over.

LEARN TO SKI/RIDE

Adventure and Fun Zones

Adventure and Fun Zones

There’s lots of fun to be found around each of our base lodges. Check out the Adventure Zones that are hidden in the woods, and you might just catch Woolly, Huck or Goldie cruising down beside you. Or to build more confidence on freestyle terrain, head for the nearest Fun Zone – an enhanced-learning area featuring gentle rollers and small spines that are perfect for beginners of all ages.

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Woolly's Tube Park & Snow Play

Woolly's Tube Park & Snow Play

Kids and kids at heart will love zooming down the lanes in a high-speed snow tube. Even the littlest ones can join in all the fun in the snow play area.

LET'S GO TUBING

Cross-Country Skiing & Snowshoeing

Cross-Country Skiing & Snowshoeing

Explore the Mammoth Lakes Basin on cross-country skis or snowshoes for some scenic family adventures across 19+ miles (30+ kilometers) of secluded, groomed world-class trails. Kids 12 and under can get a full-day cross-country ski ticket for just $5.

GET ON TRACK

Scenic Gondola Rides

Scenic Gondola Rides

Take a scenic ride up Mammoth Mountain on the Panorama Gondola to explore all the fun at 11,053 ft. Up to 2 kids (ages 12 and under) ride free with each paying adult. Free tickets can be obtained from any ticket window.

FUN AT 11,053'

Eleven53 Interpretive Center

Learn about the Sierra and surrounding regions with exhibits for all ages and a full time docent to answer your questions and teach you even more. Admission is free with a Scenic Gondola Ride ticket, lift ticket, or Ikon Pass.

Exhibits include:

  • Volcanic History
  • Geology & Geography
  • Weather Patterns
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Natural History

Eleven53 Café

Enjoy lunch with a view. Offering house-made sandwiches, soup, chili, and snacks at the top of Mammoth Mountain.  

Eleven53 Interpretive Center & Café
Family-Friendly Dining Locations

Family-Friendly Dining Locations

With kids menus, Woolly coloring pages and great food, each of our off-hill eateries is a great place to refuel your little Mammoth adventures that the whole family will enjoy too.

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