Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort

Explore Mammoth

The full Explore Mammoth experience is closed for the season.  Scenic Gondola Rides and the Eleven53 Interpretive Center will reopen on November 13.  Thanks for a great summer of learning and adventure.




It starts with a scenic gondola ride to 11,053 feet and one of the most stunning 360⁰ views in California. Amid the backdrop of high alpine peaks and pristine lakes, a rich learning experience awaits adults and kids alike. Explore the geologic, natural, and human history of Mammoth and find out why this is one of the most studied regions in the world.

Don't miss the Lakes Basin Overlook

See all of the lakes in the Mammoth Lakes Basin and learn about the formation of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, the prodigious volcanic history of Mammoth Mountain, and the pioneers who settled the area and mined its treasures.  

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Access to the Eleven53 Interpretive Center and all Explore Mammoth ​learning stations is FREE with the purchase of a Scenic Gondola Ticket.