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Scenic Gondola Rides

Closed for the summer season. Winter scenic rides will begin in mid-November, weather permitting.

Stunning 360° Views Of The Sierra & Beyond

Take a Scenic Gondola Ride up Mammoth Mountain to explore all the fun at 11,053 ft. At the top, snap a selfie at the summit sign, enjoy lunch with panoramic views at the Eleven53 Café, and discover the history and wonder of the Sierra at the interpretive center. Make it a one-way trip – just top-off your water bottle and head back down on foot for a rewarding hike. Kids 12 and under ride free.

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

Kids Ride FREE
Two kids can ride free with every paying adult (ages 12 & under) 
Call 800.MAMMOTH to reserve free kids tickets.

CALL 800.MAMMOTH for more info.

Purchase Tickets Online

 Scenic Gondola Ride (single ride)  Age Price*   Price Discount Option
 Adult 23–64 $29
 *$5 off with Red's Meadow Shuttle Ticket
 Youth 13–22 $24  *$5 off with Red's Meadow Shuttle Ticket
 Senior 65–79 $24  *$5 off with Red's Meadow Shuttle Ticket
 Child w/Paying Adult (2 per Adult)  5–12 FREE
 Additional Child 5–12  $12  NA
 Kids 4 & Under FREE  
 Senior (80+) 80 & Over FREE  
 Season Passholders All Ages FREE  

*Save 20% when you book your tickets at least 7 days out.

Call 800.MAMMOTH to reserve free kids tickets.

Reds Meadow Shuttle Ticket: valid for discounted Scenic Gondola Ride on the same day or the day following the Reds Meadow shuttle ride. Reds Meadow shuttle ticket must be turned in at time of Scenic Gondola Ride purchase to receive discount. Show your ticket at the Adventure Center to get your discount.

Advance Purchase: Must purchase at least 2 days in advance to receive discount. May not be combined with any other offer or promotion. Limited availability of some products. Changes or cancellations made more than 2 days prior to the activity will be charged a $35 service fee. Changes or cancellations made within 2 full days will forfeit the entire payment.

Explore Mammoth

Explore Mammoth

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.

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Eleven53 Interpretive Center

Eleven53 Interpretive Center

Explore the Eastern Sierra at the first interpretive center of its kind.  Located at the summit of Mammoth Mountain at 11,053 feet, stop in before you hike or ride down from the peak to learn about the natural history of Mammoth and the Eastern Sierra.

Displays and topics include:
  • Volcanic history
  • Geology
  • Weather patterns
  • Local Wildflowers
  • Local Critters
  • Cultural heritage
  • A stunning 360 degree vista of high alpine peaks and mountain lakes.
Eleven53 Cafe

Eleven53 Cafe

Fuel up before your hike or ride at California’s highest eatery – the Eleven53 Café. Stop in to grab a gourmet sandwich, market fresh salad, fresh soup or a light snack for an energy boost. Check out the Lookout Lunch below for the best dining deal on the mountain.

Scenic Gondola with Lookout Lunch

Scenic Gondola with Lookout Lunch

Add a nutritious lunch to your Scenic Gondola Ride for only a few bucks. Choose one of the delicious hot options available at the Eleven53 Cafe.

Lunch Options

Available starting Saturday, June 13th from 10am-3pm. Options include Soups and Chili; Tri-Tip, Grilled Chicken or Grilled Cheese Sandwich plus a side and drink.

 Lookout Lunch (Includes Gondola Ride)  Age Price 
 Adult  19-64   $39
 Youth  13-18  $34
 Senior  65 and Over  $34
 Child  5-12  $6
 Senior (80+)  80 and Over  $12

Call 800.MAMMOTH to purchase a Lookout Lunch today.
Hiking Trails

Hiking Trails

There are several scenic hiking trails on Mammoth Mountain. Get your free Hiking Guide at the Adventure Center before you board the Panorama Gondola. Dogs on a leash are welcome.