Mammoth Mountain Panorama Gondola in winter

Scenic Gondola Rides

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Stunning 360° Views of the Sierra & Beyond

Take an aerial ride up Mammoth Mountain on the Panorama Gondola 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.

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Mammoth Mountain Panorama Gondola car with scenic view of the Minarets covered in snow
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8:30 AM–3:15 PM
8:30 AM–3:15 PM
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8:30 AM–3:15 PM
8:30 AM–3:15 PM
8:30 AM–3:15 PM
10001 Minaret RdMammoth Lakes, CA 93546See on map
Child looking out the window through the viewfinder at Eleven53 Interpretive Center on the top of Mammoth Mountain

Eleven53 Interpretive Center & Café

Featuring exhibits for all ages, a knowledgeable docent, café and panoramic views of the Sierra and beyond. This is the central hub of the Explore Mammoth experience. Enjoy free access with your Scenic Gondola Ride ticket.

Exhibits change periodically. Topics may include volcanic history, geology and geography, weather patterns, cultural heritage, and natural history.

Enjoy lunch with a view at Eleven53 Café. Offering house-made sandwiches, soup, chili, and snacks.

Summit Sign in winter

Summit Sign

Once you get to the top, step outside for a short walk to Mammoth Mountain's famous totem sign. Take a selfie and enjoy the beautiful views of the Minarets and beyond.


Load the Panorama Gondola in the building across from the Main Lodge west entrance. Check Lift & Trail Status beforehand to make sure there aren't any weather holds on the gondola.

Can I bring my dog on the gondola?

Well behaved dogs on leashes are welcome to board the Gondola during the summer months only.

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