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Kids & Family Specials

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

Fun for Everyone

From together time on and off the slopes to family-friendly restaurants, kids and kids at heart will enjoy this mountain playground.

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 to load the chairlifts and gondola, so visit a ticket window to get a free single or multi-day ticket.

TICKETS FOR THE FAMILY

Group Lesson for Ages 3–12

Group Lesson for Ages 3–12

Group 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 slope. Partial or full-day ski and snowboard lessons are available to age groups 3–4, 5–7 and 8–12.

LEARN TO SKI/RIDE

Child Care

Child Care

Whether it’s a day on the slopes, a little après time with your spouse or an evening out on the town, you will have peace of mind knowing that your little ones are receiving excellent, quality care. Child care + ski lessons are also available to 3–4 year olds, which is the best way to get your little ones started on the slopes.

BIG TIME FUN

Woolly's Saturday Parade

Woolly's Saturday Parade

Join Woolly and his friends from our Ski & Snowboard School for music, face-painting, dance party and parade through The Village Plaza. A must-attend kids event for all ages. 

TIME TO PARTY

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 tickets 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. 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. 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 fun interactive 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 Asian noodle bowls, Indian-spiced wraps, kid favorites and snacks at the top of Mammoth Mountain. Open daily for lunch. 

Eleven53 Interpretive Center & Cafe
Family-Friendly Dining Locations

Family-Friendly Dining Locations

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

VIEW DINING GUIDE

12 & Under Ski/Ride Free at June Mountain

12 & Under Ski/Ride Free at June Mountain

With 1,500 acres of uncrowded slopes, plenty of beginner-friendly terrain, an easy going atmosphere, as well as breathtaking views of the surrounding lakes and peaks the whole family will enjoy a Sierra ski day at June Mountain, located just 20 minutes north of Mammoth Lakes off HWY 395.

For friends and family over 12 years of age, remember that Mammoth Mountain lift tickets are valid same-day at June Mountain.

VISIT JUNE MOUNTAIN

Bucky's Bonfire at June Mountain

Bucky's Bonfire at June Mountain

Get excited for après family-style at June Mountain. Woolly's BFF and June's beloved mascot – Bucky the Deer – is ready to get down with kids of all ages every Saturday from 2–2:30PM. Gather round the bonfire for cookies and cocoa, a dance party, and make sure you get your picture taken with the friendly, fuzzy deer. Then join him down his favorite run off Chair J2 – Bucky's.

PARTY WITH BUCKY