5 Amazing Summer Hikes Near Mammoth Mountain

Spend your summer vacation in the mountains.

Mammoth Mountain is the place to be this summer. With a full calendar of awesome events and endless hiking trails, you really can’t go wrong. Find a place to spend the night on the mountain, then head out on one of these must-do summer hikes.  

1. Hike to Pika Lake


Photo: Gregg Boydston

2. Hike to Devil’s Postpile Rainbow Falls


Photo: Aaron Bird

3. Hike to Sherwin Lake


Photo: Gregg Boydston

4. Hike to Valentine Lake


Photo: Tyler Drake

5. Hike to Arrowhead Lake


Photo: Gregg Boydston

Cover photo: Gregg Boydston


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