The Best Chillin in Mammoth

Looking for the best chillin in Mammoth? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Mammoth. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top chillin spots in and near Mammoth

  • Tulelake, California

    Descend Into Skull Cave of the Lava Beds National Monument

    4.5
    0.1 mi / -328.1 ft gain
    Once you reach the Lava Beds National Monument stop by the visitors center to pay your fees, grab a map, and empty your bladder. From there you will drive your car up the road from the visitors center to Skull Cave.The visitors center will give you map and answer any questions you have. From the ...
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  • Tulelake, California

    Spelunking in the Golden Dome Cave, Lava Beds National Monument

    5.0
    Once you reach the Lava Beds National Monument stop by the visitors center to pay your fees, grab a map, and empty your bladder. From there you will drive your car to each cave entrance.Golden Dome Cave is the third cave on the cave loop. The entrance is about 25m from where you park. You will en...
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  • Tulelake, California

    Explore the Catacombs at Lava Beds National Mounument

    5.0
    Once you reach the Lava Beds National Monument stop by the visitors center to pay your fees, grab a map, and empty your bladder. From there you will drive your car to each cave entrance.The Catacombs are considered the most difficult and longest cave system at the Monument and is the sixth cave s...
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  • Tulelake, California

    Hike the Schonchin Butte Trail in Lava Beds National Monument

    5.0
    1.5 mi / 475 ft gain
    From the entrance booth of Lava Beds National Monument drive south. There will be a left hand turn labeled Schonchin Butte, take it. Drive down a dirt road about a mile to reach Schonchin Butte trailhead parking. It is less than a mile hike to the fire lookout with elevation gain of 475 feet. The...
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  • Siskiyou County, California

    Camp Out at Little Mt. Hoffman Lookout

    4.0
    If you've never stayed in a lookout, you should. It's not a thrilling get your adrenaline type of adventure, but more of a private, secluded, let's enjoy epic views and incredible company type of get away.Little Mt. Hoffman lookout is one of a few remaining historic lookouts that was built in the...
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  • McCloud, California

    Camp at Algoma Campground in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest

    The Algoma Campsite is a free campsite along the Upper Portion of the McCloud River. It features eight sites and a pit toilet. Unlike the other campgrounds in the area, this site receives very little traffic and has no fee. To get there, take SR 89 east from the McCloud Ranger Station for 13 mile...
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  • McCloud, California

    Hike to Middle McCloud Falls

    4.8
    1.5 mi
    Just 4 hours north of San Francisco, McCloud Falls offers a quick hike and swimming hole for those looking for something less crowded than Burney Falls. McCloud Falls has 3 tiers, but the middle section offers the best views by far. To get here, park at the Fowlers Campground which is roughly 5 m...
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