Introduction to Mammoth Lakes, California
Mammoth Lakes History
Mammoth Lakes was named after the Mammoth Mining Company. Mono County was carved from parts of Fresno County, Calaveras County and Mariposa County. Kuzedika Native Americans once inhabited the area.
Mammoth Lakes and Nearby Attractions
- Yosemite National Park.
- California State Mining and Mineral Museum.
- Mono Lake Tufa State Reserve.
- Fresno Metropolitan Museum.
- Mono Basin National Forest Scenic Area.
- Mariposa Museum & History Center.
Things To Do In Mammoth Lakes
Local museums include the Mariposa Museum & History Center, the Fresno Metropolitan Museum and the California State Mining and Mineral Museum. The Red Rooster Mall Shopping Center, the Mammoth Gateway Center Shopping Center, the Sierra Center Mall Shopping Center and the Main Street Plaza Shopping Center are the local shopping centers. The Saint Joseph Church is located nearby as well. Mammoth Lakes hosts the Mammoth Festival of Wine, Music and Food every August.
Mammoth Lakes Transportation
Fresno Yosemite International Airport is located nearby.
Mammoth Lakes Higher Education
Local colleges include Reedley College, Fresno City College and Western Nevada Community College.