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Mammoth Crest Trail

Mammoth Lakes, CA
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Ranked #18 of 23 Activities in Mammoth Lakes
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Sunnyvale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Take this hike to get some of the best views in the area. To the east you'll see the many lakes in the Mammoth area, as well as the mountain range beyond the desert. To the west you'll see the mountains of the Ansel Adams Wilderness. Only downside is the trail itself for the first 1.5 miles from Lake George... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

We did many hikes while in Mammoth, but this was by far our favorite. The Mammoth Crest Trail takes you above timberline, to the approximate boundary of John Muir Wilderness and Ansel Adams Wilderness. All of the Mammoth Lakes, and the beautiful vistas of the High Sierra are visible below, while the terrain becomes more and more Martian-like the further... More

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