Surrounded by 90,000 hectares of national forest, Mammoth Lakes is California's premier 4 season alpine destination. World-class lodging and dining awaits, as well as outlet shopping and close proximity to Yosemite National Park, Mono Lake State Park, and Bodie, California's official ghost town. Winter fun is had skiing and snowboarding on world famous Mammoth Mountain. With over 1,416 hectares of open terrain, 300 days of California sunshine, and 12 meters of annual snowpack, Mammoth Mountain has something for everyone. Other winter adventures can be cross-country skiing, dog sledding, snow shoeing, ice climbing, and tubing - a great family activity. By car, Mammoth Lakes is 5 hours from Los Angeles and Las Vegas, 3 hours from Reno and Death Valley National Park, and 1 hour from Yosemite National Park. The Mammoth Yosemite Airport (MMH) has year-round service to all of California's gateway cities.