Driving to Mammoth Lakes
We always get asked, where is Mammoth Lakes? Mammoth Lakes and the Mammoth Mountain resort are located in central California. You can see from this Mammoth Lakes Map
that the town is just
the other side of Yosemite on the Eastern Sierra
the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Highway 395 is the main road into Mammoth.
From north or south, it's a spectacular drive.
Where is Mammoth Mountain? The Mammoth Mountain resort
is located in the town of Mammoth Lakes. Lodging, shops, restaurants all wrap around and the mountain resort and you can access the ski area from several different lodges.
For current road conditions and
weather visit the Mammoth weather
section. Whether you are driving
from Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, Reno or Las Vegas, mammoth
is less than 5 hours away and the beautiful scenery makes the time go
It is always a good idea to check the road conditions into Mammoth before you go. To check the road conditions before setting out just enter the highway number
Hwy 405 north, to Hwy 5 north, to Hwy 14 north to the town of Mojave. Take Hwy 14
north to Hwy 395 north (Reno/Bishop), to Hwy 203 (Mammoth Lakes Junction). Exit Hwy
203 and drive 6 miles into the town of Mammoth Lakes; 306 miles. About 5 hours with
one short stop.
San Diego and Orange County~
Interstate 15 north to Hwy 395 north to Hwy 203; 375 miles
San Francisco & Sacramento~
Interstate 80 to Hwy 50 to the Kingsbury Grade cutoff to Hwy 395 south to Hwy 203;
Hwy 395 south to Hwy 203; 165 miles.
Interstate 15 north to Hwy 95 north; continue on Hwy 95 north (168 miles), turn left
on Hwy 266 west; continue on Hwy 266 (42 miles), turn slight left on Hwy 168; continue
on Hwy 168 (52 miles), turn right on Hwy 395 north; continue on Hwy 395 (40 miles),
turn left on Hwy 203.
If you need some help trip planning, be sure to call the City Concierge office. You might also want to check out the Mammoth weather forecasts
or current weather
before you venture to the Eastern Sierra, or just look at some Mammoth maps
of the area.