California’s Eastern Sierra

Mammoth Lakes California Welcome Center

The bookstore sells field guides, regional and children's books, puppets, games, stuffed animals and so much more. Educational interpretive displays describe the regions geology and history. The center has wilderness permits for the Ansel Adams and John Muir Wilderness, area maps, camping information, lodging, dining, and activity information. The Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center's friendly and knowledgeable staff is ready to help you plan your backpacking, camping, hiking or cross-country skiing adventure in the Mammoth Lakes area. The Welcome Center is located on highway 203 at the entrance to the town of Mammoth Lakes, 3 miles from the highway 395 junction.