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Lake Mary

Lake Mary Loop Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA
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Stunning and peaceful

I could have sat by this lake all day. Such a beautiful part of the world. Great to think about... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
Slice of Heaven

This sub alpine lake is lovely in every way. We hiked around the perimeter, enjoying the trees... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2016
Spokane, Washington
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Lake Mary Loop Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA
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Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

I could have sat by this lake all day. Such a beautiful part of the world. Great to think about things and enjoy nature with the loved ones!

Thank zara_h011
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This sub alpine lake is lovely in every way. We hiked around the perimeter, enjoying the trees, water and sunlight after a light snowfall.

Thank Furrgus
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I enjoy going to Lake Mary to hike and enjoy the amazing scenic views. There are nany opportunities to hike around nearby lakes while in the area.

Thank nzplgrm
Reviewed 26 October 2016

It was very windy the day we went, so not sure if my review is accurate. It was very pretty and looked like a lot of fisherman may go to.

Thank loric386
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Stunning vistas. The lake is a tranquil place. Many were fishing even in the blustery wind. There is camping and picnic areas as well.

Thank Vanessa S
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and two little pups went to visit lake Mary amongst other sites up on the mountain. The weather was perfect this time of year. The lake was gorgeous as it had a walking or bicycle riding path that wrapped around her which was...More

Thank daniel y
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Gorgeous lake tucked in the mountains above Mammoth. Great fishing and boating. The lake is big, so even when it's crowded, you should be able to find your "own spot" for fishing.

Thank SwedishChick66
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We used to camp near Lake Mary and I've always loved it. It's off the beaten track, near Tamarack Lodge. Lovely spot for boating, hiking, horseback riding.

Thank Novellife
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

The climb from the parking lot is not easy, considering the fact that this is over 9000 feet. The road is very nice and so is the lake. At the lake it was very windy and cold....

Thank adibrand
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We were surprised by the size of this lake as it was higher and further up the road from twin lakes. It has a marina for renting boats and a sporting shop. It is certainly in a beautiful setting

Thank Thomas N
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I'm taking my mom (70 years old) & 3 young kids (very young). Is it enjoyable with ppl that age?
30 May 2017|
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Response from C W | Reviewed this property |
We saw people of all ages on the trails around Lake Mary and that was in the winter snow. If the roads are open, it's an easy drive and there are picnic tables near the road and parking. There are views of the lake and... More
Will this hike be accessible late May? Is there parking near the trail head?
29 April 2017|
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Response from C W | Reviewed this property |
We hiked on Lake Mary Road in the snow! Mammoth got so much snow this winter, so I imagine there still could be snow at the higher elevations. In late May, I think the roads will be open. You may want to check the mammoth... More
Mandy E
Hi, want to surprise my hubby. He loves to fish, but I am wondering is Lake Mary very busy? We want to get away from all the noise and relax and just chill fishing. Us this a great place where he will find tranquility - a little! Also can anyone recommend a lake side cabin (pref rustic). Doesn't need all the trimmings, just basic is fine. Would like to literally get up and walk straight to lake if possible with rod in hand. Thank you.
25 April 2016|
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Response from judyegan | Reviewed this property |
Lots of people are there. There is a dock that rents all sorts of boats, canoes etc. There is fishing from the shore line and that is fairly tranquille. But it is popular and well used. I don't remember if there are... More