Early Season Winter Activities in Mammoth Lakes, CA

We're still in the shoulder season here in Mammoth Lakes! Have no fear though, there is still plenty of fun to be had for the whole family. Here’s what to look out for this month:

  1. Ski Mammoth Mountain

Can you believe it's that time of year already?! After last years eternal winter, we hope that your ski legs have had some time to rest, because it's once again time to hit the slopes! Mammoth Mountain will be open come early November. Join in on the fun at opening day on November 10th from 8:30am-4pm. Book your winter getaway at the Alpenhof Lodge today!


  1. Cross Country Ski at the Tamarack Cross-Country Ski Center starting November 19th!

Calling all Nordic Skiiers! On November 18th, enjoy the  groomed trails of The Tamarack Cross Country Ski Center. They offer 19 miles of groomed trails in the Mammoth Lakes Basin. Don’t worry if you’ve never tried this sport before — the center offers lessons and equipment rental.


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  1. Participate in the Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Morning!

Looking for a way to challenge yourself, get outside, and join in on the community fun on Thanksgiving morning? Consider Mammoth Lakes' annual Turkey Trot on November 23rd!

Get Thanksgiving off to a healthy start and participate in Mammoth Track Club's family-friendly 2K fun run through The Trails neighborhood & Town of ML bike path!


Schedule of Events:

Schedule of Events:

  • 7:30am Bib pickup/on site registration Trails End Park (shirt sizes available on first come, first serve basis

  • 8:50am: National Anthem & Land Acknowledgment 

  •  9 am: Start


Register online at: https://raceroster.com/events/2023/81479/9th-annual-footloose-sports-mammoth-lakes-turkey-trot



  1. Experience the Holiday Tree Lighting in the Village on November 25th

The Village at Mammoth and Town of Mammoth Lakes present a kickoff to the holidays with free fun for the whole family. Join Woolly and Santa for photos, kids activities and live music outdoors before the magical first lighting of The Village holiday tree. 



Nov 24, 2022

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM



6201 Minaret Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546


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5. Enjoy Dining at Petra’s Bistro & Wine Bar or The Clocktower Cellar at Alpenhof Lodge

Onsite at the Alpenhof Lodge, you can enjoy two of the more popular places to grab a drink or a bite to eat in Mammoth Lakes, Petra's Bistro & Wine Bar, and The Clocktower Cellar. After a day of adventure on Mammoth Mountain, Petra's offers the perfect spot for a relaxing dinner and cocktails.  Clocktower offers a more casual and playful atmosphere with foosball tables, a pool table, and a casual pub menu.


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When you book your trip to Mammoth Lakes, CA this winter, make sure to book your stay at the Alpenhof! Learn more here: www.alpenhof-lodge.com