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Lake Mary

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Address: Lake Mary Loop Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA
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Lovely Lake

Very nice. Went there last summer with family as we were staying a Mammoth Lakes. Nice loop around the lake. Fishing, boating, trekking opportunities abound the lake!!!

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Lahore, Pakistan
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Lahore, Pakistan
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32 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice. Went there last summer with family as we were staying a Mammoth Lakes. Nice loop around the lake. Fishing, boating, trekking opportunities abound the lake!!!

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Mammoth Lakes, California
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

You won't find a more beautiful walk than this 2 mile, flat, walk around Lake Mary. Stop by the Lake Mary store to arrange a boat or canoe to go after the big trout known to exist in this lake. On the other end of the lake is Pokonobe Lodge where you can enjoy lunch or shop in their store.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Cabin rentals are the way to go. Pontoon boating on the lake is reasonable. Fresh air and great times. Lots of bears and deer up here at 9,000 ft altitude

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Orange County, California
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121 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

It was a gorgeous blue skies day to hike in the snow along Lake Mary road while the cross country skiers skied on the groomed Tamarack cross country trails. We sat at the picnic table for the view of Crystal Crgs across the frozen lake.

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Thank C W
San Diego, California
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We only do this in winter with snow on the ground because we are always the only ones out but we love walking around the road that loops the lake. In winter the road is virtually never driven on so its just a big white trail. Peaceful and beautiful

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Thank SGWest
West Covina, California, United States
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215 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Beautiful scenery and well maintained road around the lake. Try to get here in the afternoon when the sun reflects the mountains on the lake surface. Unfortunately there is no hiking trail around lake Mary but you can hike one of the other lakes in the area.

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Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 9 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!

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Spokane, Washington
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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.

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Thank Furrgus
San Diego, California
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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.

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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.

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