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June Lake Winter Festival this Saturday Feb 21.

Fat Bike Demos, Family Fun Zone and more at June Lake Winter Festival

June Lake Ca, Feb 19, 2015 – Looking for a fun family event for this weekend? Enjoy visiting Mono County or any of the multitude lakes and trails in the Eastern Sierra. Then this weekend family event at June Lake may be for you.
Saturday Feb 21 at 11 am at Gull Lake Park (June Lake Ca.) – 16 miles North of Mammoth.
Starts at 11am and goes into the evening with a bonfire! (Free Event for the Family)
Family Fun Zone, face painting, games, fun run (5k and Kids Mile), Fat bike demos and rides, Cross country ski and Laser Rifle Shoot, Live music, open mic, food, contests
Weather forecast for Saturday is a mixed bag. With gorgeous Sunny skis possible all day and a late evening winter storm possible late Saturday Night. If you are looking to make a ski weekend out of your Trip Mammoth mountain is reporting 24-48″ base on the mountain. Mammoth has 24 lifts open with access to 119 trails and rumor has it the top of the mountain is the place to be right now. With 6 Unbound Terrain Parks and 2 awesome halfpipes open, there’s plenty of terrain for everyone to explore, so get up to the hill and get ready to get ripping. Mammoth also has a weekend of events planned at the mountain check here for event schedule
Looking to get outdoors and hike in the June Lake area. Try the

Yost Lake Trail: June Lake Loop

In the Sierra, where there’s a view, a stream or a lake, it is worth the effort to get there… and the Yost Lake Trail has all three. After crossing the narrow log footbridge, continue along the slope-side trail that gradually and steadily brings you up into higher elevations and eventually to scenic Yost Lake. The views down towards June Lake are equally as breathtaking and spectacular. This is a moderate hike at 4.8 miles round trip.

Note This Trail may Still have plenty of Snow even through we have had a weak winter. Plan accordingly, but worth checking out while you  are in the area.

Parker Lake Trail: June Lake Loop

From the north end of Highway 158 (June Lake Loop), take the Parker Lake Road to the trailhead parking. A short hike along the aspen-lined creek has a few switchbacks and offers big rewards with a serene lake tucked at the base of the Sierra Nevada’s. You can also sneak a peek at Mono Lake from this gorgeous hike.  This trail is easy to moderate at 4 miles round trip.

Check out this INYO National Forest Hiking / Trail Map for the June Lake Area Trails stelprdb5337623

If you have never visited the Mammoth or June Lake region check out this old Video From Kristi Leskinen, it does an excellent job of showcasing the life near June Lake and Mammoth

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