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Rec Travel and Camping Alert: Lake Mary Road to Lake George Road


Mammoth Lakes, CA – The Town of Mammoth Lakes with the Constructor, Herback General Engineering will be constructing a multi-use path and road realignment in the Lakes Basin on Around Lake Mary Loop Road from Lake Mary Road to Lake George Road.

Lake Mary Road to Lake George Road Multi-Use Path Project

Construction is occurring near campsites at the Lake Mary Campground from Monday to Friday from 7:00am to 5:00pm. The project area may experience traffic delays, dust from moving equipment, and loud noises, such as jackhammering, rock removal, and heavy equipment. Work will be continued until late October 2016 and intermittently affect pedestrian and vehicular traffic. Some campsites will be closed for the duration of this project.
If you require further information or have issues during the construction please feel free to contact: Jamie Robertson, Assistant Civil Engineer at (760) 965-3653.

Why you need to know:
About Lake Mary:  Of the 11 lakes in the area, Lake Mary is the largest and most developed. Lake Mary Campground is a large facility with plenty of amenities in and around it. The lake provides a great base for activities like fishing, viewing waterfalls, hiking, and backpacking.
The campground lies among lodgepole pine trees at an elevation of 8,900 feet. Some campsites have views of the breathtaking scenery surrounding the campground, including Lake Mary and some of the 9,000 and 10,000′ peaks in the John Muir Wilderness.


Lake Mary receives the highest number of trout stocks in the Mammoth Lakes Basin, and is well-known to anglers for its rainbow, brook and brown trout fishing. No swimming or wading is allowed in the lake.
Though no hiking trails begin in the campground, several interesting trails offer a variety of hikes nearby, including day hiking and backpacking trails into the rustic John Muir Wilderness.

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