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Lake Mary

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Address: Lake Mary Loop Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA
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Gorgeous scenery

The Sierra rise precipitously and magnificently from deep blue lakes (Mary, Marie, Upper and Lower Twin, Horseshoe and I believe George). They're dotted with float fishermen and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 August 2016
John P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

The Sierra rise precipitously and magnificently from deep blue lakes (Mary, Marie, Upper and Lower Twin, Horseshoe and I believe George). They're dotted with float fishermen and small row boats, a few brightly colored kayaks. The bike paths have groups of families enjoying exploring paved trails. There's a pack station for horseback rides, unlimited number of scenic hiking trails and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice place but expensive. Food not as spicy as I like. Employees very nice. If you get there 5-6 pm the sunset and lakes are beautiful? I will be back and I live in ML. So I am always looking for changes. I like a view, windows, and nice people who know the food. I like unusual preparations

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We took a day trip to Lake Mary via the town trolley from The Village with the goal to rent a boat. We arrived early and after a quick discussion we rented a motorboat. I thought a canoe would be more peaceful for our family ... I was right. The motorboat was fine, kinda fun, but the lake is so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Go there early morning (7 am) rent a boat a fish some trouts if you are lucky anyway with or without trout it is an amazing place very inspiring

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We visited during the week and while parking was pretty full around the lake we did find spots open along Lake Mary Road. Beautiful vistas and peaceful places to sit and read. Lots of hiking trails. The road around the lake is a bit narrow but most drivers are careful. We had our headlights on just to give us an... More 

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Corona, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Surroundings are breathtaking. Great bike and walk paths all around the lake. We've been to Mammoth several times and just discovered this area. Definitely worth seeing!

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Thank daut59
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Thas a nice lake I enjoy the day with my family ! beautiful day weather was perfect! One of my favorite lakes

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Go on a, warm summer day and you will be treatedd to Alpine lake scenery and peaceful writer moments unless you cross paths with rowdy boaters or get to close to fishing lines along the shore.you could easily spend the day here, pack a picnic and relax.

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Orlando, Fl
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

This is a lovely area, but if you are a "shore" fisher, don't bother. we spoke to several families who said they caught nothing in two days. If you can cast well into the center of the lake, or get a boat, we heard the fish can be outstanding. Unfortunately, we aren't those people. = ( But it was a... More 

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Palo Alto, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

This is a beautiful lake with lovely views of Crystal Crag. A lot of people rent boats and fish there. We just took a picnic and sat at the edge enjoying the views.

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