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  • Move to Mammoth Lakes

  • The Mountains Are Calling… Live a Life of Inspiration

  • If world-class skiing and tremendously beautiful summers aren’t enough for you, what if we threw in a community of endlessly passionate people, a thriving local business scene and 300 days of sunshine? It’s not just a dream – make the leap to move to Mammoth Lakes and it becomes reality. How do we know? We all did it.

    Here's a story from VoyageLA about one of our members, Sierra Dog Ventures:

    During a trip to Mammoth in 2017, I attended a Chamber of Commerce event and spoke to as many people as I could about potential business opportunities in town and they all said the same thing, "This dog adventure company idea is a HUGE need." And there it was. My open door. So I packed all of my things and headed to the mountains. ... Each day I am greeted with a wagging tail, a floppy tongue and incessant kisses amidst the most beautiful landscape possible and I'm reminded of why I'm here, and why it will work.

    - Christi Contois, Sierra Dog Ventures

  • Step 1: Get to know Mammoth Lakes.

  • A visit to Mammoth Lakes is the best way to check it out. There’s nothing like being among the mountains, checking out the views from all over town and getting out on skis or a hike to seal the deal that Mammoth Lakes is a place like no other.

    If you can’t make it for a trip, browse our member directory to get a feel for the community and the resources we have locally. Better yet, connect with us via email with any questions you have.


    Fly to Mammoth Lakes via LAX Year Round

    Mammoth Yosemite Airport is only 10 minutes away making travel to Mammoth Lakes even easier. You can reach Mammoth Lakes from cities worldwide – including New York, Chicago, Houston, and Melbourne. Enjoy convenient year-round flights to Mammoth Lakes via Los Angeles (LAX) and flights from Denver, San Francisco, Burbank, and Orange County available during the winter season.

    Plus, show your United boarding pass and ride free to Yosemite on YARTS! Yosemite access is contingent on Tioga Pass opening – sometimes as late as the first week of July. Check here for Tioga Pass status.

    Airport shuttles, hotel shuttles and car rental agencies are available at the Mammoth Yosemite Airport. Be sure to check with your individual hotel to see if airport pick-up is available. And once you're booked, you can track your flight.

  • Step 2: Find a job and work in the mountains

  • There are a dozen resources when it comes to finding a mountain job in Mammoth Lakes, but the Chamber has compiled all the best jobs in the community on MammothLakesJobs.com. See current postings, reach out to potential employers, and learn how to set yourself apart and find the perfect starting position.

  • Step 3: Find a place to live.

  • We live here and experience firsthand the difficulty of finding housing in Mammoth Lakes. We don’t want to sugarcoat it – it’s a challenge, and it takes persistence. But once you’re here, it’s well worth living in the mountains. Mammoth Lakes housing options include condos and single family homes, but the communities of June Lake, Crowley Lake and Bishop are great options if you’re looking for a specific type of home.

  • Step 4: Get here & get connected.

  • Mammoth Lakes may be a small town, but we know it can be hard to find the right information. We’ve compiled all the need-to-know updates into a convenient weekly email. It’s also helpful to have a built-in network, so we invite you to join us at a Chamber event or check out our member businesses’ events to meet people and explore mountain life. Subscribe to our email list to stay up to date on info, events and more.