Mammoth Lakes, CA is an eastern Sierra destination popular for all manner of outdoor recreation, and home to Mammoth Mountain Resort.
Place Category: Forests + Wilderness
The Hoover Wilderness is widely known for its extreme mountain terrain. The area has relatively little timber throughout much of its steep terrain. Its forests are composed of scattered groves of hemlock, pine, aspen, and cottonwood. Diverse wildflowers spread over the intermittent meadows found here and black bears are common.