Twin Lakes (Mono County, California)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Twin Lakes
Mammoth Lakes (August 2008) 03.JPG
View of Twin Lakes from the overlook on Lake Mary Road
Location Mono County, California, United States
Coordinates 37°37′05″N 119°00′28″W / 37.61806°N 119.00778°W / 37.61806; -119.00778[1]
Primary inflows Cattle Creek, Robinson Creek, Tamarack Creek
Primary outflows Robinson Creek
Surface elevation 8,563 feet (2,610 m)[1]
Settlements Mammoth Lakes, California

Twin Lakes is a set of connected lakes at the base of the southeastern slope of Mammoth Mountain, in Mono County of eastern California. They are in the eastern Sierra Nevada, and within the Inyo National Forest.

Twin Lakes are the lowest lakes in the Mammoth Lakes Basin. On one side of the lake are lava cliffs that were formed by eruptions of Mammoth Mountain. The other side of the lake has the Inyo National Forest's Twin Lakes Campground, and Tamarack Lodge of the Mammoth Mountain Ski Area.

See also[edit]

References[edit]