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The Sierra Nevada Resort in Mammoth Lakes Is PUPular Spot for Fido and Family

Dog-friendly resort is perfect place to chill with fur babies after outdoor Cali adventures

Mammoth Lakes’ favorite family-friendly place to stay, the Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa makes dogs feel at home after enjoying the incredible surrounding High Sierra adventures.

Mammoth Lakes, California – May 3, 2019 - It’s been a long winter and as summer approaches, families are thinking about sunny escapes with the entire crew for outdoor adventure that won’t break the bank. California’s High Sierra is calling with limitless options for outdoor fun surrounded by stunning scenery for couples, parents, kids and the dog, with a Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa stay as the perfect home base. The resort knows how important four-legged family members are and invites the entire family to pack up the car and road trip it to Mammoth Lakes for some dog-gone mountain fun.

Guests of the Sierra Nevada Resort, located in the heart of downtown Mammoth Lakes, can enjoy many dog-friendly opportunities in the area, including the many hiking trails and lakes to explore. With long sunny days and cooler mountain air, the weather is conducive to action-packed days outdoors. The Sierra Nevada Resort is conveniently located just a few miles from such popular attractions as Devils Postpile National Monument, Convict, Crowley and Mono Lakes and Yosemite National Park.

And guests can dine outdoors for breakfast, lunch and dinner with their pup at the Sierra Nevada Resort’s popular onsite Rafter’s Restaurant, featuring seasonally inspired New American cuisine, and boasting the largest outdoor patio in Mammoth. Other restaurants onsite include Jimmy’s Taverna with Mediterranean-inspired fresh seafood and wood-grilled meats and the Red Lantern for Chinese cuisine.

Pet-friendly rooms and chalets are limited, so it’s good for guests traveling with the family dog to book early. The lodge welcomes dogs up to 100 pounds for an additional cleaning fee of $25 per dog, per day, with a two-dog maximum per room. Guests can relax in the resort’s elegantly rustic and comfortable mountain-lodge ambience.

The lobby of the Sierra Nevada Resort includes Duke’s Bar, named after John Wayne, who frequented the location back in the '60s with his hunting and fishing buddies. Guests can sip a drink at the more-than-a-century-old hand-hewn alpine bar with Fido by their side. Meanwhile kids can enjoy the onsite outdoor pool, hot tub and mini golf course.

Summer rates at Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa start at $99 for lodge rooms midweek, $149 weekends. Deluxe room are from $125 midweek, $179 weekends (based on availability; taxes and fees not included). Special rates are also available for IKON pass holders and local events.

About Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa
Located in the heart of Mammoth Lakes, California, near Mammoth Mountain, Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa is a premier Mammoth lodging named one of 12 of “California’s Best Ski Resorts and Inns” by L.A. Biz. Designed with classic Sierra rustic lodge-style appeal, the 148-room Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa includes 15 fireplace suites and six three-bedroom chalets. Pampering amenities at the hotel include heated bathroom floors and toilet seats, soaking tubs, large waterfall showers, kitchenettes, fireplaces and real leather lounge chairs as well as an on-property full-service spa and three distinctive restaurants, including the popular Jimmy’s Taverna, named a “Mountain Retreat Taking Wine to New Heights” by Wine Spectator. Boasting a star-studded Hollywood history including as a former Rat Pack hangout, the resort also features Hoagy Carmichael’s piano from “To Have and Have Not” in the lobby and Duke’s Bar & Fireside Lounge named for John Wayne, who used to meet hunting and fishing buddies there. For additional information, visit 

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