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For lakes further north in the Humboldt–Toiyabe National Forest, see Twin Lakes (Bridgeport, California).
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Twin Lakes
Twin Lakes falls Mammoth Crest.jpg
Twin Lakes, with Twin Falls and Mammoth Crest behind
Location Mono County, California, United States
Primary inflows Twin Falls
Primary outflows Mammoth Creek
Surface elevation 8,563 feet (2,610 m)
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.

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