Twin Lakes (Mammoth Lakes, California) facts for kids
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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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