“To be the best alpine recreation community in the country.”
The guiding principles to achieve the vision includes key partners all working together and in doing so making the Mammoth Lakes region the best alpine outdoor recreation community in the United States. These principles are to be used as overarching guidelines when new ideas and priorities are being considered for implementation. The guiding principles include the following:
1. Stewardship/Management - The use of recreation as a stewardship/management tool. From the resource perspective recreation can serve as a way to manage recreation capacity including existing and new recreation opportunities. Also it allows for greater education of the public in their role of resource uses and protection.
2. Economic Development - The use of recreation as an economic development tool is important to improve and grow the overall local economy. This includes the ability to build upon existing core recreation activities and creates an overall defendable market position of Town of Mammoth Lakes as a recreation destination.
3. Quality of Life - The use of recreation for community enhancement and quality of life improvements makes the Town of Mammoth Lakes a desirable place to live and serves as a key attractor for business and labor.