Shady Rest Park

Shady Rest Rock

Sawmill Cutoff, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

Shady Rest Park is open from May through November 1, as weather permits, and is located at the end of Sawmill Cutoff Road, approximately one-half mile from Highway 203 near Shady Rest Campground.

The Picnic Shelter and BBQ Area is available for private rentals. Click here to reserve, or contact the Parks and Recreation Department on (760) 965-3690 for more information.


  • Playground
  • Picnic Areas
  • Skate Park
  • Restrooms
  • Softball/Baseball Fields
  • Sand Volleyball Courts
  • Soccer Fields
  • Basketball Hoop
  • DiscGolfPark
  • Access to Town Multi Use Paths

Winter Grooming

The groomed winter trails in Shady Rest are located right at the entrance to Town and are accessed from the Welcome Center and Ranger Station. This looped experience is shared with a variety of users, including snowshoers and dog walkers, so please be mindful of others and share the trails. Weather permitting, the trails are groomed 5 days a week and are free and open to the public. Learn more about this program by clicking here.


Open dawn to dusk, May through October, weather permitting

Rental Rates:

Picnic Shelter and BBQ Area:

  • Regular - $28/hour
  • Non-Profit/Government - $22.50/hour

Sports Fields & Courts:

  • Regular - $14/hour
  • Non-Profit/Government - $11.50/hour