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Hubby liked it more than I did

We visited the craters today and I was completely underwhelmed by them. However, even though it was... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2017
SJtravellers
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San Jose CA
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Viist to Inyo Craters

We drove out to Inyo Craters. The turn off for it is on the Mammoth Lakes Drive (which is between... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2017
mini
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Fremont, California
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Sep 10, 2017
“Hubby liked it more than I did”
Aug 16, 2017
“Viist to Inyo Craters”
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Mammoth Scenic LP, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

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Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

We visited the craters today and I was completely underwhelmed by them. However, even though it was a mile and a half drive on a dirt road it was relatively easy to get to. And the walk itself through the forest was delightful and not...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2017

We drove out to Inyo Craters. The turn off for it is on the Mammoth Lakes Drive (which is between highway 395 and Mammoth Lakes Village.). We drove the dirt road (its a bit rugged at times) to take a look at Inyo Craters. From...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

To get here, your car will be on a gravel road for a bit so make sure it can handle it. There are a couple of trails that lead to the top. We took the one at the end of the parking lot. It's a...More

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Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

You'll drive until you reach a downed tree. There's a turn out and three large cars can fit. There are two trails that are about 1/2 mile to the crater. It's an easy walk.

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Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Super interesting to see. Lots of tall trees along trail, and is at elevation, so it is cooler than many trails. Good if you want to squeeze in an activity in the afternoon but not kill yourself. Was not at all crowded. Bathroom at trailhead....More

1  Thank SCVerMF
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Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

600-rear-old craters in an unexpected place. Requires an uphill trek through lush Jeffrey pines. Even in the rain it was a beautiful experience

1  Thank Sharlyn W
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Reviewed November 20, 2015

Another hike I made with a bad back/foot. I am so proud of my self and I am so happy I did it!!! We did get a bit lost looking for the trail head, don't ask. We were told the craters were right off the...More

1  Thank Kathy B
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Reviewed September 29, 2015

Want to burn off some calories without burning the gas in your vehicle? Visit these little visited craters just outside of Mammoth. Whatever direction your coming from, Hwy 395 or the June Lake Loop, watch for a small brown Park sign for the Inyo Craters....More

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Reviewed August 25, 2015

These craters were quite impressive, especially the colour of the water, but I can't say it was worth the risk of a puncture on the un-paved road. There is a sign warning of the road conditions at the turnoff from the main road. We had...More

2  Thank Dean H
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Reviewed October 21, 2014

The relatively young craters were formed by steam explosions around 650 years ago and are part of the volcanic region that stretches from Mono Lake to Mammoth Lakes and includes Devil's Postpile, Obsidian Dome, Panum Crater, etc. A great resource for information is the USGS...More

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