Driving Directions

The drive along the Sierra Nevada mountain range to Mammoth Lakes offers spectacular views of 14,000 foot (4,267 meter) mountains and open valley. US 395 is a state-designated Scenic Byway that is routed through the Owens Valley.

Times and distances are approximate and will vary with traffic, road and weather conditions.

Death Valley 4 hours 214 miles
Las Vegas, NV 5 hours 377 miles
Los Angeles 5 hours 325 miles
Reno, NV 3 hours 164 miles
Santa Barbara 6.5 hours 385 miles
San Diego 7 hours 400 miles
San Francisco (winter) 7 hours 360 miles
San Francisco (summer) 5 hours 300 miles
Yosemite National Park 45 minutes 100 miles