Hot Creek Geological Site

Hot Creek Hatchery Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

Toll free phone: 888-466-2666

Dates Closed: December through April

Accessibility: .4 mile (.64 km) round-trip walk on a steep, paved,dirt path. Directions: Take US 395 south, turn left towards Mammoth Yosemite Airport, take 2nd right and follow the signs 3 miles (4.8 km) on unpaved, maintained road. Parking lot will be on your left.

Traveler Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Overall Rating: 4.5

based on 166 reviews

Beautiful area
This is a really beautiful geological site. We did not walk down to the actual pools. There were people exploring all around the area and one guy in the pool. The access road also has an area...
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Steaming hot creek
This is a quick stop off of hwy395 that's well worth the visit. It is down a dirt road, but easily gotten to with a car.
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Blue hot springs
The blue hot springs are beautiful. The best view is from the information sign near the parking lot. There was a slight smell of sulfur in some areas. I enjoyed seeing this very interesting...
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