Inyo Craters, Mammoth Lakes, CA
Inyo Craters, Mammoth Lakes, CA
Inyo Craters, Mammoth Lakes, CA

Inyo Craters

Dry Creek Road Spur
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
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Six hundred years ago, a massive explosion heated rock and ground water, causing a large blast zone. Three craters were formed. Today, snow melt and rainwater create emerald green pools in the craters. Accessibility: 1.4 miles (2.25 km) round-trip uphill hiking trail. Directions: From the Mammoth Scenic Loop follow signs to Inyo Craters. Take 1.3 mile (2km) unpaved road to trailhead.

Amenities

Hiking & Backpacking
Fall
Summer
1 - 2 hours