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Mammoth Lakes Visitor's Center

2520 Main Street, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
(760) 924-5500
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Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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Crestline, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Books, posters, patches and pins, this place has it all, including a friendly and knowladgeable staff. Get your wilderness permits here, maps of the back country or free town map, directions to motels or campgrounds or information on just about anything.

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Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Very helpful staff who can answer most relevant questions and give very helpful suggestions, with good variety of maps and literature, plus souvenirs. Great place for newcomers to get oriented.

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Oceanside, California, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The visitor center is staffed by members of the US Forest Service who can provide you with lots of information about the natural landmarks and features of the area. They also issue wilderness permits for those seeking to go overnight into the Inyo National Forest.

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Corona, California
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98 reviews 98 reviews
22 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

As a Visitor's Center, Mammoth is truly second rate. Very few exhibits (they had some animal pelts outside on a table top) and little to see. Even the restrooms are located in a separate building. Which is a shame in a place with world class geology, native Golden Trout, great skiing, mountain biking, fishing, hiking, mule packing, etc., etc. What... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Large selection of books and info on the surrounding area. Also, this is where you pick up your permit for overnight backpacking.

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Fremont, California
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1,215 reviews 1,215 reviews
764 attraction reviews
840 helpful votes 840 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I stopped here in January for some information I was looking for; they were very nice and provided what i wanted. It is on your way into the Mammoth town area.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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119 reviews 119 reviews
30 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is a pretty nice visitor center with an information desk with several folks available to answer questions. Maps...some free, some not...along with numerous brochures and some gift and apparel items are available as well. Adequate parking area as you enter Mammoth for this center.

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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70 reviews 70 reviews
31 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Very informative, they have maps and other brochures and the rangers are so friendly and will point you in places to go do and see.

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Tehachapi, California
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97 reviews 97 reviews
42 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is the place to go to get all the information needed to make the most of Mammoth area "things to do". The people working there really know their stuff.

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San Ignacio, Belize
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65 reviews 65 reviews
21 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Great staff very helpful, Wish they had more maps and info on Yosemite, As there are shutlles to and from Yosemite form Mammonth lakes. Over goos and Helpful reccomned stoping in for info for the area.

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