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Mammoth Lakes Visitor's Center

2520 Main Street, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
(760) 924-5500
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London, United Kingdom
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294 reviews 294 reviews
191 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

The staff and rangers are fantastically patient and helpful. Must be the air. There is a lot of information here and its absolutely as must visit if you've never been here.

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51 reviews 51 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

It has changed since I was a kid thirty five years ago, but change is good. They still have all the books you need to know more about the area and are as friendly as ever.

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Fullerton, California
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424 reviews 424 reviews
171 attraction reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This visitor center/ ranger station has all the info you will need to visit the area. They also have a nice selection of boos and souvenirs for the entire family. In addition, if you visit the area a lot, you can also pick up a local yellow pages phone book that are free to visitors. There are also very clean... More

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Venice, FL
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184 reviews 184 reviews
63 attraction reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The rangers can help you with everything from where to buy gas to local weather facts and where to go hiking. There is a nice little gift and post card assortment at decent prices.

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Kenmare, Ireland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Mammoth Lakes is one of the main gateways to Yosemite National Park, it has a very good Visitors Centre that explains the trials & tribulations of early pioneers exploration & conquering the Sierra Nevada's

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Co. Durham
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We called at the visitor centre at the start of our stay, the staff were very helpful and also gave advice about wheee the forest fires were and any road closures.

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Crestline, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

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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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

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
15 helpful votes 15 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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105 reviews 105 reviews
25 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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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