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Great stop on your way to Mammoth!

We were headed up to Mammoth from Lancaster and were REALLY glad we came across this... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
Jessica M
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La Mirada, California
Yes, Do stop by!

Lava formations like you've never seen before let alone you'd think there was lava in this area... read more

Reviewed December 15, 2017
Nas S
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Long Beach, California
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

We were headed up to Mammoth from Lancaster and were REALLY glad we came across this mini-adventure. Who would have known that there's an opportunity to teach our kids a little bit of science on our roadtrip. The drive in is not paved but fine...More

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed June 8, 2018

Mostly undeveloped but gives a good sense of being out in the heat in a lava field. Trail is unpaved. Area with water carved rocks is fairly limited but might give some good photos to those able to climb around more. Because of my age...More

Thank Skatsing
Reviewed December 15, 2017

Lava formations like you've never seen before let alone you'd think there was lava in this area. It's off the beaten part as they don't have good signage from the highway. It was worth the stop!

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Reviewed December 2, 2017

Visited here one day in mid Nov 2017. Gravel road, but not too rocky. Limited parking, toilet, info signs. Very interesting. Lava formation that has been smoothed out by a river from the last ice age. Forms a canyon. Would consider visiting again if returning...More

Thank polymoog
Reviewed October 13, 2017

This was such a neat place to visit and it was completely unexpected to see what we saw. It's a short drive in, and a short hike in from the parking lot. Highly recommend stopping here! As we were leaving we checked out the campsites...More

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Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

Spent a little time exploring there. Not far off highway 395. Good spot to take a road trip break and see some really neat natural formations. More captures posted on my site. Thank you! Vmp-designs.com

Thank VERACIOUS MIND P
Reviewed September 10, 2017

We finally decided to stop here on our way back from our Labor Day trip. What an awesome attraction. This is amazing. Now, to be clear, I'm an amateur rock hound and will stop at local geology attractions pretty well anywhere. If you're into geology,...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed June 19, 2017

This was a gorgeous place to visit. The hike was short .21 miles to the falls. The campground has no shade. There is a water pump and out houses for the campground. I don't recommend this when it is over 100 degrees. I think it...More

Thank clamdiger2
Reviewed April 12, 2017

On a trip from Oregon to Joshua Tree NP we saw the one sign pointing to Fossil Falls and pulled off to take a look. While there are no fossils and the "falls" is dry, the shining and sculpted black lava rock is very cool....More

Thank Jann01
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

Beautifull place. Just stop for a couple of minutes when you pass by. About 5 min from the highway. Accessible by car

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