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a good stop on the way to somewhere

this was an interesting stop, you can only really do the visitor centre as there is not much else... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Looked nice but road down to lake was closed

Visited one day in late Nov 2017. Had planned to do/see more but road down from Visitor Center was... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2017
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Jul 9, 2018
“a good stop on the way to somewhere”
Dec 2, 2017
“Looked nice but road down to lake was closed”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Pyramid Lake Rd, Gorman, CA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The first time that my family and I went there had a great time! The water was warm but the second and third we decided that was the last one!! There was baby leeches that stuck in our foot!!!!

Thank Grizel D
Reviewed July 9, 2018

this was an interesting stop, you can only really do the visitor centre as there is not much else but it is interesting and the views afforded from the centre is breathtaking. My 12 year old daughter enjoyed the visitor centre as it reminded her...More

Thank Denise3012
Reviewed February 16, 2018

we were expecting to participate in on water activities with our tour but only had a 20 min stop. location it self is beautiful and information centre very interesting. otherwise nothing here- no refreshments not even a drinks machine.

Thank DrWendyNZ
Reviewed December 2, 2017

Visited one day in late Nov 2017. Had planned to do/see more but road down from Visitor Center was closed, possibly due to Thanksgiving? Visitor Centre was open, v good info re water management. Toilets. Ample free parking. Good view of lake from balcony. Free...More

1  Thank polymoog
Reviewed September 22, 2017

This lake is beautiful and has a friendly staff. I launched a zodiac boat here and had to go thru some quagga mussel inspection first. I met all requirements and was able to launch successfully. There is a small island in the middle of the...More

Thank Charles G
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick dip on our way home from a six hour trip. The water was relaxing and it was quiet. However, there was algae in the water and it was on my body when i got out. Maybe swim if you...More

1  Thank traveler916_530
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

The main rec area is co-located with the Visitor Center pull-off from I-5. It's worth a photo opp although the rec activities might not be staffed/open. There is at least one other recreation area further north, but we didn't have time to explore it. The...More

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Reviewed October 19, 2016

We had some time, so we stopped into the Visitor Center at Pyramid Lake about 1130 on a Monday morning. We were one of a few visitors present. The views of the surrounding mountains and close valley were spectacular. The informational plaques were in excellent...More

Thank Donald988
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Dirt and gravel but nice pull throughs. Only recommend a one night stay - nothing there but a great Mexican restaurant about 10 miles north

Thank Becky K
Reviewed May 26, 2016

Driving from the Los Angeles area to Bakersfield isn't a terribly exciting drive. We weren't in a rush and so we took the turnoff for Pyramid Lake. You can camp or day camp there, but we just went for a short break from the highway....More

Thank StuartGustafson
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