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Address: Lookout Point Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA
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My family has been going to Minaret Vista since I was a child. I love coming here to watch the sunset over the Minarets. I feel both awe at gazing upon such stunning mountains as... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2017
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

My family has been going to Minaret Vista since I was a child. I love coming here to watch the sunset over the Minarets. I feel both awe at gazing upon such stunning mountains as well as peacefulness over the quiet space. I would recommend coming up here, if just for 15 min to take a look. There is plenty... More 

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Upland, California
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167 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed December 22, 2016

One of the best things to do durning a summer sunset is to go here and watch it go down and the beautiful vista it provides.

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Thank Ronald C
Corona, California
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 16, 2016

I visited 2 days after 1st snowfall of the season. The sky was crystal clear and the view from the vista point across the 8 miles to the Minarets was just beautiful. Photographer's opportunity for sure.

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Thank Steve D
Spokane, Washington
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144 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed November 7, 2016

The needle spires of the minaret vista are not to be missed. What an inspiring view. The wide open scope of the landscape and the rugged mountain landscape are a photographer's dream.

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Thank Furrgus
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2016

We drove up the mountain to catch the sunset at Minaret Vista and we weren't disappointed! The 3rd week of October was beautiful with the yellows of the Aspens and the snow that had fallen during a winter storm a few days before. It was breathtaking. Be sure to dress for the temperature change and be aware of the altitude... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed October 20, 2016

This is a great detour near Mammoth Mountain. The Minarets are beautiful. You can see for miles on a clear day and you can visualize all the geological forces that shaped this landscape and the mountains.

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Thank Vanessa S
Reading, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016

You can drive right to the top park and walk to 30 feet to the Vista point -- after all that effort you are rewarded with spectacular views

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Modesto, California
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Reviewed October 5, 2016

This is an outstanding vista of the eastern sierras and the valley that "Devils Post Pile" is located in. It is worth the short side road that takes off from the main gate.

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Redondo Beach, California
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Reviewed September 28, 2016

This is nice spot to observe the minarets without having to walk too far. There are a few trails you can take form the parking lot as well.

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Ripon, California
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Reviewed September 24, 2016

Came up here at 4 a.m. to see the night sky. Milky Way was clearly visible, as it is an open area sort of away from the tree line. Returned during daylight and it offered great views of the mountains.

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