Hot Creek Geological Site

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  • Address: Hot Creek Hatchery Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546, United States
  • Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-7608732400
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Geological Formation, Family And Kids

The Long Valley Caldera may no longer be erupting but it is by no means dormant. Just check out this landscape of vividly blue boiling water, geysers, fumaroles and craters; listen to all the hissing, whistling and popping. The heated water here is rising from almost three miles underground, kept from boiling by high pressure even though it is 200 degrees Celsius, coming to the surface after a thousand years underground. Be aware that you’re not allowed to dip into the water as the temperatures fluctuate wildly. The stream itself starts out cold, at around 10 degrees Celsius, and then progressively becomes scalding hot. Walk the short interpretive trails that explains the geothermal activities here.

Hot Creek Geological Site Travel Tips

  • Camping at this site is not allowed.
  • Parking is available.

Hot Creek Geological Site Hours

  • Actual timings for this viewpoint are from sunrise to sunset.

How to Reach Hot Creek Geological Site

  • By Car

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  • Hot Creek Geological Site Address: Hot Creek Hatchery Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546, United States
  • Hot Creek Geological Site Contact Number: +1-7608732400
  • Hot Creek Geological Site Timing: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Hot Creek Geological Site(preferred time): 06:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Hot Creek Geological Site: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 50.65% of people who visit Mammoth Lakes include Hot Creek Geological Site in their plan

  • 70.37% of people start their Hot Creek Geological Site visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Hot Creek Geological Site

Monday, Thursday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Hot Creek Geological Site

People normally club together Convict Lake and Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center while planning their visit to Hot Creek Geological Site.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Hot Creek Geological Site Reviews & Ratings

  • Great stop off on our RV Road Trip -- Good parking area and awesome areas to watch the Trout and even got to see feeding time and a lot of happy fish -- Ran into a baby snake, a deer and lots of cool birds in addition to the main attraction of trout -- Awesome backdrop with the Sierra booming in the west -- We will be back!!!

  • Love seeing the different stages of fish growth here. If you're lucky enough to see fish feeding times, you'll see thousands of trout writhing and jumping together in order to eat pellets. Kids love it, been coming here for years. No shade, so if coming in summer be sure to bring hat and sunscreen.

  • The kids loved seeing the trout up close. It was fun stopping by.

  • Very cool, kids love seeing the fish

  • マスの養殖場です。 そりゃもう、いっぱい居ます。 無料で自由に見学可能です。

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