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Minaret Vista

Lookout Point Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA
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Stunning views

Easy pull out to stop and enjoy the stunning views. Very easy to get to with lots of information... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Diana W
Tehachapi, California
Amazing Views

An easy stop for some breathtaking views and information on the valley and mountains. We were... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Oceanside, California
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Lookout Point Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Easy pull out to stop and enjoy the stunning views. Very easy to get to with lots of information signs.

Thank Diana W
Reviewed 6 days ago

An easy stop for some breathtaking views and information on the valley and mountains. We were smoked in by the wildfires and it was still gorgeous.

Thank BeachsideMartinis
Reviewed 6 days ago

We returned for a visit to Minaret Vista around sunset time. There is a nice scenic area with information signs There was also a ranger there this time to answer any questions one might have.

Thank mini
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very small loop parking area for awesome viewing and hiking around the area. The view of the mountains, valleys, and even a distant waterfall all on the northwest side of Mammoth Mountain are awesome!!! This is a must see for those who...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here many times and would never tire of it, it has stunning views of the Sierra Nevada wilderness

Thank RonLeiken
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Information posted about different peaks within view, about fires in the area. Gorgeous wide-range vista!

Thank daljulie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If there are some clouds in the sky, and nearly sunset..... grab some drinks and snacks, head up to the summit, bring a blanket if you need.... and get ready for a most wonderful sunset....... and just a note of trivia...... you will recognize the...More

1  Thank hugh b
Reviewed 13 March 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...More

3  Thank falkhj
Reviewed 22 December 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.

2  Thank Ronald C
Reviewed 16 December 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.

1  Thank Steve D
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11 January 2017|
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Response from Ronald C | Reviewed this property |
The vista is only open if they clear the Road from the Main Lodge to the Vista but with the winter snows I don't think you will be able to get their until until April or June.