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Hot Creek, Mammoth Lakes

(4.1/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
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  • Hot creeks is a lovely place, so called because of the presence of a river of boiling hot water in places. The phenomenon is due to the presence of geothermal subsoil movements. It is therefore recommended not to bathe. The place is definitely worth visiting, perfect for enjoying the silence broken only by the flow of water.
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  • This was a biggest surprise and wonder of nature during our trip through California. We were not expecting to find such geothermal place by Mammoth Lakes. It was easy to find through Google Maps. We w...  more »
  • I was so glad we went here - it's stunning. Had wanted to go to Lassen which is bigger geothermal area but it was closed whereas here we were the only visitors. Yes I can imagine it was better before ...  more »