Bishop / Mammoth Creek Hot Springs List Off Benton Creek Crossing Road

If you are looking for a fun adventure in the area between Bishop and Mammoth, then consider the vast array of hot springs that can be accessed within a short drive from the road. Sure there are more hot springs around the area than just these, but these are some of the most popular and […]

Hiking to Crystal Lake & the Base of Crystal Crag in Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth is full of amazing places to hike, but if you are looking for a short hike with a fantastic payoff then look no further than Crystal Lake. This hike is three short miles round trip with a decent amount of uphill, but it takes you to an epic crag that overlooks multiple lakes and […]

Hot Creek Geological Site: Boiling Bright Blue Water

If you are looking to explore a little bit of Yellowstone on Highway 395 then look no further then Hot Creek Geological Area off Hot Creek Hatchery Road. Only 15 minutes South of Mammoth and right across the road from Convict Lake this is an easy and free spot that you absolutely must visit.  Details […]

Best Places for Fall Colors in California

Now I know this list is by no mean definitive and there are others who may chronicle this better than me in the references at the end but I have traveled around California a decent amount and have seen a lot of epic fallscapes. For me, it doesn’t get better than the list below. Feel […]

Rainbow Falls: 100 Foot Waterfall in Devils Postpile

After visiting Devils Postpile I decided to chance a quick hike to Rainbow Falls just as the grey clouds were starting to roll in. I didn’t know how long I had but I was already there so it was worth a try. This 1.5 mile each way trip leads you to one of the best […]

Devils Postpile National Monument

One of the more iconic places in California, Devils Postpile, which used to be part of Yosemite, is a collection of massive rocks that seemingly jut out of the earth surface. This short hike is one of the most unique in an area that is filled with beautiful things. Details 10 dollars to enter .4 […]