12 Best Stops on a Highway 395 Road Trip
FOSSIL FALLS - This unique geological feature was formed when lava poured from nearby volcanoes thousands of years ago.
PINE CREEK CANYON - Known for its excellent rock climbing formations, and the Pass Trail is great for day hiking, backpacking & horseback riding.
NORTH LAKE - One of the best spots in all of Bishop for Fall foliage. Enjoy an afternoon picnic, fishing, or a day hiking here.
MANZANAR - This important National Historic Site honors and remembers the Japanese Americans who were incarcerated during World War II.
ANCIENT BRISTLECONE PINE FOREST - Home to the oldest living trees in the world, take one of the multiple trails 10,000 feet above sea level.
CONVICT LAKE - Known for turquoise-blue water & dramatic mountain views, visit the resort for delicious dining, canoeing & cabin rentals.
BENTON CROSSING ROAD - This little traveled road leads to the impressive Benton Crags rock formations & the natural hot springs in the town of Benton.
DEVILS POSTPILE NATIONAL MONUMENT - This geologic wonder is one of the world's finest examples of columnar basalt and you can hike to column tops.
MAMMOTH EARTHQUAKE FAULT - This fissure cuts hundreds of feet through hard volcanic rock & was formed over 600 years ago during a great eruption.
MONO LAKE - The otherworldly tufa formations tower up to 30 feet high & speak to the incredible salinity, making this water saltier than the sea.
PANUM CRATER - Thought to be 600-700 years old, this dormant volcano makes up the youngest mountain range in North America.
HOT CREEK GEOLOGICAL SITE - This truly unique creek bed boasts fumaroles, steam vents, periodic geyser eruptions & temperatures over 400 degrees.
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