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Eleven53 Interpretive Center

1 Minaret Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546-2010
+1 800-626-6684
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Interesting place

It isn't very big, but it had many interesting things that my daughter loved. There are interesting... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Los Angeles, California
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A small room with a great view and has docents to answer question. You can watche the mountain... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
Oxnard, California
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1 Minaret Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546-2010
+1 800-626-6684
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

It isn't very big, but it had many interesting things that my daughter loved. There are interesting telescopes that point out interesting sites visible from there. The view is amazing!

Thank SteveinLACa
Reviewed 18 September 2016

A small room with a great view and has docents to answer question. You can watche the mountain bikers go downhill.

Thank Karenfar93035
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I believe you have to take the gondola up to the interpretive center. Once you are up there you can have lunch and buy souvenirs. The food is very expensive up here especially for what it is. There was face painting and also a little...More

1  Thank e_snipes28717
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Took the gondola all the way to the top after a couple of bus rides from town, and it was definitely worth it. The views were pretty impressive and the informative panels out on the mountain were really good. Found the cafe pretty lacking but...More

Thank AlisCentralOtago
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Cost about $90 for four of us to ride the gondola. Ride was scenic and generally enjoyable. Once we got to the top, we were expecting to be able to look down into the valley to see lakes and more picturesque angles of the mountains....More

1  Thank Tosh K
Reviewed 8 August 2016

The docents are very knowledgeable and helpful to explain more detail to the curious. The cafe at the top was quite good for a late lunch. Hike around the Interpretive Center and take in the 360 views.

Thank 940Tina
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Gondola ride is inspiring and it leads right to the top of mammoth mountain! From the top you can see everything from the minarets to the lakes basin!

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

The peaceful gondola ride to Mammoth summit gives you stunning 360 degree views. It's best on a day with little wind so you can walk along the ridge both North and South. Great for photography and fresh air and a sense of nature's enormity. Good...More

1  Thank Matty O
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We took a Gondola ride to the top and visited the interpretive centre, there were some very knowledgeable staff (volunteers?) in the centre who were able to tell us about the area and some of the native animals. Interactive displays as well. Take your camera...More

1  Thank TravelBug1307
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Had a "ski rest day" so took the kids on the gondola to the "Top of the Sierra" and it was great. Take the camera, wonderful photo opportunities up here.

1  Thank shazmcc
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