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Mono Lake

Us 395, CA 93541
+1 760-647-6595
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Mono Lake a Wonderful Educational Experience for the Kids

Prior to World War II Mono Lake used to boast visitation of birds in the millions per day... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Singapore, Singapore
Worth the stop

The Mono Lake tufa are fascinating. Mono Lake is an eco system all to itself. Between the flys that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ronda C
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Us 395, CA 93541
+1 760-647-6595

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Prior to World War II Mono Lake used to boast visitation of birds in the millions per day. Unfortunately the lake's incoming waters were diverted to feed the water hungers of Los Angeles leading to a steep decline in the lake’s size. This is a...More

2  Thank WhitehorseRichard
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Mono Lake tufa are fascinating. Mono Lake is an eco system all to itself. Between the flys that crawl underwater, to the millions of brine shrimp that are harvested for home fish bowls each year, to the host of migratory birds that stop at...More

Thank Ronda C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A stop at the visitor's centre is a must. Mono Lake is like no other. Extremely saline, harvests brine shrimp by the ton, a great recreational area with camping and much more. If time allows, check this out!

1  Thank MrsSweetPea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First thing you should do, is drive to Mono Basin Scenic Area Visitor Center and get all the basic information. Recommend 4x4 cars. The area is rough on privates. My car couldn't get to a few of the roads leading to trails. Campsites - a...More

Thank shesekmatok
Reviewed June 11, 2017

right after passing the small town of Lee Vining is Mono Lake...awesome place to stop for the family...make sure to visit their Visitor Center...they have various displays depicting life in the past for the natives of the area...the lake itself is very unique...lots of very...More

Thank joenumbah1
Reviewed May 21, 2017

On our way home we took a detour to see this beautiful lake. The nature beauty is amazing. There is a trail you take to get to the lake and so many areas make for beautiful pictures.

1  Thank Shereen G
Reviewed May 11, 2017

Mono Lake has a number of access points. The first and most obvious is the Mono Lake Visitor Center. However there are loop roads that offer a driving tour around the lake, and give ou access to natural formations and other natural attractions surrounding the...More

2  Thank N4595KRricharde
Reviewed February 22, 2017

Mono Lake offers really beautiful nature and cool formations. Last time we visited the lake shores but this time we admired the lake from the Mono Lake Basin Road. Really beautiful place.

1  Thank Jan R
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

When planning our trip to Yosemite and Lake Tahoe this looked like an interesting place to visit. Follow signs for South Tufta and you will be amazed at the sights. Other worldly landscapes are amazing. Unfortunately the sun was not shining when we were there...More

4  Thank Helen G
Reviewed December 28, 2016

For any nature lover, Mono Lake is truly magical. It is a must see if you're in the area. Not a huge tourist attraction which keeps it peaceful. Really easy walk for anyone.

1  Thank pinkfifi
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March 3, 2017|
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Response from Geoff M | Property representative |
Yes there are! Lee Vining is the closest town. Please see the Lee Vining chamber of commerce website for options or call us at 760-647-6595
June 21, 2016|
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Response from Anandrajk | Reviewed this property |
it is worth the stop. From highway 395 North, just make a right turn on CA-120. Drive 5 miles and you will see a dirt road that takes you really close to the Lake and the Tufas.