Mono Lake, California


In Mono Basin National Forest, in a remote area east of the Sierra Nevada sits one of the most unusual lakes in California. In fact, many people call it one of the wonders of the world—Mono Lake. Mark Twain called it "the loneliest place on Earth."

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Things to do & local info

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Local Info
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Hiking Trails:
Sherwin Lakes Trail
Mount Whitney Trail
Kings River Trail

Water Sports:
Powder & Sun Sports, 43791 N 15th St West, Lancaster, CA 93534
J & W 6wheelers, 1103 N Las Posas Ct, Ridgecrest, CA 93555

Attractions:
Tufa
Whitney Portal Arch
Gunga Din Arch

Picnic Sites:
Hidden Springs

National Parks
Yosemite National Park, California
Kings Canyon National Park, California
Sequoia National Park, California

State Parks
Mono Basin National Forest Scenic Area, California
Saddleback Butte State Park, California
Hot Creek State Fish Hatchery, California
Manzanar National Historic Site, California
Fish Springs State Fish Hatchery, California

Nature Reserves
Antelope Valley California Poppy Preserve
Prime Desert Woodland Preserve
Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness

View Points
Mono Lake
Tioga Lake Overlook
Black Point Fissures

Fishing Guides and Charters
Sierra Guide Service, Littlerock 93543
Eastern Sierra Guide Service, Mammoth Lakes 93546
Mammoth Mountain, Mammoth Lakes 93546

Fishing Regulations and license information
California Department of Fish and Game
CA Sport Fishing License

Closest Cities
Clovis, California
Palmdale, California
Lancaster, California

Closest Airports
Inyokern Airport, California
Santa Maria Airport / Allan Hancock Field, California
San Luis Obispo Cty Regl, California

Regional Airports
Lee Vining Airport, California
Lone Pine Airport, California
General Wm J Fox Airfield Airport, California

Information Centers
Inyo Ranger Station
Mono Basin Scenic Area Visitor Center
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Restaurants in the vicinity
Double Eagle Resort and Spa
Eagle's Landing Restaurant
Casa Michaela
Jolly KONE
Hennessy's
Hotels in the vicinity
Lee Vining Motel
Tioga Lodge
Reverse Creek Lodge
June Lake Villager Motel
Gull Lake Lodge

 

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