South Tufa Area

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Lee Vining, CA 93541- Map It
(760) 647-3044

AAA Editor Notes

South Tufa Area is off SR 120E, 5 mi. e. of US 395. Part of the Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve and the Mono Basin National Forest Scenic Area, this portion of Mono Lake’s shore has one of its largest groupings of tufa spires. A self-guiding nature trail leads down to the shore from the parking lot. Guided tours are available in summer. Guided tours are available.
$3; free (ages 0-15). Seasonal guided tour free.
Hours: Daily 24 hours. Free tufa walks are given daily at 10, 1 and 6, late June-Labor Day; Sat.-Sun. at 1, late May-late June and day after Labor Day-early Oct.