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Fall foliage at Mono Lake

Fall color season is starting up and down the Eastern Sierra, including here in the Mono Basin! When will the fall colors be at their peak? That’s the key question, and Mono County Tourism is the best place to find…

Natural history from Mono Lake to Tioga Pass

A couple weeks ago, I had the pleasure of assisting the Mono Lake Committee’s Lead Naturalist Guide Nora Livingston in the inaugural run of our field seminar called “Natural History at the Edge of the Sierra.” From the shore of…

Highway 270 to Bodie closed this week

The unpaved road connecting Highway 270 to Bodie State Historic Park will be closed to the public from 6:00am to 6:00pm from Monday, August 1 through Friday, August 8 as State Parks staff conduct much needed road repairs. The park…

Free summer activities at Mono Lake

Summertime in the Mono Basin may just be the most magical time in this strikingly special place. Bright days in the sun, still calm clear water, warm starry nights. It’s a perfect time to make the most of these long…

Fire restrictions take effect Monday, June 6

Fire restrictions for the Inyo National Forest and Bureau of Land Management will take effect on Monday: 🔥 No campfires, briquette/charcoal barbeques, or stove fires are allowed outside of agency-provided fire rings or barbeques at designated developed recreation sites. Dispersed…

Learn pastel painting at Mono Lake

There are a few spaces left in the upcoming field seminar Capturing the Mono Basin in Pastel. If you’ve ever wanted to get outside at Mono Lake and learn pastel painting with a fantastic teacher, this is your chance to…

Canoe on Mono Lake this summer

Are you looking for a fresh perspective on Mono Lake and its beautiful surroundings? Try booking one of our guided canoe tours! These hour-long canoe tours provide multitudes of information on the geology, ecology, and history of Mono Lake, all…