Category: Visit

Snow conditions at Tioga Pass

Last weekend my husband and I ventured up Highway 120 West, on bikes and skis, to check out the snow conditions at Tioga Pass. Caltrans has plowed the road clear of snow all the way up to between the Saddlebag…

2024 Field Seminar registration opens February 1

The complete list of all the Mono Lake Committee’s 2024 Field Seminars is now available online here. Registration opens at 9:00am on Thursday, February 1 for Mono Lake Committee members. This year’s slate of 18 Field Seminars includes one-day and…

Leaves are changing at Mono Lake

Fall color season is starting in the Eastern Sierra! Here in the Mono Basin the aspens, cottonwoods, and willows are still mostly green with patches of gold and orange. None of the local groves are at their peak color yet…

Two more weekends of Mono Lake canoe tours

As Labor Day approaches the Mono Lake Committee’s summer canoe tours wind down for the year. There are two more weekends of tours available—book your tour now so you don’t miss out this season! Canoeing on Mono Lake is a…

Summer activities in the Mono Basin

Get to know the lake and the vibrant ecosystem around it with a guided program! Summer is a magical time here in the Mono Lake Basin. Wildflowers are blooming, snow melt rushes out of the Sierra into the lively streams,…

When will Tioga Pass open?

This is the big question right now: When will Tioga Pass open this summer? After a record-breaking winter, Tioga Pass is likely to open later than it ever has since record keeping began in 1933. July opening dates are already…

Road construction season near Mono Lake

If you’re on your way to Mono Lake this month, be prepared to encounter numerous road construction projects. Some projects are much needed after last winter’s harsh weather and others have been long-planned and are taking place this summer. Please…

Reserve your Mono Lake canoe tour today

Are you looking for the perfect way to experience the strange beauty of Mono Lake this summer? Canoe tours of the South Tufa area begin the last weekend in June and run through early September! Canoe tours are a great…