Hoar frost clings to pine needles on a branch that holds a now open cone.


A group of people looking toward a creek with rock formations on the opposite bank.

Mono Basin campgrounds closing for the season soon

As fall sets in, the campgrounds in the Mono Basin begin to close for the season. Campgrounds open, with estimated closing dates: Lundy Canyon (closing November 15) Aspen (no water after October 3) Lower Lee Vining (closing November 8) Big…