Sunrise light on a grove of tufa towers emerging from the water of Mono Lake with soft green and dusty-red wild grasses in the foreground, Canada geese in the shallow water with reflections of the rocky towers, and desert hills in the distance.

Tioga Pass is open again!

This post was written by Emma Oschrin, 2014 Project Specialist.

Good news: Tioga Pass (Highway 120 west) has just reopened!

Springtime in the Mono Basin: brightly blooming bitterbrush and occasional storms. Photo by Elin Ljung.

Start planning your trips over the pass to see Mono Lake. Just be sure to keep an eye on road conditions as storms can cause sudden changes in the Eastern Sierra.