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Mono Lake Committee Information Center & Bookstore

White Mountain Ranger Station, Corner of Highway 395 & Third Street, Lee Vining, CA 93541
+1 760-647-6595
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Learn about LA wanting to empty the lake

Mono Lake is a massive saltwater lake in the middle of nowhere. The committee work hard to keep it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
grubs
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lancashire
Helpful, informative centre. DO THE CANOE TRIP!

Arrived in Lee Vining and headed here to pick up tips for activities. We were recommended to do the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SamandSuze
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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The Mono Lake Committee is a 16,000 member non-profit citizens group, dedicated to protection and restoration of the Mono Basin ecosystem and educating the next generation. The Committee’s Information Center & Bookstore provides: books, maps, educational exhibits about Mono Lake, Mono Lake gear, gifts and cards by local artisans, educational toys, and information about lodging, dining, and local services. Additionally, the award-winning HD film “The Mono Lake Story” is featured in the store’s Theater & Gallery as well as rotating art exhibits. The staff is knowledgeable about Mono Lake and the surrounding area and is happy to provide information about great activities to enjoy during your visit to the Mono Basin. The storefront patio is a great place to hydrate, relax, meet friends, take in the scenery, or watch the incredible sunsets. During the summer, Committee staff and volunteers provide guided interpretive walks in the Mono Basin and canoe tours on Mono Lake. Open all year!Fall/Winter/Spring Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.Summer Hours: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm.
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White Mountain Ranger Station, Corner of Highway 395 & Third Street, Lee Vining, CA 93541
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mono Lake is a massive saltwater lake in the middle of nowhere. The committee work hard to keep it as nature intended including the fauna and wildlife. For years the committee has been fighting with officials who want to use the water in the lake...More

Thank grubs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived in Lee Vining and headed here to pick up tips for activities. We were recommended to do the Lake Mono canoe trip which we did and it was fabulous! We did the early time slot of 8am (arrive 45 mins before, 20 min drive...More

Thank SamandSuze
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was blown away at how dedicated these folks are to Mono Lake and the surrounding community. They also have a cool porch you can hang out on and charge your phone.

Thank chasmader
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We stopped at the Mono Lake Committee and Visitor Center The center is a good source of information for Mono Lake and the surrounding area. There were several others visiting the center while we were there.

Thank mini
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The staff is very helpful with knowledge of Mono Lake, Yosemite and other surrounding attractions. The bookstore has maps of the local areas and trails, books about the history of the area, Geology, and flora and fauna. The also carry non-fiction books (a very limited...More

Thank Ronn B
Reviewed 2 August 2017

In the past month, I have taken part in 4 different "walks and talks" with Mono Lake Committee, all from their FREE just drop in list of things to do while in the area. Two bird walks, one Tufa walk and one Volcano/Crater walk. They...More

Thank CTBCalifornia
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Wroth a visit if in the town. Lots of nice things to buy but a little pricey. Great video in the back room

Thank azurebeachvilla
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Small bookstore, souvenirs and some advice on local attractions. Free bumper stickers about Mono lake.

Thank ACanadianDad2
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This is a great place to get Mono Lake Basin info. They also sponsor a local Birdwalk which is great fun and other local activities. Wonderful resource.

Thank mrt1955
Reviewed 15 July 2017

While planning our recent trip to Mono Lake, i found the website for the Mono Lake Committee site and it made our trip an astounding experience. They have many activities led by very competent and friendly guides and rangers including kayak/canoe tours on Mono lake,...More

Thank John B
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