An easy stop on the way to Devils Postpile National Monument from Mammoth Lakes. Spectacular views of the Minarets, with picnic area, toilet, and trailhead.
The Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve reserve was established to preserve the spectacular “tufa towers,” calcium-carbonate spires and knobs formed by interaction of freshwater springs and alkaline lake water. It also protects the lake surface itself as well as the wetlands and other sensitive habitat for the 1 – 2 million birds that feed and rest at Mono Lake each year. Read more…