Established to preserve Mono Lake's "tufa towers" - calcium-carbonate spires and knobs formed by interaction of freshwater springs and alkaline lake water.
Place Category: Big Peaks
White Mountain Peak (or simply White Mountain), at 14,252-foot (4344.0 m), is the highest peak in the White Mountains of California, the highest peak in Mono County, and the third highest peak in the state after Mount Whitney and Mount Williamson. White Mountain Peak Trail is a 11.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Bishop, CA that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. Read more about this hike on alltrails.com.