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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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We stopped at the Mono Lake Committee and Visitor Center The center is a good source of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Fremont, California
Knowledgeable and Helpful staff

The staff is very helpful with knowledge of Mono Lake, Yosemite and other surrounding attractions... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ronn B
Oakland, California
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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
+1 760-647-6595
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank ACanadianDad2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Although there is a gift store, the staff offer a wealth of information about the lake and the entire area. In addition, there are videos screened about Mono Lake and its history.

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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Friendly staff. Fun things to check out and buy. Helpful info on exploring the region. Start here as you explore this fascinating end of the Owens Valley . . .

Thank Balkans_Phile
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I've been visiting the Committee Info Center since 1987. This place is the best resource for geologic, hydrologic history, and hiking books...of the Mono Basin and east Sierra. There are some trinkets by local artists, and the staff are very knowledgeable to give suggestions to...More

Thank Chris D
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