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The south shore of Mono Lake, where you can see the most tufas, is like going to another world. Reading about how these features form is fascinating. The trail is well marked and you can walk up close and take pictures. Mono Lake is a...More
The tufa structures around Mono Lake are fascinating. The tallest ones are probably the most impressive and most visited, but the structures at Black Point are also of interest and especially beautiful at sunset. The sand tufas are small marvels. Sadly they are not well...More
Visited here by chance so glad we did,amazing place,the views of the lake and quality of light was beautiful. Lots of birds to see,and water creatures like nothing else I have seen before,take a visit you will not be diserpointed!
The Mono Lake Tufa SNR is a gem of a place. Every time we're in the Yosemite area, we make sure to make a stop here and hike the easy 1 mi. RT trail to the bizarre tufa formations. We simply can't get enough of...More
This is a place you definitely should go. It’s lovely especially in the morning or later afternoon when you see the Tufa stone formations in different coloured light.
Take a rest and let your imagination flow.
Tufas (limestone columns that form when calcium-rich springs shoot up from under water and mix with carbonate-rich waters) are a unique phenomenon found at Northern California’s Mono Lake. One of the best places to see tufas close-up is along the South Tufa Trail in the...More
We had never heard of a tufa, but really enjoyed wandering around them at sunset. The birds, beach and beautiful sky and lake were magical. At 7:30 PM a ranger, Karen, led us on a fun discovery of the night sky. She was so knowledgeable...More