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Mono Basin Scenic Area Visitor Center

Highway 395, North of Lee Vining, Lee Vining, CA
+1 760-647-3044
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Very helpful with great views

Who wouldn't want to work in a place where they have the views that these people have! I emailed... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ridgecrest, California
Definitely worth a stop

Very informative and well designed place to stop and from which to see the very interesting and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rob H
Los Angeles, California
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Highway 395, North of Lee Vining, Lee Vining, CA
+1 760-647-3044
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Reviewed yesterday

Who wouldn't want to work in a place where they have the views that these people have! I emailed the Centre for information and they very promptly answered my questions.

Thank marros1960
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very informative and well designed place to stop and from which to see the very interesting and starkly beautiful Mono Lake.

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 2 days ago

As in all park visitor centers they are very well displayed and very informative. The Rangers are very knowledgeable are willing to share their knowledge

Thank thibbs1955
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The visitor centre is excellent with great displays and lots of information about the area. It is in a superb position on Mono Lake with some informative exhibits outdoors and some lovely walks. Rangers are as ever patient and knowledgeable

Thank bbbythesea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great visitor center, gives you movies and overview of both Mono Lake and Yosemite. Interesting hiking trail, history & views. Close to a great little town and a nice RV Park. Lee Vining is a quaint town with nice restaurants and shops. Also a nice...More

Thank nb906
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had some questions so we stopped at the Mono Basion Scenic Area Visitor Center. The rangers were most helpful. There are exhibits. This is also a good area to take a photo of Mono Lake.

Thank mini
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mono Lake is absolutely beautiful and the centre very interesting without being too big. It is a good stop before tackling Yosemite Park as the guides are very helpful and knowledgable about the whole area. My partner has trouble walking far and Ted Bowes, one...More

1  Thank leesixtysix
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Free entry - has excellent views of the lake, some interesting exhibits and can buy Yosemite pass. Could use a coffee shop.

Thank theoriginalchrz
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to stop and learn about the lake and surrounding area. The Rangers are very nice and super helpful.

Thank Siebels
Reviewed 24 July 2017

A beautiful visitor's center that gives you the overview/history of the area. It has the usual movie, gift shop, and bathrooms. We spent about and hour here.

Thank dleewilloughby
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Amy S
3 July 2017|
Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
The visitor center has plenty of parking for those just visiting the center and for those that are hiking down to the lake. As for YARTS, I am not that familiar with the mass transportation system, but you may be able to... More
6 April 2017|
Response from Phyllis V | Reviewed this property |
I don't live close enough to this place to know the answer. Sorry.