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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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Good source of info about local attractions

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

Reviewed 3 days ago
ACanadianDad2
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Ottawa
via mobile
Great Resource

This is a great place to get Mono Lake Basin info. They also sponsor a local Birdwalk which is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mrt1955
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Healdsburg, 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
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+1 760-647-6595
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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

Thank ACanadianDad2
Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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.

1  Thank ElfinWoodsWarbler
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
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Has a gallery , great bookstore, and gifts. The associates can give you information on the conditions around the lake as well as some background on the Committee itself.

Thank Thomas N
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is a gift shop also. Robert gave great advice about Mono Lake, the chance of it drying up anytime soon. There is a crater next to the lake if you care to explore. You can also become a member of the Lake if you...More

Thank TravelJohn092
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Everything you would require for the area and surrounds is available here or they can tell you where to go. An excellent choice of maps, books and more. The assistant went out of her way to help us with maps and to advise us of...More

Thank percibeale
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Such a cool town, and the Committee Info Center has all of the info on everything happening each week. There will certainly be some type of community gathering worth attending. There is also a superb book selection here and FREE MONO LAKE STICKERS!!

Thank Kim B
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