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The east entrance to Yosemite National Park, Lee Vining Canyon offers numerous forest and creekside campgrounds, plus the dramatic scenic drive on Highway 120 (Tioga Pass). The Eastern Sierra is home to some of the most breathtaking scenery & the small town of Lee Vining, CA. Mono Lake & Yosemite National Park are the main attractions for this region. Campgrounds along a big creek & fishing are the main highlights of camping in the Lee Vining Canyon, on the impressive east entrance to Yosemite, Hwy 120 (West). Free dispersed camping in the Jeffrey Pine forest behind Mono Craters, on Hwy 120 (East)

lee vining, California

elevation: 6781'
population: 260
zip code: 93541


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Lee Vining

Mono County
North of Mammoth Lakes
on Hwy. 395


Lee Vining



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