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Lee Vining

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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)
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elevation: 6781' population: 260 zip code: 93541


the high desert meets huge mountains

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Mono County
North of Mammoth Lakes
on Hwy. 395




  • back roads
  • backpacking
  • camping
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • horse pack trips
  • hot springs
  • mountain biking
  • Lundy Lake
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Mono Lake National Area
  • South Tufa Reserve
  • Inyo National Forest
  • Toiyabe National Forest
  • Yosemite National Park
  • Bodie State Historical Park
  • Lee Vining Canyon
  • Saddlebag Lake
  • lee vining campgrounds

    June Lake Campground
    Oh Ridge Campground
    Lower Twin Lakes Campground
    Trumbull Lake Campground
    Lee Vining Canyon Campgrounds
    Mono Lake Camping
    McGee Creek Campground
    Autumn Camping California
    Saddlebag Lake Campground

    tent camping

    This small road-side community is located right next to the infamous Mono Lake; at the base of the Eastern edge of the Sierra Nevada Mtn. range; considered to be the back door to Yosemite

    nearby towns:
    June Lake
    Mammoth Lakes
    Crowley Lake
    Yosemite Valley
    local links:

    Lee Vining Chamber of Commerce

    Mono Lake Committee
    Yosemite Conservancy
    Eastern Sierra - US Hwy 395
    Eastern Sierra Transit
    Eastern Sierra Avalanche
    Eastern Sierra Interpretive Assoc.
    Mono Lake Volcanic Field USGS
    Ansel Adams Wilderness Books
    Ansel Adams Maps
    Inyo Forest Topo Atlas
    Inyo National Forest Map
    Tuolumne Meadows Map
    Yosemite High Country Map

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