Lee Vining

The under appreciated former mining town of Lee Vining lies along the eastern entrance into Yosemite National Park. While access is cut off in the winter months due to snow in the high Sierras, this is the leading launch point for fishing and backpacking into Mono Lake, June Lake, Grant Lake, and Mammoth Lakes.

Top Adventures in Lee Vining

Hike Panum Crater Trail

3.3 mi / 874 ft gain

Explore the Mono Lake Tufas under the Milky Way


Camp at Mono Lake


Explore the Black Point Fissures

2 mi / 500 ft gain

Mono Lake's South Tufa Loop

0.91 mi / 39 ft gain

Hike to Upper Sardine Lake

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