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

Explore and Hike Mono Lake


Hike Panum Crater Trail

3.3 mi / 874 ft gain

Explore the Mono Lake Tufas under the Milky Way


Camp at Mono Lake

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Flashpacker Connect

Yosemite National Park Weekend Hiking Tour - 3 Days

$995/person - 3 days

Have Fun Do Good


$1,450/person - 5 days

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Trumbull Lake

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