South Tufa tours
Are you looking to get a little more out of your trip to Mono Lake? Join a free, naturalist-guided walk at Mono Lake!
Find out why tufa towers have nothing to do with tofu ... why Mono Lake has no fish ... how alkali flies manage to scuba dive without scuba gear ... why Mono Lake is famous in the history of California water law. You could also do a little bird watching and catch a glimpse of thousands of phalaropes or Eared Grebes.
• South Tufa tours are suspended due to COVID-19. Access a self-guided tour at monolakemobile.org. See more COVID-19 updates here. •
South Tufa Tours
Discover the mystery of Mono Lake's strange water and wildlife. Meet at the South Tufa kiosk (5 miles east of Highway 395 on Highway 120). Approximately 1.5 hours. South Tufa is a fee area; there is a $3 per adult entrance fee.
For more information contact one of the following:
• Mono Basin Scenic Area Visitor Center at (760) 647-3044.
• Mono Lake Committee at (760) 647-6595.
Tours are made possible through a partnership between the US Forest Service, the Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve, the Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association, the National Park Service, and the Mono Lake Committee.