South Tufa


South Tufa: Come and explore the mysterious waters of Mono Lake and hike among the towering "tufa".

A self-guided tour is available.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: South Tufa Fee Area is open to visitation 24 hour/day, 7 days a week.
Fees South Tufa Fee Area charges the following standard amenity fees.
  • $3 per person 16 years and older (per day).
  • Children 15 and under are free of charge.
  • Commercial buses are $40.00 (per day).
  • Commercial vans are $20.00 (per day).
  • Interagency Passes are accepted. Interagency Passes admits passholder and up to 3 adults.
Usage: Light
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (3)
Operated By: Forest Service

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