Reasons to Visit Northern Mono County
  • Spend the day water skiing and jet skiing at Topaz Lake
  • Canoe, kayak, windsurf or set your sail for a journey across one of our many beautiful lakes.
  • Fish the vast number of lakes , rivers and creeks stocked with hard fighting, trophy-size Rainbows,
    Brooks and German Browns.
  • Historically, Mono County has been popular with hunters. Bear and deer, as well as, upland birds and migratory fowl attract many to the region each year.
  • Go four-wheeling and discover scenic views, hidden lakes, gold mines.
  • Go rock climbing, then relax and unwind in a Natural Hot Spring!
  • Take a hike/bike or saddle up and enjoy the scenic beauty and wildlife of the Sierras.
  • Pitch a tent under the stars or bring your RV/Trailer for a rustic outdoor adventure at our many campgrounds.
  • Mild winters make our valley a stopping point for wildlife including bald eagles and one of California's largest herds of migratory mule deer.
  • Fantastic fall foliage offers an excellent opportunity for amateur or professional photographers alike!
  • Enjoy the views of vast pastures and ranch lands that make up an important part of our heritage.
  • Bring the past alive with guided tours to one of the many authentic ghost towns and historical sites in
    our region.
  • Visit Bodie State Park (California's Official State Ghost Town). The largest unrestored ghost town in the West with 170 structures still remaining for the 1880's.
  • Experience Mono Lake and explore the 600 to 40,000 year old Mono Craters. You will be entranced
    by the strange but delicate Tufa towers, spacious vistas, broad sandy beaches and flocks of birds.
  • Stay at one of our charming motels and inns. Enjoy fine dining at one of our many restaurants.
  • Visit our local shops for handmade and one-of-a-kind items, antiques, art and Native American Crafts.
  • Test your luck at our local casinos.
  • Head for the ski slopes - all within an hours drive of Antelope Valley.
  • Bring your own horses or llamas or mules and trek off on the hundreds of miles of back-country trails.