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Genny Smith memorial naturalist hikes

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Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center

2510 Main Street

Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

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Join Nora Livingston, the Mono Lake Committee's Lead Naturalist Guide for a moderate 2-5 mile hike through a variety of habitats including aspens, conifers, sagebrush scrub and alpine lakes to celebrate the legacy of the Naturalist Queen of the Eastern Sierra, Genny Smith, who passed away last year. This hike provides excellent opportunities for wildlife viewing, wildflower wonderment, and general sightseeing. Meet at the Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center parking lot (directions below). This guided 3-4 hour hike requires a moderate level of fitness.

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  • Meet at the Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center parking lot at 2510 Main St, Mammoth Lakes.

  • Tours are free, but reservations are encouraged to secure your spot.

  • Binoculars and field guides are encouraged.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Are reservations required for the Genny Smith memorial naturalist hikes?
No, however, reservations are recommended to secure a space for you, your family, or friends.

How do I get to the Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center?
From Highway 395 turn onto Highway 203 northwest towards Mammoth Lakes. Continue straight for about 2.5 miles and turn right into the parking lot for the Forest Service/Welcome Center.

What should I bring for the tour?
Please bring binoculars if you have them, sun protection (sun hat, sunscreen, sunglasses) and plenty of drinking water.

Who should I contact if I have additional questions?
Please call the Mono Lake Committee at (760) 647-6595 or send us an email.

How can I cancel my reservation?
Please reply to your confirmation email to cancel. If you're having trouble finding your confirmation email, you can also click here to send us an email or call (760) 647-6595.

Learn more:
monolake.org
monolakemobile.org

The Mono Lake Committee operates under permits from the Inyo National Forest and California State Parks.

Cover photo courtesy of Andrew Aldrich.

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Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center

2510 Main Street

Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

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