Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks - Around Yosemite National Park (PDF Chapter)
This is the Around Yosemite National Park chapter from Lonely Planet’s Yosemite, Se-quoia & Kings Canyon National Parks guidebook.
Though many consider Yosemite the crème de la crème of the Sierras, you may just find you prefer the flavor of other regions around it: Mono Lake, Mammoth Lakes, hidden hot springs, shimmering alpine lakes and some of the state’s most dramatic mountain scenery.
- paddle around Mono Lake’s eerie tufa formations
- bounce and splash through white-water rapids in the spectacular Merced River Canyon
- soak in natural hot springs and ramble along the phenomenal hiking trails of Mammoth Lakes
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Yosemite Gateways, Highway 140, Highway 120 (West), South of Yosemite (Highway 41), Fish Camp, Oakhurst, Tioga Pass & Around, Lee Vining, Eastern Sierra, North of Mono Lake, Mammoth Lakes Region.
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