June Lake & Yosemite Vacation
Introduction to Yosemite
Tioga Pass is best known as the, “Gateway to Yosemite National Park.” At the entrance to Tioga Pass, located just 30 minutes north of Mammoth Lakes, lies the town of Lee Vining. Here you will find the Tioga Gas Mart which has become a favorite stopping point for gifts, souvenirs, and of course, gas. It has also become a popular spot for food. The Whoa Nellie Deli is a local favorite for both casual and fine dining.
Introduction to June Lake
Just a few miles down the road is the beautiful vacation resort of June Lake. Stop at the Shell station at the junction of the June Lake Loop and Highway 395 for coffee, deli, desserts, camping supplies, sporting goods, and more. Once arriving at June Lake you will discover the perfect setting for all of your year-round outdoor activities. With a chain for four pristine lakes, you will discover beautiful streams and waterfalls as you hike, bike, horseback ride, camp, and fish. Winter skiing, snowboarding, and other snow sports are also to be found on this 22 Mile Scenic Loop.
What to do in June Lake & Yosemite
Both Lee Vining’s and June Lake's central locations allow for perfect access to most of the Eastern Sierra’s spectacular attractions which include Bodie Ghost Town, Mono Lake, Tufa State Reserve, Yosemite National Park, and Devil’s Postpile National Monument.
Located just 45 minutes from Yosemite and only 15 minutes from Mammoth Lakes , the June Lake loop is a 15-mile scenic drive that will take you past 4 lakes, a handful of resorts, a gorgeous waterfall and 2 fish-laden creeks...