Mono Lake Tufa State Reserve

natural reserve in California, United States

The Mono Lake Tufa State Reserve is a nature reserve near Yosemite National Park within Mono County, California. This reserve was founded in 1981[1] by the California State Legislature, to protect the formations of the natural limestone "Tufa" at Mono Lake.[2]

Mono Lake Tufa State Reserve

Coordinates: 37°56′43″N 119°2′8″W / 37.94528°N 119.03556°W / 37.94528; -119.03556


  1. "Tufa Towers: Mono's Magnificent Monuments". About Mono Lake. Mono Lake Committee. Retrieved 11 December 2009.
  2. California State Parks Official site