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  • Accommodations at VVR
  • Accommodations at VVR
  • Accommodations at VVR
  • Accommodations at VVR

Hiker Services - PCT and JMT Hiking


Our ferry boat, The Edison Queen, travels on the lake from approximately June 1st to October 1st depending on the back country snow conditions and our visitors requirements. It runs seven days a week with special departures upon request. The boat dock at the mouth of Mono Creek, is less than a mile from the main PCT/JMT trail.


We offer a Resupply Package Service for those planning to stop over at VVR to resupply. In addition, we maintain Hiker Barrels for hikers who wish to leave extra supplies or who are in need of supplies when they reach our resort.


We offer two nights in the Hiker Camping area for free or on a first come first serve basis you can rent a comfortable bed in our Hiker Hostel tent. Charge is $15.00 and includes clean mattress cover. In addition, we provide various accommodations at VVR, ranging from a stay in our comfortable Yurt, to a motel room complete with shower and kitchenette, to trailers with full kitchens and bathrooms.


At VVR, we have provided Internet access via satellite for those hikers who need to check their email or upload blog entries for the trail. In addition, we have VOIP service for calls home, and AT&T cellular coverage from the beach.

In addition we offer several charging stations (free) so that your electronic devices can be recharged.

Make sure to explore our comprehensive list of Hiking Related Links for a wealth of information for the hiker and outdoor enthusiast.

Showers and Laundry

We provide showers and laundry service to anyone at VVR. Showers are available for $6.50 per person, and include soap and a towel. Laundry is $6.50 per load, and includes the soap. Showers are included in room rentals, and in the Yurt rental.

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Resort Schedule - Closed

Resupply Boxes accepted and available for pickup
June 1st 2017

Ferry begins operation
June 15th 2017
Anticipated Opening
June 9th 2017
Anticipated Closing
October 9th, 2017

Ferry Schedule

Currently running with the Medium sized boat.  The Big boat will begin runs around the middle of June.


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