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Hiking Near Bishop, CA

Hiking Near Bishop, CA

Hiking Near Bishop

Winter Hiking GuideGet into it, on top of it, or above it now! Welcome to the high adventure the Bishop Area has to offer.

Experience the adventure of the Eastern High Sierra in and around Bishop California. Crisp, clean, big and beautiful skies plus majestic granite mountains is the environment that will encircle you as you enjoy your outdoor adventure.

Lake Sabrina offers access into alpine lakes and views. There are also some beautiful hikes in the valley, including Tungsten Peak.

Read this blog article about some other scenic hikes in the Owens Valley. We also have great ideas on Super Spring Hikes Around Bishop.

Take a Shuttle from Bishop to South Lake and Lake Sabrina

Bishop Creek Shuttle service begins June 17, 2022 and will operate 7 days a week through September 11, 2022.  The ESTA Shuttle will depart Bishop at 8:00am and 4:00 pm and  will travel to South Lake and Lake Sabrina before returning to Bishop.  Eastern Sierra Transit will stop for passengers along the route anywhere that it is safe for the bus to stop.  The one-way adult fare is $20 for  non-residents and $5 for local residents. Proof of residency is required.  

Bishop Creek Canyon

Bishop Creek Canyon offers dozens of fantastic hiking trails for day hikes and fishing excursions and is your jumping off point for the​ John Muir Trail over Bishop Pass and Paiute Pass, both leading to hundreds of thousands of acres of pristine high mountain wilderness. Wilderness permits for overnight trips are available from the White Mountain Ranger Station in Bishop. Your imagination is the limit when looking for adventure in the Eastern High Sierra. We invite you bring your year-round desires for outdoor adventure to our back yard.

Resorts as resources

Get the lowdown on trails and unique area features. Check in with Sierra front country caretakers who can enhance your recreation experience with local insight and lore. Here are links to Bishop Creek Resort , Cardinal Village Resort, Lake Sabrina Boat Landing and Parcher’s Resort in Bishop Creek Canyon where you can find additional info on local features, hiking, backpacking, and trails info. Bishop Creek Lodge, Cardinal Village Resort and Parcher’s also have rental cabins to acclimatize overnight backpackers at higher elevations before their trek.

On your way up, be sure to drop into our shops in Bishop for proper apparel and footwear!

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