The Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fair is a true country fair that shows off all that Inyo, Mono and Alpine Counties have to offer. We boast a wide array of hand and homemade exhibits for all tastes and interests, interesting commercial and educational exhibits and tons...
The Bishop City Dog Park is a well maintained, fenced, off-leash area where well-behaved canines and their owners can exercise and play. It includes benches, trees, play equipment, water for drinking and play, and shade structures. The park is a safe place to promote...
The Bishop Creek Canals are favorite paths for easy walks, runs, and bike rides. Close to downtown Bishop are several easily accessible trails along flat, graded dirt roads. They follow the twists and turns of the canals and waterways that run in and around town, and...
Buttermilk Country is a well-known, world-class bouldering destination. It also offers so much more! The area covers 325 acres of high desert meadow harboring clear streams weaving among the rocky hills. Numerous dirt tracks and single-track trails connect for miles...
The Owens River Gorge is a deep, steep-sided canyon about 10 miles long located northwest of Bishop. It is a world-class destination for rock climbing and California’s most concentrated sport-climbing area with nearly 1000 routes in addition to being a favorite...
North of town the N. Fork of Bishop Creek has a long and winding canal road that is also easy to access and delightful to walk, run, or bike ride. From downtown Bishop drive north on Main St. and follow the curve left onto N. Sierra Hwy (US-395 N.) to Brockman Dr just...
At the corner of Main St. (US-395) and Line St. (CA-168) adventure awaits! Each direction holds the promise of something exciting and interesting. The valley is wide, the mountains are high, the river is winding, the town is inviting, and the sun shines 336 days of...
Mt. Whitney is the highest point in the contiguous United States. It stands at 14,505-feet above sea level within the tallest portion of the Sierra Nevada range that runs for about 400 miles down the eastern side of California. The range rises steeply and dramatically...
Situated at over 9,000 feet above Bishop is lovely Lake Sabrina, pronounced “Suh-bry-na” by locals. Temperatures here in summer are 20-30 degrees lower than in the valley making it a perfect place for a half day summer outing. Take a hike along the trail that climbs...
North Lake is located along the north fork of Bishop Creek at 9,500 ft just 20-miles from downtown Bishop. The drive along CA-168 W. (West Line St.) is on a scenic, paved mountain road for 18-miles to the junction of N. Lake Rd. Here the road climbs more steeply...
South Lake is the highest of the three large lakes in the Bishop Creek Canyon lakes basin. It sits at 9.868 feet above sea level. It is a popular start point for hiking into the wilderness along the Bishop Pass Trail, which connects to Kings Canyon National Park and...
The Bishop City Park is the family fun universe in downtown Bishop. It comprises 44 acres of parkland where the city maintains a swimming pool (open from Memorial Day to Labor Day), baseball fields, tennis courts, a skate park and bike park, an off-leash dog park,...
Rising 300-feet high for over 5-miles across the valley floor north of Bishop is Chalk Bluff. This scarp forms the cliff edge of the Volcanic Tablelands formed 760,000 years ago from a pyroclastic flow that cooled and hardened following a massive explosion that...
Two thousand feet above Bishop is a large collection of big monzonite boulders that is home to hundreds of boulder problems.
It’s the cooler summer alternative to the Buttermilks with identical, high-quality climbing and all without the crowds.
The Alabama Hills, nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada just west of Lone Pine, is one of Hollywood’s favorite filming locations. This monumental landscape provides a multitude of settings for movie backgrounds and evocative scenes. The beautiful rock...
*This section of road is closed during winter and offers excellent cross-country skiing and snowshoeing when winter snowfall is deep. The planet’s oldest living, non-clonal organisms live here. The oldest individual is almost 5,000 years old and still living....
The Owens River, although relatively short at 183 miles, compared to the major rivers of the USA, has a long and legendary history. It flows through two of the major valleys of the southwestern Great Basin, Long Valley and the Owens Valley ending in the closed basin...
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