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Blake Jones Trout Derby Postponed. Rescheduled to May 13, 2023.


The Trout Derby has been rescheduled to May 13 due to climate related safety reasons. The 2023 Blake Jones Trout Derby has been POSTPONED As everyone is aware, the Eastern Sierra has received unusually large amounts of snow this year. While it is sunny today, there is another very wet storm predicted for this weekend. Inyo County Sheriff’s Office has issued a warning about avalanches and potential flooding. CalOES plans to utilize the Tri-County Fairgrounds as an evacuation site. Snow, ice and mud make access to Pleasant Valley Reservoir difficult and the Owens River is high and flowing faster than […]


Free Coffee With Climbing Rangers


Every Saturday the Bishop Area Climbing Rangers will be serving Black Sheep Coffee at the Pleasant Valley "Pit" Campground from 8am-10am. Come out to meet the rangers, Matthew and Casey, and enjoy a hot cup of coffee! This program will continue through March.


Women in Mining History

Laws Railroad Museum Bishop

Spend your day at Laws to learn about Womens' role in mining during the frontier era.  Laws docents will conduct presentations about their contributions to this lesser known side of wild west history.  For more info, please go to Laws website.