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Welcome to Bishop, California

Small Town with a Big Backyard

Welcome to Bishop, California

Small Town with a Big Backyard

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Bishop Hotel

Downtown Bishop Lodging

Whether on a relaxing fishing trip, outdoor adventure, or just passing through, Bishop is a wonderful place to stay. Find a room at a downtown Bishop Hotel, Hostel, Inn, Bed & Breakfast or venture up to Bishop Creek for a wonderful cabin experience.

Please Recreate Safely in our Big Backyard

>> FAQS (aka Fire, Air Quality, Smoke) Tutorial
During wildfire season, we get many inquiries about Bishop and the adjoining area’s wildfire status, air quality, and smoke conditions. Just zoom into Bishop, California to get a good idea of what fires are occurring in the immediate area, their size, suppression status, and more.

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Be sure to check current weather and road conditions.  In winter months, desert passes may be flooded, snowy roadways may be closed or require traction devices to travel north of Bishop. All motor vehicles, including AWD and 4WD must carry traction devices in winter. Tioga Pass (120 to Yosemite) is typically closed November – May.

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Upcoming Events

Relive history and take a ride on a 1920s Motor Car.

Train Rides at Laws

Relive History on the Death Valley Brill Car train rides at Laws Railroad Museum and Historical Site
Bishop California Hotel Lodging

Eastern Sierra Tour (E.S.T.)

The highest, lowest, hottest, oldest, saltiest, rockiest, earliest, purest, strangest, loneliest, and wildest 555-mile road trip in America.

Pick your Path

IT’S TIME TO CHOOSE YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE: Travel Tips & Blog Stories

Classic Cars And Fall Foliage

Classic Cars And Fall Foliage

There couldn’t be a more perfect town to host a classic car show. For many, classic cars represent a different era in history and evoke memories of childhood or past vacations. And similar to classic cars, Bishop is a living time capsule where the character and charm remain preserved. This is your chance to relive memories by taking in the car show while enjoying a big slice of small-town Americana.

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Soft Adventures in Bishop

Soft Adventures in Bishop

Think of it as the opportunity to experience the Eastern Sierra in a new light without putting yourself at risk or having to learn an entire set of skills to do it. Explore somewhere new while feeling invigorated and transformed by memorable experiences. Here’s a small sampling of soft adventures to be had in Bishop. 

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6 Things To Do In Bishop With Kids

6 Things To Do In Bishop With Kids

Family vacations are about relaxing as well as creating memories of fun times. When it comes to a destination to visit, there might be none more suited for an affordable outdoorsy family getaway than Bishop and its big backyard. To help plan your trip, here’s 6 things...

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Sample The Eastern Sierra Summer In A Myriad Of Ways

Sample The Eastern Sierra Summer In A Myriad Of Ways

The heat is on in Bishop. But unlike other hot locales, there are many ways to still enjoy the great outdoors in the summer, if you have a plan. As the saying “it’s a dry heat” goes… due to our proximity to the High Sierra and the desert climate, you can escape by going out early, taking a dip in an alpine lake, or go up in elevation to play. Here’s a few ideas on how you can sample Bishop’s Big Backyard this summer during the day.

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Beer Tour: Eastern Sierra Ale Trail

Beer Tour: Eastern Sierra Ale Trail

First stop on the Eastern Sierra Ale Trail from the south – Bishop and Mountain Rambler Brewing. Home to a vast array of award-winning beers from the California Craft Brewers Cup and the Great American Beer Festival.

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Stretch & Flow

Stretch & Flow

Deep in its core is Bishop, a place that rejuvenates the soul, that inspires visitors and residents alike to enrich themselves holistically and creatively. As the sunsets over the sharp razorback line of the Eastern Sierra, let these yoga studios and artistic outlets round out an already fulfilling trip.

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Eastern Sierra – A Heavenly Destination For Road Cycling

Eastern Sierra – A Heavenly Destination For Road Cycling

From a leisurely pedal with jaw-dropping views to sufferfest climbs you’d see in the Tour de France, Bishop is arguably home to some of the best road cycling outside of Europe. Instead of dismantling your bike and shipping it to the Alps, take in the Eastern Sierra.

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Inyo Register
P.O. Box 787
Bishop, CA 93515
760-873-3535
www.inyoregister.com

KMMT/KRHV Radio 106.5 FM
PO Box 1284
94 Laurel Mountain Rd
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
760-934-8888
www.kmmtradio.com

Sierra Wave Media/KSRW
Radio Alt 92.5 FM /TV 3/ SierraWave.net
1280 N. Main Street
Bishop, CA 93514
760-873-5329
www.SierraWave.net