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Wilderness Permits

U.S.F.S. White Mountain Ranger Station (Public Lands Information)

Open all year. Information officers with the Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and National Park Service are here to answer your questions and issue campfire and wilderness permits.

One block north of the Bishop Area Chamber Visitors Bureau, they are located at:

798 N. Main St.
Bishop, CA 93514

Phone: 760-873-2500
Website: http://www.r5.fs.fed.us/inyo

Ancient Bristlecone Pine Visitors Center

Located at the Schulman Grove in the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, and featuring interesting interpretive displays and nature walks. Open summer months only.

Mammoth Lakes Visitor Center & U.S.F.S. Ranger Station

At the entrance to the Town of Mammoth Lakes on Hwy 203, this visitors center is operated jointly by the Mammoth Lakes Visitors Bureau and the US Forest Service. Information about sightseeing, recreation, camping, special events and accommodations is available. Open all year.

Call toll-free: 1-888-GO-MAMMOTH or 760-924-5500.

Mono Basin Scenic Area U.S.F.S. Visitors Center

Located on a hill overlooking Mono Lake just north of Lee Vining, this beautiful visitor center offers elaborate interpretive displays and nature walks. Open summer months only.

Eastern Sierra Interagency Visitor Center

Located one mile south of the community of Lone Pine at the junction of Hwy 395 and Hwy 136, the Interagency Visitor Center offers the traveler regional information as well as a wide variety of books and maps. Traveling from southern California on Highway 395 this is a definite stop on the way to Death Valley or Bishop. Open all year the center hosts some 200,000 visitors annually. The Forest Service has plans to expand the size of the center later this year.

PO Box R, Lone Pine, CA 93545.
Phone: 760-876-6222

Bureau of Land Management

Go to White Mountain Ranger Station for info (see above).

Administrative offices and Mailing address:
351 Pacu Lane, Suite 100
Bishop, CA 93514.

Phone: 760-872-5000
www.ca.blm.gov/bishop/recreation.html

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22 hours ago

We love to remind you of the various activities we have here for the different seasons and this is one of them!! Who's up for a little winter camping??!!

Thank you @jerinsd for getting out there and sharing the photo!!
#visitbishop #bigpinelakes
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We love to remind you of the various activities we have here for the different seasons and this is one of them!! Whos up for a little winter camping??!! 

Thank you @jerinsd for getting out there and sharing the photo!!
#visitbishop #bigpinelakes

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I love bishop ca I lived there 1980 beautiful place

I would love to do this I could do this love camping 🏕

I'm up for some winter Vagabond Inn right next door to Dennys.

Juan Zavala

2nd lake I believe

Thats a bad ass tent, I want one!

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2 days ago

We’re dreaming about wildflowers… Are you? This sounds fun!!Day dreaming of warm days and wild flowers? Join us for an adventure in Desth Valley National Park March 26-28. Give us a call at 760-873-8526 for more info!
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#nationalparks #california #backpackinggear
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We’re dreaming about wildflowers… Are you?  This sounds fun!!

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Wish I could come; have through Death Valley many times to enjoy the wild flowers when I lived in Independence. Enjoy!🌼

Memories of the beautiful wild flowers blooming!

Night skies like nowhere else on earth …

Here's a chance to build a solid capital foundation for earning, helping out with trade, learn if got no idea through the right manager. If interested contact below 👇 Hermar Grimm

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2 days ago

What an awesome view of the Owens River, Bishop, and the Sierra!! Whether you are arriving by plane or vehicle, now you can book your hotel directly from our website! Check it out:
bishopvisitor.bookdirect.net/#/lodgings?checkin=20220211&checkout=20220213
(You can also find the "Book Direct" tab under the "Stay Here" tab on our website bishopvisitor.com/ )

Thank you, Wayne Sayer, for this cool shot!!
#visitbishop #RecreateResponsibly
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What an awesome view of the Owens River, Bishop, and the Sierra!! Whether you are arriving by plane or vehicle, now you can book your hotel directly from our website! Check it out:
https://bishopvisitor.bookdirect.net/#/lodgings?checkin=20220211&checkout=20220213 
(You can also find the Book Direct tab under the Stay Here tab on our website https://bishopvisitor.com/ )

Thank you, Wayne Sayer, for this cool shot!!
#visitbishop #RecreateResponsibly

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It was once a green and agricultural valley but LA needed the water and Mullholland needed the $ so QED.* (Latin for there you are).

Here's a chance to build a solid capital foundation for earning, helping out with trade, learn if got no idea through the right manager. If interested contact below 👇 Hermar Grimm

is that a robertson stol equipped cessna. cuffed leading edge

Hi to all of you at Rustys

We always slept in the car behind Jack’s waffle shop!

Beautiful

Awesome picture of beautiful Owens Valley!

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3 days ago

If you are going to be in town (or live here), these high school rodeos are always fun to watch!!CHSRA D9 Rodeo this February 5 - February 6!

Welcome to District 9 of California High School Rodeo. Saturday and Sunday events start at 8am. Everyone is welcome! Come check out the talent of High School Rodeo within our very own district!
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If you are going to be in town (or live here), these high school rodeos are always fun to watch!!
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