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Adventure in Camping

Adventure in Camping

Adventure in Camping has been Mammoth Lakes and the Eastern Sierras’ premier trailer rental and delivery service since 1959. Camping should be a fun and relaxing experience. Let us take the effort out
Camping Successfully With Kids

Camping Successfully With Kids

Have your kids outgrown camping in your backyard? Bring them for a camping vacation in our big backyard. Here in the Eastern Sierra, Bishop has many wonderful options for camping that offer the gamut from full hookups to dispersed camping. Camping is a great way to...
All the Ins & Outs of Camping in Bishop Creek Canyon

All the Ins & Outs of Camping in Bishop Creek Canyon

It’s not a secret, but it certainly is a best-kept area – especially for camping. Bishop Creek Canyon is a large area of about 30 square miles where the North, Middle, and South Forks of Bishop Creek drain down toward the Owens Valley. Along each fork lies a large...
10 Perfect Places for Spring Camping around Bishop

10 Perfect Places for Spring Camping around Bishop

You’re getting the itch to go camping in the Eastern Sierra, but unless you’re the hardy winter camping sort it’s a little too early to head up into the high country. Perhaps you bought some new gear recently or you need to dust off the old stuff and get things...

Camping

Camping Near Bishop, CA   KNOW BEFORE YOU GO! Early reservations for campsites are highly recommended. Many Bishop area campgrounds sell out, especially during peak travel seasons. Camping in the Bishop area brings back childhood memories of roasting marshmallows...

Fall Activities

Fall Activities Fall is arguably the most beautiful season of the year in the Eastern Sierra. It begins with an almost imperceptible change and the air feels refreshingly smooth and silky on the skin. A magical light has a clarity and crispness that brings colors into...
A Few Fun Ways to Celebrate Fishmas – besides Fishing!

A Few Fun Ways to Celebrate Fishmas – besides Fishing!

Fishmas is fabulous! We know you love fishing in the Eastern Sierra. So do we. We also know that we love to do lots of other fun, fantastic things out here and perhaps you do too. If you’re a member of a fishing family, but you don’t fish OR you find that you need a...

Summer Activities

Summer Activities Summer is spectacular in our big backyard. It’s not unusual for temperatures to climb to, and over, the 100-degree mark during the summer months in Bishop. “But it’s a dry heat,” as the saying goes, and that really does make it more bearable. But...
Bishop Pack Outfitters

Bishop Pack Outfitters

Horseback Trail Rides, Photography Trips, Camping, Hiking Treks, Fly Fishing Trips, Golden Trout and More!

Spring Activities

Spring Activities Spring in the high desert of Bishop’s big backyard is simply magical. Waterfalls cascade down mountain ravines, wildflowers bloom in the desert, roads and trails open up at higher elevations, days are warm and sunny, nights are cool and refreshing,...
Tip Toe Through The Lupine In Bishop This Spring

Tip Toe Through The Lupine In Bishop This Spring

The fresh and fragrant smell of wildflowers. The warmth of the sun against your skin. Even though every season has its merits, spring in Bishop’s big backyard is our favorite… or until the next season arrives. Like a well-orchestrated symphony, wildflowers start slowly typically in February and climax with blooming fireworks in the high country around early July. Here’s a quick rundown of what to expect and where to find the best wildflower displays in the Owens Valley and Death Valley.

Winter Activities

Winter Activities Bishop is nestled in a deep, expansive valley between two gargantuan mountain ranges, the Sierra Nevada to the west, and the White and Inyo Mountains to the east. Precipitation from winter storms that develop over the Pacific Ocean and move eastward,...
Top 20 Destinations in Inyo County

Top 20 Destinations in Inyo County

  1. Bishop Visitor Center Bishop is the heart of the Eastern Sierra. Our motto is, “The small town with the big backyard.”  Within little more than a one-hour drive either north or south on US Highway 395, or up into the White Mountains to the east, or west up to...
ESAC

ESAC

Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center is hosting a Drive-in movie style tailgate event and FREE Avalanche Awareness Workshops December 3-4

The Weird and Wonderful Side of California

The Weird and Wonderful Side of California

Road Trip! Pick your path along US Highway 395, from Los Angeles to Bishop and little beyond, where you will see some of the most curious, grotesque, mysterious and awe-inspiring features of nature and feats of humankind. The Eastern Sierra is often referred to as “the other side of California,” and these places might also make it “the weird side of California.”

Waterfalls of the Eastern Sierra

Waterfalls of the Eastern Sierra

The sound and scene of flowing water, particularly when it’s falling over a rocky cliff or cascading down a rocky chute, instills a sense of wonder and peace. We’ve created an extensive guide to show where each of the noteworthy falls is located and how best to see, photograph, and get near them. Some of our beautiful falls can be seen from vista points along mountain roads that will take you well into the alpine and sub-alpine regions of the Sierra Nevada. Many more can only be seen from hiking trails within our national forest and wilderness areas. A visit to a wild and scenic waterfall in the Sierra Nevada is an extraordinary experience.

2 Days. 2 Nights. 20 Iconic Images.

2 Days. 2 Nights. 20 Iconic Images.

The Eastern Sierra is one of the most photographed regions in California. It’s a land of contrasts and opportunity. There are obvious and well-known scenes and settings, and there are hidden gems. If a photograph is worth a thousand words, here’s a challenge to create a visual story worth 20,000 words.

The challenge is #2days20photos

Protect. Preserve. Participate. Perpetuate.

Protect. Preserve. Participate. Perpetuate. Welcome! Do you know that spending time in nature improves your overall health? We all know that being in nature makes us feel good, but does it actually make us better? Numerous studies show that the answer is a resounding,...

Big Pine Creek

Big Pine Lakes Region North Fork of Big Pine Creek This page will guide you on when, where, and how to see the last glacier in California. Following the north fork of Big Pine Creek, a runner’s ideal trail steadily climbs through pine and birch forest to a series of...