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Backpacking

Backpacking Near Bishop Backpacking Near Bishop Bishop’s local trails are nothing short of spectacular! Whether you are charging up peaks, or seeking serenity in the mountains, get your hike on with big, beautiful skies, crisp, clean lakes, and majestic granite...

Bishop Creek Canyon

Bishop Creek Canyon Bishop Creek Canyon Bishop Creek Canyon Bishop Creek Canyon is an outdoor wonderland of fun. Fresh air, granite peaks, pristine lakes and summer wildflowers greet you on your adventures. Stay for a day or a week or more—there’s plenty to keep...
Motor Touring Round Valley

Motor Touring Round Valley

Read on for a motor tour of the Round Valley, Bishop area you can easily do in the morning or an afternoon. We recommend stopping by one of our friendly coffee houses for you favorite beverage before heading out on this pleasant loop, and it never hurts to throw a pair of sturdy shoes in the car in case you decide to explore a little more on foot.

Horseback

Horseback Near Bishop Eastern Sierra on Horseback Swing into the saddle for an hour, a day, or a week. Many canyons leading into the back country of the Eastern Sierra offer horseback riding facilities with professional pack outfitters that can deliver a trip just for...
The Kindness of Strangers in a Crisis

The Kindness of Strangers in a Crisis

Here are some touching stories from local community members rising above, rallying volunteers, and making generous financial gifts. Let’s do our part to help keep our community stay open by wearing masks upon entering any and all businesses. #keepinyoopen #keepbishopopen

Protect. Preserve. Participate. Perpetuate.

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...

Waterfalls of the Eastern Sierra

Waterfalls Waterfalls of the Eastern Sierra We love waterfalls and we think you might too. So, we’re delighted you’ve found our page all about waterfalls in the Eastern Sierra. The sound and scene of flowing water, particularly when it’s falling over a rocky cliff or...
8 Great Family Adventures in the Eastern Sierra

8 Great Family Adventures in the Eastern Sierra

Photo: @autumnpaizley “I scream. You scream. We all scream for ice cream.” ~ Song Lyrics, 1927, by Howard Johnson, Billy Moll, and Robert King. When I was a child I was highly amused by this saying. I would run around saying it loudly – especially in the hopes that I...
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. At the head of each fork...
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...

Roads & Weather

Current Road Conditions & Weather Highway 395 – Type in “395” California mountain highway conditions Nevada mountain highway conditions Tioga Pass info (eastern entrance to Yosemite Nat’l Park) Wildfire Smoke Resources Bishop weather...
Hiking

Hiking

Hiking Near Bishop Hiking Near Bishop Hiking Near Bishop Get into it, on top of it, or above it now! Welcome to the high adventure the Bishop Area has to offer. Experience the adventure of the Eastern High Sierra in and around Bishop California. Crisp, clean, big and...