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Activities

Laws Rail Road Museum
Take Hwy 6 at north end of Bishop and go 3 miles north. You will find Laws on the East side of Hwy 6.

Mountain Biking
Follow West Line St. to the Buttermilks 6 miles west of town.

World Class Trout Fishing
Follow West Line St. (SR 168) 12 miles to Bishop Creek Canyon or East Line St. 3 miles to the Owens River.

Walking Tour of Murals and Galleries
Visit the Bishop Visitors Center or click here for a map of the walking tour of 15 striking murals that depict Owens Valley History and Culture.

Motor Touring
Bishop Creek to the Volcanic tablelands, plus more. Pick up your Motor Touring Guide at the Bishop Visitor Center or order by email here .

Recreational Walking
Take a leisurely walk at the City park or adventure to the scenic rural countryside of the Bishop area.

Birding
Wonderful birding locations, start at the Bishop Visitors Center on Main Street located at the City Park. Pick up your Birding Guide today!

Golf
18 hole Golf course open year round, located on Hwy 395 at the south end of Bishop Call 872-5411 for tee time.

Photography
Watch the sunset or explore the natural beauty of the High Sierra. Best photo times are early morning and just before sunset. Don't forget to visit our galleries.

Volcanic Tablelands – Ancient Indian Petroglyphs
Ancient Indian petroglyphs (rock carvings) and rare pupfish at the Volcanic Tablelands & Fish Slough just north of Bishop.

Many folks visit regularly and spend time enjoying a specific activity and go to special places that they know and love. Many more are travelers who pass through Bishop on their way through this majestic landscape. At times, whether you're a regular visitor or a traveler, you might find yourself in Bishop with a morning or an afternoon to yourself and wonder, “What should I do?”

Since we don't know when those days will present themselves to you, we've created four short adventure possibilities – one for each season. And you get to try four fantastic experiences that could be the start a beautiful relationship with our big backyard.

Day Hikes
Go West on Hwy 168 from downtown Bishop and drive 16 miles to various trails leading to high alpine lakes and streams in the John Muir Wilderness.

Rock climbing Happy & Sad Boulders
Go north from Bishop to the Chalk Bluffs via Hwy. 6 or take the Pleasant Valley Reservoir Road off Hwy. 395. A climber's paradise awaits.

Fishing and hiking the lakes along Bishop Creek
Go west on Highway 168 from downtown Bishop and drive 16 miles to Bishop Creek Canyon. Beautiful high alpine lakes, streams and majestic scenery galore.

Trip to hot springs or just a relaxing massage
Head south on Hwy. 395 from Bishop to Keough Hot Springs or call Celina Hunt at 872-3548 for an appt.

Horseback Riding
Take a ride and see the great Eastern Sierra on Horseback. Click here for info .

Motor Touring
Pick up your Motor Touring Guide at the Bishop Visitor Center. 760-873-8405

Bishop Creek Canyon
Go West on Hwy 168 from downtown Bishop and drive 16 miles to beautiful high country adventures.

Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest
Oldest living trees in the world. From Bishop, go south on 395 for 15 mi. Take 168 west at Big Pine for 26 miles. Return to Bishop in time for dinner.

Death Valley National Park
An epic 3-Day Death Valley Tour written by Katherine Belarmino

Volcanic Tablelands – Ancient Indian Petroglyphs
Ancient Indian petroglyphs (rock carvings) and rare pupfish at the Volcanic Tablelands & Fish Slough just north of Bishop.

Lower Owens River
Fish, float or photograph the scenic river

Rock Creek Canyon
Spectacular mountain setting and recreation area

Backpacking
Go West on Hwy 168 from downtown Bishop and drive 16 miles to Paiute Pass & Bishop Pass, trailheads leading to the spectacular John Muir Trail.

When it's time to get the girlfriends together for a long weekend of play and pampering, head for the hills. The mountains … actually!

Bishop, California is located in the heart of the Eastern Sierra in a deep valley known as the Owens Valley. It is bounded to two magnificent mountain ranges, the Sierra Nevada and the White and Inyo Mountains. We call this incredible space in and around our sweet town our ‘big backyard' and there is so much to do here that you'll want to come every season.

A winter weekend getaway is wildly wonderful here and we suggest you reward yourself with 4 days from Thursday through Sunday. Here's what we suggest you do to get a good deal of recreation and relaxation.

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