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Inyo National Forest

Highway 168, CA
+1 760-873-2400
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Spectacular Views

best way to see it is on foot. From Whitney to Mammoth Lakes and Bishop the views are inspiring... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Spuddler
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Charlottetown, Canada
Beautiful Hiking trails everywhere

Stopped at the national Forest Service office in Bishop for a great into to all we needed to know... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
br0za1205
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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National forest area extending 165 miles along the California/Nevada border and includes 1.9 million acres of lakes, meadows, winding streams, and rugged Sierra Nevada peaks with elevations ranging from 4,000 to 14,495 feet.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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“mono lake” (3 reviews)
“high sierras” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Highway 168, CA

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

best way to see it is on foot. From Whitney to Mammoth Lakes and Bishop the views are inspiring. Diverse landscape and trails abound get boots on the ground on one.

Thank Spuddler
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Stopped at the national Forest Service office in Bishop for a great into to all we needed to know. We hiked at Bristlecomb (a must see amazing place); Big Pine Creek; and the Little Lakes. Took a while to get used to the altitude but...More

1  Thank br0za1205
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We very much like the Inyo National Forest and visit many times Inyo National Forest includes many areas of the Eastern Sierras such as Mammoth Lakes, June Lake Loop, Mono Lake, Lundy Canyon, and so forth It also includes Mt. Whitney, Reds Meadow, and Ancient...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Driving through this National Park is a beautiful way to spend the day, specially on a nice sunny clear day. We stopped and started as we felt to take it all in.

Thank malnit56
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This is the most diverse and spectacular national park in the country imho. You could plan a lengthy vacation hopping from one unique natural wonder to another. Fill your gas tank and purchase supplies before you enter. The towns in this area are remote and...More

1  Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Reviewed 29 September 2016

A friend and I spent a couple days exploring the canyons off of 395, including Big Pine, Rock Creek, June Lake Loop and Mono Lake. The fall color season had started and we saw some beautiful landscapes. Highly recommend this area for getaways from urban...More

Thank SoCalAstronomer
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The nature center at the Schulman Grove provides information, an educational film, and a responsive, informed and enthusiastic staff. Dave was particularly wonderful.

Thank cELlery2015
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This is a wonderful campground if you love the night sky and the sound of the wind in the trees, and are OK with a no-frills camping situation. There is no water, I mean NO water less than an hour drive away. Ditto for any...More

1  Thank CTBCalifornia
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Nothing gives you better historical perspective about our petty human concerns than visiting a forest of 4000-year-old trees. Older than Christianity, Islam, and almost older than Judaism. These trees have endured longer than all of that. It is a testament to the endurance of nature,...More

2  Thank t8m7kl
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We spent the week exploring the area -- ancient brisstlecone pine forest, fishing, hiking, camping. What a great area.

Thank JamesJOceanside_CA
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