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Inyo Mountains Wilderness National Park

5 Activites Phone: (760)-872-5000 Email: BLM_CA_Bishop_FO_Web@blm.gov Distance: 12.20 miles

The Inyo Mountains Wilderness now contains a total of 198,360 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1994 the Inyo Mountains Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary ...

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Manzanar National Historic Site

Rank: 242 1 Activites Email: MANZ_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 16.69 miles

In 1942, the United States government ordered more than 110,000 men, women, and children to leave their homes and detained them in remote, military-style camps. Manzanar War Relocation Center was one of ten camps where Japanese American citizens and resident Japanese aliens were interned during World War II.

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Alabama Hills Recreation Management Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (760)-872-5000 Email: BLM_CA_Bishop_FO_Web@blm.gov Distance: 20.98 miles

This campground is shadowed by some of the most impressive peaks in the Sierra Nevada Range. Mt. Whitney, Lone Fine Peak, and Mt. Williamson rise to the west of the campground. Camping is in an open desert setting on an alluvial fan. Spread out to the east are the Alabama Hills, with their famous movie history and terrific exploring.

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Inyo National Forest Park

12 Activites Email: debraaschweizer@fs.fed.us Distance: 29.15 miles

SummerIn summer, anglers can try their luck at countless lakes and streams. Mammoth Mountain Ski Area becomes a mecca for mountain biking. Over1,200 miles of hiking and equestrian trails provide access to vast areas of wilderness. OHV enthusiasts have access to over 2,200 miles of routes. There are 107 campgrounds and picnic areas with thousands of individual sites.CampgroundsWinterThe fun doesn’t...

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Piper Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (760)-384-5400 Email: mdickes@blm.gov Distance: 30.86 miles

The Piper Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 72,191 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1994 the Piper Mountain Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitu...

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Malpais Mesa Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (760)-384-5400 Email: mdickes@blm.gov Distance: 32.98 miles

The Malpais Mesa Wilderness now contains a total of 31,905 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1994 the Malpais Mesa Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. ...

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Sylvania Mountains Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (760)-384-5400 Email: mdickes@blm.gov Distance: 35.57 miles

The Sylvania Mountains Wilderness now contains a total of 18,682 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1994 the Sylvania Mountains Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities fo...

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Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 36.19 miles

The Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness now contains a total of 768,222 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1984 the Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities f...

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Coso Range Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (760)-384-5400 Email: mdickes@blm.gov Distance: 41.97 miles

The Coso Range Wilderness now contains a total of 49,274 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1994 the Coso Range Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In a...

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Darwin Falls Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (760)-384-5400 Email: mdickes@blm.gov Distance: 42.28 miles

The Darwin Falls Wilderness now contains a total of 8,190 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1994 the Darwin Falls Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. I...

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Bishop Field Office Recreation Sites

8 Activites Phone: (760)-872-5000 Email: BLM_CA_Bishop_FO_Web@blm.gov Distance: 43.40 miles

The BLM, Bishop Field Office manages the Bishop Resource Areacomprising approximately 750,000 acres of Public Lands in Inyo andMono counties, ranging from desert to mountains. This diversity offersour visitors a wide choice of activities unique to the public landsadministered by the Bishop Field Office, including hiking, off-highwayvehicle use, enjoyment of unusual plants, fall photography, campin...

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Jennie Lakes Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 43.88 miles

The Jennie Lakes Wilderness now contains a total of 10,289 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1984 the Jennie Lakes Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age o...

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Golden Trout Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 45.06 miles

The Golden Trout Wilderness now contains a total of 303,511 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1978 the Golden Trout Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age ...

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Monarch Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 46.52 miles

The Monarch Wilderness now contains a total of 44,896 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1984 the Monarch Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...incr...

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Volcanic Tablelands National Park

8 Activites Phone: (760)-872-5000 Email: BLM_CA_Bishop_FO_Web@blm.gov Distance: 46.68 miles

The Volcanic Tablelands is a vast volcanic landscape that was formed over 700,000 years ago by materials spewing from the Long Valley caldera, located to the northwest.

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South Sierra Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 48.96 miles

The South Sierra Wilderness now contains a total of 60,084 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1984 the South Sierra Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age o...

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John Muir Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 50.17 miles

The John Muir Wilderness now contains a total of 650,734 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1964 the John Muir Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of ".....

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Fish Slough Area Of Critical Environmental Concern National Park

7 Activites Phone: (760)-872-5000 Email: BLM_CA_Bishop_FO_Web@blm.gov Distance: 51.98 miles

The 36,000-acre Fish Slough Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) is a place where geographic isolation, geology, climate, and hydrology have created a rare and irreplaceable ecosystem. Located in the transition between the Mojave Desert and Great Basin biomes, Fish Slough encompasses an array of plant communities, including wetlands, alkali meadows, and uplands. With 126 taxa described, F...

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White Mountains Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (760)-872-5000 Email: jjenning@blm.gov Distance: 54.62 miles

The White Mountains Wilderness now contains a total of 252,597 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 2009 the White Mountains Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinar...

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Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

Rank: 100 7 Activites Email: SEKI_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 57.19 miles

This landscape testifies to nature's size, beauty, and diversity - huge mountains, rugged foothills, deep canyons, vast caverns, and the world's largest trees. Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks lie side-by-side in the southern Sierra Nevada, east of the San Joaquin Valley. Visitor activities vary by season and elevation (1,370 to 14,494 feet).

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Argus Range Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (760)-384-5400 Email: mdickes@blm.gov Distance: 59.21 miles

The Argus Range Wilderness now contains a total of 65,726 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1994 the Argus Range Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In...

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North Fork Kaweah River National Park

5 Activites Phone: (661)-391-6000 Email: racooper@blm.gov Distance: 59.36 miles

The 2,240 acre North Fork of the Kaweah River BLM area is located adjacent to Sequoia National Park, just north of the town of Three Rivers. The majority of the area is accessed by the public at three high-use sites: Paradise, Advance site, and Cherry Falls site. These areas are popular for swimming and tubing, sunbathing, picnicking, dispersed camping, fishing and viewing the scenery. Unfortunate...

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Rhyolite Historic Area National Park

2 Activites Phone: (775)-635-4000 Email: bmfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 60.05 miles

This historic ghost town is known for its Cook Bank Building which is one of the most photographed buildings in the West. Day use only. Historic ruins at this former gold-mining boomtown include the most photographed ghost town building in the West, the Cook Bank Building, and Nevada's best preserved "bottle house," constructed entirely of glass bottles. Death Valley National Park visitors frequ...

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Sacatar Trail Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (760)-384-5400 Email: mdickes@blm.gov Distance: 63.82 miles

The Sacatar Trail Wilderness now contains a total of 50,440 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1994 the Sacatar Trail Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude...

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Death Valley National Park

Rank: 72 6 Activites Phone: (760)-786-3200 Distance: 64.62 miles

In this below-sea-level basin, steady drought and record summer heat make Death Valley a land of extremes. Yet, each extreme has a striking contrast. Towering peaks are frosted with winter snow. Rare rainstorms bring vast fields of wildflowers. Lush oases harbor tiny fish and refuge for wildlife and humans. Despite its morbid name, a great diversity of life survives in Death Valley.

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