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BISHOP PARK GROUP, CA

part ofInyo National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: BISHOP PARK GROUP
Status: Closed through Tue Apr 22 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Families, friends and special interest groups enjoy Bishop Park for its access to prime fishing and its serene setting on Bishop Creek. The group campground one of the most popular facilities in the Bishop Creek Area.

The campground is located near Inyo and John Muir Wilderness areas, with access to several trailheads, glaciers and lakes.

Natural Features:

Bishop Park, in the Inyo National Forest, extends along the North Fork of Bishop Creek. It is shaded by aspens, cottonwoods and Jeffrey and lodgepole pines.

The Inyo National Forest is home to many natural wonders, including Mt. Whitney, Mono Lake, Mammoth Lakes Basin and the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest.

Recreation:

Bishop Park is an ideal setting for horseback riding, wildlife viewing, hiking and fishing.

Tent sites back onto the creek, allowing anglers to fish from the comfort of their campsite. The stocked stream contains rainbow, brown, brook and Alpers trout. Similar fishing opportunities can be found just upstream in Intake Lake II.

Facilities:

Bishop Park's level, dirt-surfaced tent-only campsites border the creek. Two bear-proof food storage lockers are provided, as are flush toilets and drinking water. No electric hookups are available and RVs are not allowed.

Nearby Attractions:

A nearby resort provides limited groceries, fishing supplies and Internet access.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Campfire Rings
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Food Storage Locker
  • General Store
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Pack Station
  • Pets Allowed
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Restaurant
  • River Access
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • Bears frequent the area; all food must be kept in approved containers
  • This campground has first-come, first-serve sites


Hiking within the Inyo Wilderness requires a special permit for both day and overnight stays. These permits are managed through a limited allocation system. click here for more information.
  • Don't Move Firewood: Protect California's forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. For more information visit firewood.ca.gov.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
37.24389, -118.59333
37°14'38"N, 118°35'36"W

From Highway 395 in the center of Bishop, turn west on Line Street (Highway 168) west and drive 15 miles to the campground on the left.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

BISHOP PARK GROUP
70519 Bishop Park Group
INYO CA

Phone Number:

Information: (760)872-7018
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