Your Gateway to the Eastern Sierra
Extending from the California and Nevada border Inyo National Forest is a land of superlatives – tall mountains, old trees, Mono Lake and iconic views, with a diversity of recreation opportunities to match.
Fire Restrictions in Effect
As of June 6, 2022: Campfires are prohibited except in agency provided fire rings at designated recreation sites. Stove use is allowed for dispersed camping and wilderness use with a California Campfire Permit.
Answering common questions our visitors have.
Be Bear Aware, always secure your food and scented items. Doing your part to protect black bears (and your food) is simple if ...
Questions about wilderness permits? Who do you call? 760-873-2483
A campfire permit is required to use a portable stove in wilderness or while dispersed camping.
Inyo National Forest wishes visitors a safe Independence Day
Release Date: Jun 29, 2022
Backcountry Trail Crew Video
Have you ever thought of the work that it takes to maintain trails on the Inyo?
Video: The 7 Principles of Leave No Trace
These are principles that you should be thinking about when you visit Wilderness anywhere.
Mammoth Stamp Mill Site Closed
Records can be viewed at:
Inyo National Forest
351 Pacu Lane
Bishop CA 93514
Contact: Colleen Garcia
Land Management Plan
The 2019 Inyo National Forest Plan has been approved and is now the guiding direction for the Inyo National Forest. It replaces the 1988 land management plan and its amendments.