Follow these guidelines as a starting point for staying healthy and safe outside during winter

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USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region has decided to extend the developed campground closure on 12 National Forests in California to provide consistent COVID-19 mitigation response in accordance with Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Stay-at-Home Orders. These Regional Orders will be in effect through January 29, 2021. This includes the Inyo National Forest. The Inyo National Forest is part of the Southern California area of the state.

Regional Order 21-3 can be found here  The Regional News Release can be found here.

We continue to recommend that you recreate locally-- here are current conditions.

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Visitor Centers are offering virtual service this year. Wilderness permits are online only! Pick up instructions

New: Inyo National Forest forest order for stay limits. including Exhibit A

Watch Experience Inyo—a video to help orient you to this beautiful forest

Popular Recreation Activities

Hiking Camping Fishing Picnic areas. Winter Sports. OHV icon

 

Recent News


Features

Leave No Trace

Leave No Trace principles on Mt. Whitney require additional measures because of the trail's popularity.


The 7 Principles of Leave No Trace

These are principles that you should be thinking about when you visit Wilderness anywhere.

Spotlights

Land Management Plan

Mountain lake with snow dabbled mountains in the background

Revising the Inyo National Forest's 1988 land management plan (forest plan) because economic, social, and ecological conditions have changed and new scientific information is available.

Bishop Creek Recreation: Web Survey

South Lake

 Bishop Creek Recreation: Web Survey, Operations and Maintenance Assessment

 




Mammoth Stamp Mill Site Closed

Records can be viewed at:
Inyo National Forest
Supervisor's Office
351 Pacu Lane
Bishop CA 93514
Contact: Colleen Garcia




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