White Mountain Ranger District

Coyote Flat

White Mountain Ranger District extends from the crest of the Sierra Nevada to the White Mountains. There are lakes, ponds, rivers and creeks for fishing. Roads and trails explore a wide variety of terrain and life zones. Elevations accessible by car range from 3,900 ft in Big Pine to 10,100 ft at the end of Rock Creek Road.

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At a Glance

Information Center:  White Mountain Ranger Station Visitor Center: (760) 873-2500

General Information

General Notes:

Map of White Mountain Ranger DistrictJohn Muir Wilderness fills the west edge of the district and White Mountains Wilderness, Boundary Peak Wilderness, and the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest are located to the east.

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Mountain Biking

Areas for Mountain Biking at White Mountain Ranger District

Viewing Plants

Areas for Viewing Plants at White Mountain Ranger District

Viewing Scenery

Areas for Viewing Scenery at White Mountain Ranger District

Interpretive Areas

Areas for Interpretive Areas at White Mountain Ranger District

Visitor Centers

The White Mountain Visitor is located in the District Ranger Station in Bishop.  Easy to find at 798 N Main St, this visitor center serves hundreds of visitors every week.  You can get campfire and wilderness permits, rent bear canisters, purchase firewood permits and shop our selection of books and maps.  Our staff is friendly and helpful and can assist you with all kinds of information about the White Mountain District.

Areas for Visitor Centers at White Mountain Ranger District

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Areas for XC Skiing/Snowshoeing at White Mountain Ranger District

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities