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Bishop

4.4
Forests · History Museums · Hiking Trails

Hidden gems in Bishop

4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Duration: 2 hours
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Duration: 4 hours
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Duration: 2 hours
Bishop is a city in Inyo County, California, United States. Though Bishop is the only city and the largest populated place in Inyo County, the county seat is located in Independence. Bishop is located near the northern end of the Owens Valley, at an elevation of. The population was 3,879 at the 2010 census, up from 3,575 at the 2000 census. The town was named after Bishop Creek, flowing out of the Sierra Nevada: the creek was named after Samuel Addison Bishop, a settler in the Owens Valley.GeographyBishop lies west of the Owens River at the northern end of the Owens Valley.It is on U.S. Route 395, the main north-south artery through the Owens Valley, connecting the Inland Empire to Reno, Nevada. US 395 also connects Bishop to Los Angeles via State Route 14 through Palmdale. Bishop is the western terminus of U.S. Route 6. The Paiute-Shoshone Indians of the Bishop Community of the Bishop Colony control land just west of the town. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP) controls much of the upstream and surrounding area. Plan how to spend your time in Bishop and other destinations in United States using our United States trip planner.

Side trips from Bishop

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Duration: 4h 30 min
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Duration: 4 hours
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Duration: 8 hours
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Duration: 1h 30 min

Popular things to do in Bishop

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Duration: 4 hours
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Duration: 2 hours
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Duration: 2 hours
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Duration: 30 minutes

Nature in Bishop

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Duration: 2 hours

Casinos in Bishop

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Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Bishop

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