Forest service inyo national forest, bishop, ca 2020. The map displayed above is for illustrative purposes only. Resorts, pack stations, recreation residences and other sites operated under special use permit from the u. Download the highresolution version in hikepack for free and use it completely offline. Anyone who is interested in visiting inyo national forest can print the free topographic map and street map using the link above. Inyo national forest borders sequoia national park and contains several trails that cross the bother into the national parks breathtaking backcountry. Forest service inyo national forest, bishop, california. Alabama hills lone pine ca 7608764444 mount whitney. Free topomap inyo national forest and surroundings.
Draft revised land management plan for the inyo national. The longest trail in inyo national forest is pacific crest trail a wellknown trail measuring 97. Fire restrictions in the inyo national forest mono. The area reaches a high point on keynot peak, at about 11,000 feet, and separates the owens valley on the west from the saline valley on the east. Mount whitney, the highest mountain in the lower 48, is located on the edge of inyo national forest, as well as several,000foot and 14,000foot peaks. Objections to the inyo national forest plan revision. The gps map progressively increases detail as you zoom in to prevent information overload. Inyo county parks and recreation operates several lower elevation campgrounds that offer fishing and the creeks are regularly stocked with alpers trophy trout during the fishing season.
We wandered down the wrong path and cant seem to find the page youre looking for. Usda forest service fsgeodata clearinghouse standard map. Inyo national forest provides wilderness permits virtually, effective june 1, except mt. The inyo national forest, in the eastern sierra nevada, provides incredible. Inyo national forest inyo natio l fores t inyo national forest i a natio l forest giant sequoia nm giant sequoia nm 0 0 20 kilometers 20 miles north. The current sopa report contains a list of proposed actions that will begin or are currently undergoing environmental analysis and documentation. National forest area extending 165 miles along the californianevada border and includes 1. This interactive travel map supplements the corresponding motor vehicle use map mvum by displaying on detailed color maps the national forest system nfs roads, nfs trails, and areas on nfs lands that are designated for motor vehicle use on that mvum, as well as nearby points of interest. Click the button below to go back to the previous page. Archived from the original pdf on october 28, 2012. The inyo covers parts of the eastern sierra nevada of california and the white mountains of california and nevada. National forest visitor maps provide an overview of recreational uses, trails, roads.
T he inyo national forest in california features some of the most iconic wild places in the eastern sierra nevada. There are 69 developed campgrounds of which 59 meet the selection criteria all in california. Inyo national forest covering parts of the eastern sierra nevada and the inyo mountains of california, and the white mountains of california and nevada. Owens river road dispersed camping inyo national forest. The national forest contains the eastern john muir wilderness and the ansel adams wilderness areas the forest hosts superlatives, including. The inyo national forest is home to the ancient bristlecone pine forest, home to the oldest living trees in the world. The favorite stomping grounds of john muir, inyo national forest is home to some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the country jagged peaks, glacial lakes, rushing rivers, and huge aspen groves. Every effort is made to provide accurate and up to date information, but we cannot be responsible for errors or for changes that may have occurred since. You can see the peak from lone pine, and whitney portal road heading west out of town is the access point for hiking trips. In california, the forest is comprised of 1,839,887 acres while 60,656 acres are located in nevada. Interactive visitor map forest service visitor map. Draft revised forest plan 7 for the inyo national forest chapter 1. Whitney, more people are utilizing alternate routes. Map for rock creek trails pdf download rock creek is a top destination for autumn colors in october.
Inyo mountains wilderness bureau of land management. Detailed descriptions of campgrounds in the inyo national forest. Timber suitability map for the inyo national forest 156. The inyo national forest, in the eastern sierra nevada, provides incredible recreational opportunities including hiking, fishing, skiing, and more.
These images are presented to visually assist you in locating open riding areas. Californias best camping website makes no warranties regarding the accuracy, completeness, reliability or suitability of any of its maps. National forest visitor maps provide an overview of recreational uses, trails, roads, streams. At 48,601 acres, it is a fairly small wilderness area, accessible from yosemite national park. Inyo national forest there are seven forest service campgrounds in reds meadow valley. Inyo national forest ohv off road driving map view full map. Fstopo is the forest service series of large scale topographic maps. Inyo national forest wilderness areas which are exempt from this order are hoover, john muir, ansel adams, boundary peak, white mountains, golden trout, and south sierra. Inyo national forest has 320 trails in the vicinity, including 297 hiking trails, 276 for walking and 311 for other activities.
Inyo national forest california 2020 all you need to. Sequoia and kings canyon national parks created date. This objection covers a variety of issues related to resources affected by the revised forest plan. Hikes and trails in inyo national forest and the eastern. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is lee vin which is approximately 11 miles away and has an elevation of 6,797 feet 1,054 feet lower than inyo national forest.
Inyo national forest topo map, mono county ca crestview area. The national forest foundation, chartered by congress, engages americans in communitybased and national programs that promote the health and public enjoyment of the 193millionacre national forest system, administers private gifts of funds. Forest service inyo national forest posts facebook. This webbased system is relatively easy to use and has the benefit of being instantaneous, unlike the. The inyo national forest currently shares in managing seven wildernesses. Another mono pass is on the border of yosemite national park. Inyo national forest is a united states national forest covering parts of the eastern sierra. It is your responsibility to know where you are riding at all times. Alltrails has 122 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with handcurated trail maps and driving directions as well.
First established as a primitive area in 1931, then a wild area in 1957, the hoover wilderness was one of the original members of the national wilderness preservation system. Mammoth lakes, mono divide inyo and sierra national forests map. National forest campground guide inyo national forest campgrounds california. John muir wilderness, sequoiakings canyon wilderness. You can purchase national forest visitor maps and a variety of other maps. Inyo national forest maps, eastern sierra camping, mammoth. Search for bloody canyon trail on the inyo national forest side or parker pass trail from yosemite. Best trails in inyo national forest california alltrails. Inyo and sierra national forests, national parks backcountry, sequoia and kings canyon national parks, california catalog record only relief shown by contours and spot heights. Stretching across both sides of the owens valley, this region encompasses both the sierra nevada where you can climb mount whitney. The us forest service publishes a variety of map products to help you plan your next adventure or enjoy your next visit.
The forest is located to the east of bishop and big pine in the white mountains, close to the californianevada border. National forest offices do not sell fishing licenses. Some of our bristlecone pines are nearly 5,000 years old and still living. With the increasing popularity of the classic john muir trail jmt, which goes from happy isles in yosemite national park to mt. The public should be aware that many of the forest roads, trails, and wilderness areas are not. Introduction location the inyo national forest is one of eighteen national forests in california. Two group campgrounds are available by reservation. Requires a free download of the avenza pdf maps app. Pleasant valley campground provides yearround fishing in the owens river and. Inyo national forest north us forest service r5 avenza maps. In late 2019, the forest service released a final plan for these 1.
Current fees for all inyo campgrounds including group and horse can be found on the inyo national forest website or by calling 7609245500. Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. Many of these routes originate in inyo national forest and permits are obtained through recreation. The west slope of the mountain is in sequoia national park, the summit is the south end of the john muir trail, and the east slope is in the inyo national forest. Inyo national forest is a united states national forest covering parts of the eastern sierra nevada of california and the white mountains of california and nevada. Inyo national forest is a national forest in john muir wilderness, ca, nv. Eastern sierra map, inyo map, mt whitney, bishop wilderness. Mono pass trail includes ruby lake, but does not include other parts of little lakes valley. Best ohv off road driving trails in inyo national forest alltrails. Interactive travel map united states forest service. Located right off us395, about 6 miles north of mammoth lakes, and about 6 miles south of june lake loop, this area is free for rv camping with a generous 28day camping limit.
The forest hosts several superlatives, including mount whitney, the highest point in the contiguous united states. The sopa report opens in a separate browser window. Forest service or blm may be exempt from the special orders, as. We are deeply invested in securing a forest plan for the inyo national forest that protects important natural resources and provides for people. Owens river road offers dozens of dispersed camping areas within inyo national forest. The forest hosts several superlatives, including mount whitney, the highest point in the contiguous united states, boundary peak, highest point in nevada, and the ancient bristlecone. Overview the northsouth inyo mountains comprise a high and vast desert range, and the isolated and pristine wilderness that bears their name encompasses a large portion of this sheerly rugged terrain. If you think you are close to wilderness, please ride east away from the boundary. Map, inyo national forest, california, nevada, sequoia. The latitude and longitude coordinates of inyo national forest are 37. The inyo nf is working on preparing the inyo national forest assessment report and anticipates this will be complete by december, 20. Inyo national forest topo map in mono county, california.524 1081 1347 1503 1131 1088 1182 781 1560 533 1564 1113 1332 1046 482 78 1062 1440 223 942 605 1258 192 1339 734 969 1086 354 1673 1037 1675 1225 1535 1011 1132 1425 931 976 115 1431 578 1294 766 371 802