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Round Valley (Inyo)

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This little creekside destination known as Paradise is north of Bishop & I'm not sure this place still is even here. The rugged road sits at the top of Round Valley, overlooking Rovana, right below Round Valley Peak & gigantic Mount Tom. Wildfire ripped thru here in winter of 2015: Over 7,000 acres burnt & 50 homes lost.
Inyo Mountains Map
Inyo Mountains Map
Sierra Nevada Topo
Sierra Nevada Topo
Mammoth, Mono Divide
Mammoth, Mono Divide
Mono Divide High Co
Mono Divide High Co
elevation: 5060' population: 1,000 zip code: 93514

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terrain:
high elevation bowl shaped valley, at base of huge granite mountains


View North Bishop in a larger map

location:
Inyo County
N of Bishop
off Hwy 395

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recreation:

  • backpacking
  • biking
  • boating
  • camping
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • wilderness
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Inyo National Forest
  • John Muir Wilderness
  • Pleasant Valley Reservoir
  • Lake Crowley
  • Owens River
  • Rock Creek Canyon
  • Long Valley Caldera USGS
  • round valley (inyo) campgrounds

    Bishop Park Group Camp
    Rock Creek Campground
    Tuff Campground @ US 395
    Pleasant Valley @ US 395
    French Camp @ Rock Creek
    McGee Creek Campground

    tent camping

    description:
    North of Bishop, as you are driving up the grade, look to the left at the majestic Eastern Sierra towering above the small homes below. A full moon blanketing this valley below - with a fresh coat of snow, is a vision from a storybook or holiday card. Swall Meadows & Paradise both heavy residential, burned badly in the wildfire of 2015, which oddly occurred in FEBRUARY (winter) - after years of drought in California.

    nearby towns:
    Bishop
    Crowley Lake
    Tom's Place
    Mammoth Lakes
    Benton
    local links:

    Bishop Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau
    690 N. Main St. Bishop, CA 93514
    760-873-8405
    https://bishopvisitor.com/

    Pine Creek Road (Scenic Drive)
    Lower Rock Creek Campsite
    Wildfire 2015: Round Fire
    Mammoth Vacuum & Sewing Machine
    Raven Creek Rental Cabin
    John Muir Wilderness Maps
    Inyo National Forest Map USDA
    Inyo Forest Topo Atlas

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