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Unearth "California's Hidden Treasure" when you stay at Choice Hotels in Bishop, CA
West of the Owens River at the northern end of the Owens Valley lies “California's Hidden Treasure,” the city of Bishop. Hotels in this area offer affordable rates and a great location so you can save your money and time by booking Choice Hotels in Bishop.
The city of Bishop 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. For fishermen there’s hardly a better place to be than Bishop, The Owens River has year-round fishing and is planted with big Alpers Trout by the Bishop Chamber and stocked by the California Department of Fish & Game. Lovers of mountain peaks can find them in any direction in Bishop, which is east of the Sierra Nevada and west of the White Mountains. A short distance from Bishop to the west is Mount Humphreys. To the northeast is White Mountain Peak and to the northwest is Mount Tom. Basin Mountain is west from Bishop as it rises above the Buttermilks.
A great place to take in gorgeous views of the Sierras while visit some of the oldest trees on earth is at Bishop’s Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest. Rock Creek Pack Station offers outstanding horse and mule trips into the Sierras. The scenic ride is 6 hours long and takes you up over a 10,000-foot elevation to Dorothy Lakes. Another ideal place to take in beautiful alpine scenery on a nature hike is the Little Lakes Valley Trail, which winds through the Inyo National Forest. Just seven miles south of Bishop is Keough's Hot Springs, the largest natural hot springs pool in the Eastern Sierra. There are two pools that are constantly and completely free flowing. Bishop is also well known in the rock climbing community. Near the city are numerous climbing spots that attract visitors from around the world. Climbers will find routes of all description in the Owens River Gorge. For local history, be sure to visit the Laws Railroad Museum, located in a surviving railroad depot and filled with exhibits over its 11 acres. No matter where you go or what activities you undertake in this mountainous city, you’ll have a convenient location to rest and recharge when you stay at one of our Choice Hotels in Bishop, CA. Book a room online now!
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- Number of hotels in Bishop3
- Highest Price$149
- Lowest Price$78
- Number of reviews1692
- Avg. rating3.7