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Yosemite Half Dome

Important Info for 2024

Important information for anyone planning to visit Yosemite National Park, Reds Meadow and Devils Postpile, and/or June Lake beach this year.

California’s Great Beyond

Category - Winter

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Welcome to the Eastern Sierra Spirits and Ale Trail, where the artistry of craft brewing and distilling intertwines with the rugged beauty of the Eastern Sierra, creating a sensory adventure like no other. A collaboration created in 2023, the Trail includes eight establishments from Bishop to

Winter Walks and Hikes

Friday, March 22, 2024

Don't let a little snow (or even a lot!) stop you from hiking and exploring Mono County’s trails during the winter months! Famous for exceptional skiing and snow sports, the county also offers plenty of opportunities for "walking in a winter wonderland," especially at lower elevations. Read below

Winter Fishing in Mono County

Monday, March 18, 2024

Winter Fishing in Mono County

Trout-filled lakes, streams and rivers give Mono County the well-earned reputation as a freshwater angler's paradise. Even better news is that fishing is also available throughout the winter months!

From “Fishing Opener” (known locally as "Fishmas") on the last Saturday

Snow-Free Winter Activities

Monday, January 1, 2024

Embrace the winter wonderland without the chill! While snow-covered landscapes and frosty adventures hold a unique charm, not everyone is eager to brave the cold. If you're in search of winter activities that don't involve bundling up in layers, you're in the right place. These snow-free experiences

Story by Katy Shipley

When I drive through Bridgeport, CA, and turn the corner toward the mountains, I am filled with excitement. This quaint little town, surrounded by green pastures and granite cliffs, is the northern gateway to the High Sierra. Bridgeport always brings a sense of nostalgia and is

Tucked deep in California’s Eastern Sierra mountains is a lesser-known winter recreationalist’s dream: the Bridgeport Winter Recreation Area.

A massive 7,254-acres of mountainous National Forest, the Bridgeport Winter Recreation Area (BWRA) is less than 2 hours from Reno, and about 20 minutes north

Cozy Cabins for the Perfect Winter Getaway

Monday, November 13, 2023

There's something magical about a cozy cabin in the snow - a peaceful retreat where all you really need is a warm fire and good company... and maybe that book you've been trying to finish, anything and everything flannel, and/or gear to play in the snow (although you don't need to do anything but

As the snowpack builds, so does the excitement for all of the fun winter activities to do in Mono County.

Here are projected opening dates (weather & conditions permitting) for many Mono County winter activities:

At the base of jagged peaks and alpine forests lies the quaint and historic town of Bridgeport, CA. A peaceful place where the cows graze, lakes and stream team with fish, and winter recreation opportunities are starting to abound. Here, you can find over 500 miles of stunning trails — summer and