Lake Sabrina Boat Landing A1 Lake Sabrina Road Bishop, CA 93514
Located in California's Eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range, Lake Sabrina is high in the Inyo National Forest at an elevation of 9,138 feet outside Bishop, California.
Lake Sabrina Boat Landing features a magnificent view along with boat & pontoon rentals, FREE boat launch, fish cleaning facilities, tackle & bait, a cafe, wine, beer, snacks and homemade pie.
Set in California's Eastern Sierra region, the majestic 170 acre South Lake is extraordinarily scenic. Well stocked weekly with Rainbow Trout, South Lake also has a variety of wild Brown, Brook, and Rainbow trout providing spectacular fishing opportunities for both the conventional and fly fisher. Trophy trout weighing upwards of 10lbs are also stocked periodically during the summer months. South Lake Boat Landing is located in the Inyo National Forest and features a store stocked with tackle, snacks, beverages, and clothing. Our friendly staff can help you with renting a fishing boat and outfitting you with the tackle necessary to hook into one of the big ones
4 Generations Of Packing Experience
In the proud tradition of the Morgan Family, we have provided more than 60 years of excellent packing services in the breathtaking splendor of the Eastern High Sierra.
Rainbow Pack Outfitters is a working family business, and has been in operation since 1924. The Allen Family is proud to carry on the Rainbow tradition, of providing excellent service into the Eastern Sierra backcountry. We invite you to explore our home site, and want you to feel free to call or E-mail us, with any questions you may have. We are always open to new trip ideas, and encourage you to "create you're own trip". We aim to please every type of wilderness traveler!
When planning a vacation of horseback riding, camping, hiking, fishing, or just plain relaxing, let us help! As recreation partners with the United States Forest Service and the National Park Service, we make it our goal to help you enjoy the Eastern Sierra, as much as we do! We invite you to visit our historic pack station, and to meet some of our friendly horse and mule friends! Free tours of our facility are given daily, during the months of July-September.
Cardinal Pinnacle overlooks Cardinal Village. A 400-500 foot granite crag nestled on a rocky mountainside in the foothills of the Sierras. The rock is granite and very clean. The routes are characterized by steep and exposed splitter crack climbing in one of the coolest locations near Bishop.
Mammoth Yosemite Airport
Looking for your fastest route to great fishing and hiking at Cardinal Village Resort? The airport is located just 40 minutes from our front door and is serviced by United Airlines and Horizon Air with service to San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles, and Portland. It is conveniently accessed by shuttle or taxi.
Airport Code: MMH
Location: Mammoth Yosemite Airport is located 10 minutes (6 miles) from Mammoth, 30 minutes from Bishop and 40 minutes from Cardinal Village Resort.
United Airlines - Service to/from San Francisco (SFO). Reservations: www.united.com
Horizon Air - Service to/from Los Angeles (LAX), San Jose (SJC), and Portland (PDX). Reservations: www.alaskaair.com
The "Still Water Classic" returns to Crowley!
August 3rd of 2013, Crowley Lake Fish Camp will be holding your favorite "catch and release" tournament. Come for an amazing day of fishing, prizes, food, and auction.
This year, to shorten up the awards ceremony and to offer more great deals on fly fishing equipment, etc, we plan to hold a silent auction. To help us get ready, tell us what you’d like to see up for auction.
The Laws Railroad Museum and Historic Site is not just another train museum.
At Laws the Slim Princess now stands in mute testimony to the time when the Owens Valley depended upon the railroad for its contact with other parts of the world.
At the time the railroad shut down its operations the village of Laws that grew up around the rail yard had disappeared. That village has been recreated by moving in historic buildings from around the Owens Valley and they now contain many artifacts and exhibits illustrating early life in the Owens Valley.
A Geologic Wonder
Established in 1911 by presidential proclamation, Devils Postpile National Monument protects and preserves the Devils Postpile formation, the 101-foot high Rainbow Falls, and pristine mountain scenery. The formation is a rare sight in the geologic world and ranks as one of the world's finest examples of columnar basalt. Its columns tower 60 feet high and display an unusual symmetry.
Located in California's spectacular Eastern Sierra, Mono Lake is an oasis in the dry Great Basin and a vital habitat for millions of migratory and nesting birds.
Mono Lake is a large, shallow saline soda lake, formed at least 4,000 years ago as a terminal lake in a basin that has no outlet to the ocean. The lack of an outlet causes high levels of salts to accumulate in the lake. Wikipedia
Surface elevation: 6,378' (1,944 m)
Area: 69.5 sq miles (180 km²)
Length: 9.321 miles (15 km)
Volume: 0.7125 cubic miles (2.97 km³)
Width: 13.05 miles (21 km)
Standing as ancient sentinels high atop the White Mountains of the Inyo National Forest, the Great Basin Bristlecone Pines rank as the oldest trees in the world and have achieved immense scientific, cultural and scenic importance. While the oldest trees are found in the mountains of Eastern California, Great Basin Bristlecone Pine (Pinus longaeva) are scattered throughout the high mountain regions of Nevada and to a lesser extent, Utah
Bodie is an original mining town from the late 1800's. What's left today stands in a state of "arrested decay" and is maintained by the California State Parks System, who took over the town in 1962 to make it a State Historic Park.
Hottest, Driest, Lowest
In this below-sea-level basin, steady drought and record summer heat make Death Valley a land of extremes. Yet, each extreme has a striking contrast. Towering peaks are frosted with winter snow. Rare rainstorms bring vast fields of wildflowers. Lush oases harbor tiny fish and refuge for wildlife and humans. Despite its morbid name, a great diversity of life survives in Death Valley.
Badwater Basin, in Death Valley National Park, is the lowest place in North America and one of the lowest places in the world at 282 feet below sea level. The Dead Sea, between Israel and Jordan, is the lowest at 1371 feet below sea level
If you are planning to climb Mt. Whitney, consider spending a night or two at Cardinal Village. At an elevation of 8500, Cardinal Village is a great spot to get acclimated for your hike! The Mount Whitney Trail starts at Whitney Portal, About 2 hours from Cardinal Village and is 13 miles (21 km) west of the town of Lone Pine, California. The hike is about 22 mi (35 km) round trip, with an elevation gain of over 6,100 feet (1,860 m). It is an extremely popular trail, and its access is restricted by quotas from May to October.
Yosemite is a rewarding 3 hour drive from Cardinal Village. Not just a great valley, but a shrine to human foresight, the strength of granite, the power of glaciers, the persistence of life, and the tranquility of the High Sierra.
First protected in 1864, Yosemite National Park is best known for its waterfalls, but within its nearly 1,200 square miles, you can find deep valleys, grand meadows, ancient giant sequoias, a vast wilderness area, and much more.