Recreation

One aspect that makes the Eastern Sierra such an enjoyable place is its wide-open spaces. It represents some of the most accessible wilderness areas in California. The recreational opportunities on LADWP Eastern Sierra land include fishing, camping, golf, hiking, rock climbing and sight-seeing.


Pictured left: LADWP Aqueduct Manager, Adam Perez enjoys an afternoon of fly fishing on the Owens River with his son.


DWP LAND USE REGULATIONS

FIRE RESTRICTIONS 

The Inyo National Forest and Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office implemented fire restrictions effective on all Federal lands under their jurisdiction. 

FISHING
All lakes and streams are open for trout fishing beginning last Saturday in April through November 15. Pleasant Valley Reservoir and Owens River are open and stocked year-round.

Know Before You Go - Fishing Video

HAIWEE RESERVOIR
Fishing is not permitted.

CROWLEY LAKE
Open April 28, 2022 
Boat Inspection Information 
Crowley Lake inspection video
Contact Crowley Lake Fish Camp for the latest conditions


KLONDIKE LAKE
Open May 27 - September 5, 2022
Boat Launch information

VISIT EASTERN SIERRA

Climbing Rangers 

People from all over the world visit the Eastern Sierra to experience some of the most challenging and beautiful climbs in iconic rock formations. In 2020, the Bishop Area Climbers Coalition, Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association (ESIA), and Friends of the Inyo in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office, the Inyo National Forest, and LADWP hired two climbing rangers to patrol the increasingly popular climbing and bouldering areas in the Bishop area. 

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Facilities, availability and conditions vary. Know where you can and can't camp and be prepared.

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