Norman Clyde

The Norman Clyde Exhibit Sheds Light on “The Pack with Legs”

Historical_MainA visit to Inyo County yields much more than stunning scenery and outdoor recreation. Inyo County is among the richest historical destinations in the Eastern Sierra. From Gold Rush-era prospectors to Native Americans, to Tinseltown celebrities, adventurous explorers, and political interests, every corner of Inyo County has a story to tell.

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MUSEUMS AND VISITOR CENTERS

We’ve listed these from south to north to make it easy to find them. You’ll see great displays and meet people who can answer your questions. And don’t miss the informative Scenic Byway stops all along Highway 395—look for the purple and orange mountain symbol.

Shoshone Museum
118 Highway 127 (east side), Shoshone, CA 92384
760-852-4524

Eastern Sierra Interagency Visitor Center
Junction of highways 395 and 136
P.O. Box R, Lone Pine, CA 93545
760-876-6222
http://www.sierranevadageotourism.org/

Beverly and Jim Rogers Museum of Lone Pine Film History
701 S. Main Street, Lone Pine, CA 93545
760-876-9909
www.lonepinefilmhistorymuseum.org

Manzanar National Historic Site
Hwy. 395 (12 mi. north of Lone Pine, 5 mi. south of Independence)
P.O. Box 426, Independence, CA 93526
760-878-2194
www.nps.gov/manz

Eastern California Museum
155 North Grant Street, Independence, CA 93526
760-878-0258
www.inyocounty.us/ecmuseum

Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery
1 Golden Trout Circle, Independence, CA 93526
760-878-0258
www.mtwhitneyfishhatchery.org

Owens Valley Paiute-Shoshone Cultural Center
2300 W. Line Street, Bishop, CA 93514
760-873-8844
www.freewebs.com/ovpscc/

Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest
Schulman Grove Visitor Center

Inyo National Forest
351 Pacu Lane, Bishop, CA 93514
760-873-2500 for recorded message
http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/inyo/home/?cid=fsbdev3_003835
Open daily Memorial Day – November 1, weather permitting

Laws Railroad Museum and Historic Site
Silver Canyon Road, Bishop, CA 93514 (5 miles north of Bishop on Highway 6)
760-873-5950
www.lawsmuseum.org