PV Pit Campground / Bishop Area

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Campground Name:  Pleasant Valley Pit Campground        Area: Tableland boulder area

Administered by: Bureau of Land Management (760) 872-5000

Elevation: 4,400

Season Length: Generally opens November 1 through mid May; subject to weather conditions

Contact: Inyo National Forest.  http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/inyo/  760-873-2400

Number of sites:

Fee: $2. per vehicle/per night

Garbage: containers  Pack-it-out!

Toilets: Pit    Water: No Potable Water   fire pits                     

Nearest town: Bishop

Nearby facilities: Bishop

Nearby fishing: Owens River, Pleasant Valley Reservoir

Reservations: No

Additional information:  The camping area is in a borrow pit.  It is popular with rock climbers, and it is one of the few winter public camping spots in the entire region.

Directions: From Highway 395 in Bishop, drive 6.5 miles north to Pleasant Valley Road.  Turn right (east) and drive approximately one mile.  Turn left onto a dirt road, which is signed PV Pit Campground.  (This is before the Pleasant Valley County Campground.)


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