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Address: Bishop, CA
Phone Number: 760-873-2500
Activities: Biking
Description: With all the gorgeous scenery - like waterfalls, grasslands, and gorges...
With all the gorgeous scenery - like waterfalls, grasslands, and gorges - you won't notice the difficulty of the track.
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What a beautiful little hike

My husband and I are photographers and are always interested in anything worth taking a picture of. This loop was beautiful for landscape photography. It is a must when traveling... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
Debbie J
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San Angelo, Texas
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San Angelo, Texas
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256 reviews 256 reviews
74 attraction reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

My husband and I are photographers and are always interested in anything worth taking a picture of. This loop was beautiful for landscape photography. It is a must when traveling in this area.

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traveler
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93 reviews 93 reviews
25 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I love places like this. A dirt road. Plenty of places to pull off and play. And free camping near the end of it all.

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Fullerton, California
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515 reviews 515 reviews
206 attraction reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

You can take this loop for many reasons- hiking, bouldering, camping or exploring. There are many areas to camp and if you head into the back country the scenery is beautiful. I would recommend Fall as the summer does get really hot. There are some great back country camp sites if you have 4x4 that can take you there.

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Nevada City, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is a great area to visit in Bishop. Its offers amazing views over the valley and of the mountains surrounding and is one of my favorite spots to visit. Its nice for hiking, bouldering, exploring, and just relaxing. The first time I visited I found a waterfall to eat lunch at and now I hike around there frequently.

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stockton sprigns, me
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Beautiful trails and great bouldering opportunties; for kids and adults. Very quiet and vast; relaxing and invigorating...

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Polson, Montana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Took the loop about 3/4 around. The last portion was just too rough. We have encountered many out back roads that have suffered form water erosion. The view from the high point is fantastic. The day we were there it was windy enough that we did not get out of the SUV. And I don't mean breeze. Without the wind... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
47 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

The Peabody Boulders in the Buttermilks west of Bishop are not your average, garden-variety stones. About 55 feet tall, the gigantic Grandpa and Grandma Peabody (once a single boulder) are two of the world's largest, and present challenging problems to even the most advanced climbers. Since the last boulder I scaled was "Big Rock" back in high school, we came... More 

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Claremont, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

This loop travels towards the Sierras from the beautiful town of Bishop, California. It is especially nice in the fall when the leaves are showing their fall colors. The Sierras have quite a few spots that are known for their fall shows and this is one of the best!

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Portland, Oregon
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

First, the climbing rocks are world class. As an artist and wood turner, the Tule Elk shed antlers along with the occasional deer antler make for some great finds that become interest points on furniture. In the upper area, there is a hidden stream, as well as a hidden waterfall that is down in a hidden ravine. You can be... More 

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Bishop, CA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
23 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Buttermilk Country includes a dirt road into the heart of the Buttermilks a world renowned rock climbing area. We don't climb but love the hiking opportunities and spring "hunting for sheads", trying to find elk horn sheads in the numerous ravines coming down from Mt. Tom.

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Address: Address: Bishop, CA
Phone Number: 760-873-2500
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bishop

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