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Museums and Visitor Centers, Chambers of Commerce , and Agency Contacts in the Eastern Sierra & Death Valley
 

These are the Chambers of Commerce and public agencies who cooperated to produce this guide. Contact them for current road and weather conditions, where to find services and merchandise, or in-depth information on anything that interests you along the routes, including museums and visitor centers.horizontal spacer bar

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Coalition of Chambers of Commerce of Inyo County

  • Big Pine Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center
    126 S. Main Street
    P.O. Box 23, Big Pine, CA 93513
    760-938-2114
    www.bigpine.com
  • Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center
    690 N. Main Street
    Bishop, CA 93514
    760-873-8405
    1-888-395-3952 (Toll Free)
    www.bishopvisitor.com
  • Death Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center
    #117 Hwy. 127
    PO Box 157, Shoshone, CA 92384
    760-852-4524
    www.deathvalleychamber.org 
  • Independence Chamber of Commerce
    440 S. Edwards #1
    PO Box 397, Independence, CA 93526
    760-878-0084
    www.independence-ca.com
  • Lone Pine Chamber of Commerce and Inyo County Film Commission
    126 S. Main St.
    PO Box 749, Lone Pine, CA 93545
    760-876-4444 or 1-877-253-8981
    www.lonepinechamber.org

Agency Contacts

  • Bureau of Land Management -Bishop
    351 Pacu Lane, Suite 100 
    Bishop, CA 93514
    760-872-5000
    www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/fo/bishop.html
  • California Department of Fish and Game
    407 W. Line Street, Bishop, CA 93514
    760-872-1171
    www.dfg.ca.gov
  • Death Valley National Park
    Furnace Creek/Hwy. 190
    PO Box 579 Death Valley, CA 92328
    760-786-2331
    www.nps.gov/deva/index.htm


    NOTE: There is an entrance fee changed to enter the park. Most lands within the park are managed as wilderness. Please stay on signed open routes and roads.
  • Inyo National Forest
    White Mountain Ranger Station

    798 N. Main St., Bishop, CA 93514
    760-873-2500
    www.fs.fed.us/r5/inyo
  • Inyo National Forest
    Mt. Whitney Ranger Station

    640 S. Main St.
    PO Box 8 Lone Pine, CA 93545
    760-876-6200
    www.fs.fed.us/r5/inyo
  • Los Angeles Department of Water & Power
    300 Mandich St., Bishop, Ca 93514
    760-872-1104
    www.laaqueduct.com
  • Manzanar National Historic Site
    Hwy. 395 (12 mi. north of Lone Pine, 5 mi, south of Independence)
    PO Box 426,
    Independence, CA 93526
    760-878-2932
    www.nps.gov/manz/index.htm
  

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 Scenic Byway Logoanswer 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
    Hwy. 127 (east side),
    Shoshone, CA 92384
    760-852-4414
    Open in winter daily 8-4, summer Thursday-Monday 10-4
  • Death Valley National Park Visitor Center
    Hwy. 190, Furnace Creek
    PO Box 579, Death Valley, CA 92328
    760-786-2331 Open daily 8-6
  • Interagency visitor Center
    Junction of Hwy. 395 & 136
    PO Box R, Lone Pine CA 93545
    760-876-6222
    Open daily 8-4:30
  • Eastern California Museum
    155 North Grant Street
    PO Box 206,
    Independence, CA
    93526
    760-878-0258
    Open daily except Tuesday 10-4
  • Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone
    Cultural Center and Museum

    2301 W. Line St, Bishop, Ca 93514
    760-873-4478
    Open weekdays 9-4
  • Schulman Grove Visitor Center
    Ancient Bristlecone Forest
    (See Route 11)
    873 N. Main St., Bishop, CA 93514
    760-873-2500 for recorded info.
    Open daily Memorial Day - Nov. 1
    weather permitting
  • Laws Railroad Museum and Historical Site
    5 miles north of Bishop on Hwy. 6
    PO Box 363, Bishop, CA 93515
    760-873-5950
    Open daily 10-4
    http://www.lawsmuseum.org/

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