Bishop, CA Travel, Photos Information and News

City Hall
West Line Street, Bishop, Ca 93514
(760) 873 - 5863

The City of Bishop has a parks and recreation division that produces a schedule of event with community classes you can sign up for. It also rents out facilities such as the City Park, available for weddings, meetings, and events. The city has been working on creating a dog park, as well. The City of Bishop held its first wedding at the park on October 16, 2010. It proved that the venue provides an ideal, affordable setting for memorable moments. City Park shown includes a Gazebo with the pond and ducks accenting the special moment. It is available for rental.

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Bishop City Park
Park Avenue and Highway 395

Bishop City Park in downtown Bishop is home to the Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau, and is across the street from popular Erick Schat's Bakery. The park's 53 acres provide the epi-center of action for city sports and outdoor entertainment. With ample parking, you'll find the park an enticing break during road trips or local stays. In the summer (mid-June through August) the park hosts Monday night Community Band Concerts at 6 p.m. Farmers Market is held Saturday mornings from 9 to 11 a.m. starting the last week in June through September.

Special events taking place in Bishop Park are the annual Easter Eggstravaganza, Rainbow Days, Mule Days held on Memorial Weekend, Big Day in the Park on July 4, Craft Fair held twice annually, Halloween, Santa visits, Earth Day Celebration and many more community programs sponsored by the City of Bishop, Ca.

53 acres
Sports Fields
Tennis courts
Bocce ball
Covered shelter
Horseshoe pits

Aquatic Facility in City Park
8 lanes
25 yd. competition pool

There are two developed playground areas in the Bishop City Park. One is primarily designed for ages 2-5 and located in the front of park immediately west of the Aquatic Complex. The second larger playground is located north of the lake in the back section of the park. This area is primarily designed for ages 5-12.

Aquatic Facility

The aquatic facility include solar covers, pool heater, sand filter, and a waterslide. It also has lock rooms. It is the joy of the community and is highly utilized in the city of 5,000 residents.

Tennis Courts - Don't worry about not having a place to hit your balls and practice your tennis skills. With 8 tennis courts in Bishop, you're sure to maintain your game. Best of all, there's hardly ever any rain--the one thing that really does damage to those tennis balls!

There are four athletic fields for softball, baseball and soccer.

The gazebo and picnic areas are extremely popular throughout the year. With a limited number of romantic, outdoor wedding venues, the gazebo and small lake setting has become the most sought out pride of Bishop for special events. You'll see weddings held at the gazebo throughout the year and seasons. It is very romantic for brides, and the public can rent and reserve this facility!

There is a group picnic pavilion A city bandstand is home to Summer Concerts in the Park.

Other small parks include:

Bulpitt Park
W. Line St. near Reata Rd.


Izaak Walton County Park

PARKS AND FACILITIES City of Bishop published study:
The City of Bishop owns appropriately 1.3 park acres and leases approximately 43 acres from the City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.

Other Recreational Facilities:

TriCounty Fairgrounds
Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds (760) 873-3588

The RV park at the fairgrounds is open year round with 42 camp sites that include water & dump station. Each Site has 20, 30 &50 amp electricity. Meeting rooms and horse boarding available.

Bishop Golf Course

Owens River Recreational Area

Mill Pond Recreational Area (DWP owned)

Bishop Equestrian Area

Bishop Model Airplane Field


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