Friends of the Inyo’s Owens Lake Bird Festival

Tours fill up fast, so register today!

Join us in Lone Pine for peak migration season, April 19-21! Register Below

Friends of the Inyo, with sponsorship support from the County of Inyo and AltaOne Federal Credit Union with branches in Bishop and Lone Pine, is pleased to announce that our Owens Lake Bird Festival will return in April 2024, with birding tours on and off the famous Owens Lake, as well as photography, advocacy, botany, geology, and mining history tours.

The festival will take place as follows:

  • Friday, April 19: Happy Hour and Check-in at FOI’s Lone Pine Office, 142 E. Bush Street, from 5:30-8:00 PM (optional).
  • Saturday, April 20: Half-Day Morning and Afternoon tours, as well as Full-Day Tours starting from the parking lot of the Lone Pine Museum of Western Film History, 701 S. Main Street. The day will end with a celebratory catered Dinner(optional), also at the Museum, starting at 6 PM, and featuring guest speaker Jolie Varela, founder of Indigenous Women Hike, and a Silent Auction with goods donated by local businesses.
  • Sunday, April 21: Morning Half-Day tours, also starting from the Museum.

More than just an amazing birding opportunity, there is something for everyone at the Owens Lake Bird Festival as we celebrate the amazing history and wildlife of Southern Inyo County. All of us at Friends of the Inyo hope to see you there!

Register Today!