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Fall Colors of the Bodie Hills
October 9 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
Saturday, October 9th at 9 a.m.
This trip is full. To put your name on the waiting list (attendance is not guaranteed), please contact Jora@friendsoftheinyo.org.
The Bodie Hills Conservation Partnership and Friends of the Inyo will lead a fall colors tour in the northern portion of the Bodie Hills on Oct 9. RSVP in advance is required.
The outing will be primarily a driving tour with several stops, including visits to historic mining sites. Photography is encouraged and the trip leader will be pointing out any wildlife spotted along the way.
We will meet at the Bridgeport Ranger District station for carpooling and parking at 9 a.m.
We will travel up the Masonic road, stop at the Chemung mine site and aspen grove, continue to Lakeview Spring, go over New York hill and into the Pittsburg Liberty Mine site. We’ll take a short walk to have lunch in the aspen groves and return to Bridgeport via the Geiger grade and Aurora Canyon roads. This trip will highlight some of the best shows of color in the Eastern Sierra and the rich, and sometimes overlooked, history of the Bodies. We anticipate finishing up at around 4 p.m.
4-WD high clearance vehicles will be required for this trip.
Friends of the Inyo follows all County guidance on COVID-19 protocols and all trip leaders are fully vaccinated.
All events on public lands are subject to approval by their respective land management agencies, and are not guaranteed in location, number of participants, or activity until permits are finalized.
About Jora: Jora Fogg joined Friends of the Inyo in April 2014. As the lead on public lands policy, Jora comments on public lands projects across Inyo and Mono Counties, and leads exploration outings to highlight special places in the Eastern Sierra and California Desert. Jora grew up and went to college in Washington State, moving to California in 2004. Previously she spent four years in Colorado with Bird Conservancy of the Rockies as a biologist managing state and park service bird monitoring programs. She lives in June Lake with her husband and daughter. Jora enjoys time “naturalizing” (especially birding), skiing, hiking, and cycling.