Your Ultimate Guide To Discovering the Most Private Campsites, Unforgettable Hikes, and Serene and Secret Spots in the Eastern Sierra and Death Valley

Eastern Sierra's Best Kept Hiking Secrets

Best Kept hiking Secrets - Burt Canyon

It’s not easy to get away from the crowds when hiking the Eastern Sierra. But there are some secret spots near Mammoth Lakes, Onion Valley, and Bridgeport where you’ll be one of the few people on the trail.

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5 Great Campsites for Anglers

Campsites for Anglers - Lower Blue Lake

The Eastern Sierra is heaven for anglers. In a lot of campgrounds, you don’t even have to leave your campsite to cast a line. Here are five campsites where you can fish just a few steps from your picnic table.

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Death Valley Hiking Away From the Crowds

Death Valley Hiking Away From Crowds - Nemo Canyon

Sure, there are spots we all want to see in Death Valley. But sometimes it’s nice to get away from the crowds and immerse yourself in the desert silence. Here are some of Death Valley’s less traveled hiking trails.

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Campsites With Privacy

Campsites With Privacy - OH Ridge

Do you like privacy when camping? We looked at 3,416 campsites near Mammoth Lakes, Tuolumne Meadows, Death Valley, and beyond, and now we share the most peaceful, private ones with you. Read an excerpt from our book.

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Do You Like Privacy When You're Camping? This Guide Will Show You Exactly Which Campsites in the Eastern Sierra and Death Valley Are The Most Peaceful and Private

Campsite-Book-CoverWhen you’re trying to reserve a campsite on, it’s impossible to know for sure exactly which camp spaces have the most privacy. And in first-come, first-served campgrounds, knowing the location of the good spots means you can beat the crowds to choice spaces.  That’s why we looked at 3,416 campsites to find out which ones have the most privacy—then we critiqued and rated each privacy-worthy site in our new book Eastern Sierra And Death Valley Camping With Privacy: Your Guide To The Most Private Campsites Near Mammoth Lakes, Tuolumne Meadows, Death Valley And Beyond. In this book you’ll discover:

  • Exactly which campsites are either spaced far apart from neighboring sites or hidden behind vegetation.
  • Two campsites you should never stay at during the monsoonal rainy season.
  • Which campsites are ideal for anyone who wants to fish directly from their site or a few steps away.

Eastern Sierra And Death Valley Camping With Privacy is your guide to finding the perfect campsite.  

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Also available at:


• Range & River Books, Bishop
• Spellbinder Books, Bishop
• Hope Valley Resort
• Sorensen’s Resort Hope Valley
• Booky Joint, Mammoth Lakes
• Rock Creek Lakes Resort
• Mono Lake Committee Bookstore, Lee Vining
• Tioga Gas Mart
• Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center
• Eastern Sierra Visitor’s Center


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For Those Who Have an Insatiable Desire To Explore One of Earth’s Most Beautiful Places

Discover unforgettable hikes, secret spots only locals know about, fun, interesting tidbits, where to find the best campsites, profiles of the Eastern Sierra and Death Valley’s most intriguing people, stunning photographs, restaurant reviews, and news you must know before venturing out into one of the most spectacularly beautiful and serene places in the world. We’ll bring to you all this and more in the I Love The Eastern Sierra Blog. From Hope Valley to Death Valley and beyond, we’ll keep you in touch with what’s happening in your favorite places and places you’ve yet to visit.