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Very scenic

Owens River bisects the Owens valley. It is a windy stream that offers some fishing holes, abundant... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Las Vegas, Nevada
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I love they Owens Valley

There is such great scenery, geology and history here I could spend weeks just exploring. The... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Incline Village, Nevada
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4 days ago
“Very scenic ”
28 Jul 2018
“I love they Owens Valley ”
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Owens River bisects the Owens valley. It is a windy stream that offers some fishing holes, abundant water foul, some other critters. Flowing all year. Very pretty late October into November with color change.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vegasrugbyref
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

While in the Lone Pine area, Owens Lake popped up on our radar. Some folks may just bypass this altogether; but if you are into bird-watching, a bit interested in the environment, or just want to learn little of history, I would recommend a stop...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank ricsandimas
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

There is such great scenery, geology and history here I could spend weeks just exploring. The river, The Valley, the lost towns and old mines. Very cool place to explore.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank mes227
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a place see the history at the visitor center you can get information on the owens river and find out the best spots to view the river.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Ronald C
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

How does one access this river? We can see it from the highway but it is not easy to get to it. Even the owens lake is hard to get to.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Tweetcoz
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The Owens River runs along the Eastern side of the Sierra Nevada Mountain range. Thais portion of the Owens is East of Lone Pine. The river is scenic, it also offers fishing for trout and other species of fish. There is fairly good access via...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Chuck8700
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Walk and enjoy the restored Owens River; lots of birds, fishing possible, amazing views of the mountains from the center of the valley!

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Janet W
Reviewed 2 February 2017

In January, it was a bit chilly to walk much, but the drive along is just beautiful. There were many places along the way to stop for a picnic, and I'm sure there were good fishing spots as well.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Glenda G
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Had a wonderful 2 days along the river with great friends fishing and taking it easy. Looking forward to the next one.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Melinda N
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Granted it's been a while since I looked for the river, but there hasn't been much there since the 1920s-1930s when Los Angeles decided it could use all the water in the valley for its expanding city. And where there's water, there's electricity. So next...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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