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Owens River

California Highway 136, Lone Pine, CA
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Not much to see but full of history

This is a place see the history at the visitor center you can get information on the owens river... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Ronald C
,
Upland, California
Not great

How does one access this river? We can see it from the highway but it is not easy to get to... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Tweetcoz
,
Melbourne, Australia
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13 Aug 2017
“ALWAYS BEAUTIFUL”
8 Nov 2017
“Not much to see but full of history”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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California Highway 136, Lone Pine, CA
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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.

Thank Ronald C
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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.

Thank Tweetcoz
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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

Thank Chuck8700
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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!

1  Thank Janet W
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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.

Thank Glenda G
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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.

1  Thank Melinda N
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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

Thank MSFCHF
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Reviewed 8 June 2016

Wonderful place to look around even if not interested in trains.We spent a pleasant afternoon and the staff were very informative.

1  Thank tessamum
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

At the beginning of the twentieth century, one man in Los Angeles had the foresight to see that the City of Angels could never become the giant it is today without water. He discovered the isolated Owens Valley and the Owens River. He quietly bought...More

5  Thank ChinaLake1
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