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Big Pine, CA

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 11:45am by Lolo
57 miles and 2.5 hours from our last stop - 1 night stay


Our trip was pretty much wrapping up. We had accomplished our goal of testing out the viability of the 4Runner as a camping option. I obviously love the comforts of our Lazy Daze much better, but the truck did allow us to do things we can't in that - like driving on remote 4WD roads.

We settled in for our fourth night of sleeping in the truck at the Glacier View Campground, at the junction of 168 and 395.

The trip had been lots of fun, but I was about ready for my real bed back home. Still, I would definitely do it again.


Bridgeport is a town located along the scenic Eastern Sierra Byway, about 15 miles south of Bishop. It lies in the lovely Owens Valley between the Sierra Nevada and the White Mountains. It is notable for proximity to the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest and its access to the western border of Death Valley.

Big Pine location map in "high definition"

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