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Owens River

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Global-Villagerr wrote a review Feb 2020
Denver, Colorado297 contributions176 helpful votes
I love driving through this area for the views of the Sierra. The valley is spectacular, and there is a wonderful vista point on the east side of the lakebed on CA 136. Breathtaking views. But since all the water has been pumped to LA, it is a jarring desert in the middle of the mountains. Can only imagine what it must have been like when it was in its natural condition.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Louinator59 wrote a review Dec 2019
Bellflower, California117 contributions73 helpful votes
Such a beautiful view of water heading to the Owens Lake. But it's dry and nothing will help because the water goes to Los Angeles. See what I mean on my YouTube video # mXeS85Vila8
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Anabel-2013 wrote a review Jan 2019
Santa Barbara, California191 contributions43 helpful votes
Wow. Every time we drive 395 it takes our breath away. This is a spectacular drive and there are plenty of attractions to stop at... access to Mt Whitney, to Death Valley, Mammoth, bristlecone pines, and of course Manzanar National Park
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Date of experience: December 2018
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vegasrugbyref wrote a review Dec 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada4,725 contributions265 helpful votes
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.
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Date of experience: December 2018
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ricsandimas wrote a review Aug 2018
San Dimas, California440 contributions55 helpful votes
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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 at this dry lakebed. We spent part of the afternoon exploring in our car several of the areas of this large expanse of empty land that now is sectioned into small shallow pools made to abate the dust, that otherwise would be carried away by the winds. There's a monument (Plaza) that has been erected, among other things. This is a good place to walk around and stretch your legs--if the kids are getting restless in the car, it's a great place to cut them loose to burn energy. There's no drinking water (?) here, so bring plenty of it. Another good idea is to bring a map.
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Date of experience: February 2018
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