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Bishop, California is a small town, yet the largest community in Inyo County, on the western edge of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Bishop is a well known rock climbing destination. Other outdoor recreation choices include hunting, fishing, backpacking and ski touring.

Bishop is a perfect launch point for exploring any of four spectacular National Parks - Yosemite, Sequoia, Death Valley and Kings Canyon.

Bishop, California
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Among GreatPlacesToRetire.com cities, Bishop ranks high in recreation and man-made hazards risk. Bishop ranks low in air quality, natural hazards risk and proximity to the nearest big city.

For more detailed town facts -- including data on home prices, population demographics, medical care, air quality, water quality and more -- click on the City Report graphic below:

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