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Walker River Gorge

Map of Walker River Gorge, Mono County, CA

Best Fishing Locations

West Walker River

  • Fishing good all the way from Pickel Meadow to Antelope Valley
  • Brooks, rainbows, and browns
  • Typical freestone stream
  • High, dangerous water during spring runoff
  • Usually good fishing by end of June
  • Try weighted nymphs or Woolly Bugger

Closed to Fishing at All Times

  • Silver Creek
  • Mill Creek

Fishing Supplies

  • Ken's Sporting Goods, Highway 395, Bridgeport
  • Bridgeport Reservoir RV Park and Marina Store
  • Twin Lakes Resort General Store, Lower Twin Lake, 11 miles southwest of Bridgeport

the Best Camping in California

California's Best Camping logo

Area Camping

Bootleg Campground

  • Best campground in the area
  • 63 camping sites
  • Piped water, flush toilets
  • $20 per night, no reservations taken
  • Open May 15 through September

Chris Flat Campground

  • 15 camping sites
  • Piped water, vault toilets
  • $20 per night, no reservations taken
  • Open April 25 through November

Sonora Bridge Campground

  • 23 camping sites
  • Vault toilets
  • $12 per night, no reservations
  • Open May 1 through October

Shingle Mill Flat Day Use Area

  • No longer has camping
  • Day Use, picnicking