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Eastern Sierra information

Special to the Los Angeles Times

WHERE TO STAY

Bishop Creek Lodge, 2100 S. Lake Road, Bishop; (760) 873-4484, http://www.bishopcreekresort.com. Cabins $125-$315 a night. A longtime favorite stopping place for Sierra visitors.

Whispering Pines Motel, 18 Nevada St., June Lake; (800) 648-7762, http://www.junelake.com. In the heart of the fall color in the June Lake loop, with an excellent waterfall across the way. Rooms from $89 a night

Murphey's Motel, 51493 U.S. Highway 395, Lee Vining; (760) 647-6316, http://www.murpheysyosemite.com. A favorite of photographers. Rooms from $53.

WHERE TO EAT

Whoa Nellie Deli, 22 Vista Point Road, Lee Vining; (760) 647-1088, http://www.whoanelliedeli.com. Gregarious chef Matt Toomey presides over this-one-of-a kind eatery inside the Mobil gas station. Entrees from $7.

TO LEARN MORE

Inyo National Forest, http://www.fs.usda.gov/inyo. Often posts fall color reports.

U.S. Forest Service, Bishop, (760) 873-2400.

U.S. Forest Service, Bridgeport, (760) 932-7070.

InterAgency Headquarters, Lone Pine, (760) 876-6222.

Bishop, http://www.bishopvisitor.com.

Mammoth Lakes, http://www.mammothlakeschamber.org.

June Lakes, http://www.junelakeloop.org.

Lee Vining, http://www.leevining.com.

Bridgeport, http://www.bridgeportcalifornia.com

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