Maps & Guides

Junior Ranger Program

The Inyo National Forest Junior Ranger Program was created in 2015 and encompasses the entire forest and features the Mt. Whitney, White Mountain, Mammoth Lakes and Mono Lake Ranger Districts. ESIA staff developed the content for the program as well as provided original illustrations and graphic design. Printing of the booklets and badge supplies are also furnished by ESIA. The Junior Ranger booklets are extremely popular with our young visitors and can be issued at any of our Inyo National Forest visitor centers.

Interpretive Programs

With the addition of our Visitor Center Coordinator positions, we are able to provide more programs than ever before. Full moon guided hikes, beaver pond tours, snowshoe adventures, patio talks and campfire presentations are just a few of the programs we’ve been providing for our visitors and locals. Our arborglyph experts are able to provide guided tours in the aspen groves of the Eastern Sierra. New programs are being developed all the time, with an emphasis on the natural, cultural and geologic history of the area we represent.

Brochures & Signs

Visitor guides, brochures and signs have been developed and funded by ESIA in an effort to share the wonder of the Eastern Sierra with visitors. This vast region has countless activities to enjoy and we help to guide people on their adventures through printed media such as the guides for Carson City, Humbolt-Toiyabe National Forest and the Inyo National Forest. We’ve also been maintaining a monthly digital and printed calendar with interpretive events from many agencies and organizations throughout the region.

Facility Improvements

ESIA partners with the U.S. Forest Service to improve the visitor experience at our many locations. A new projector was purchased for the Mono Basin Scenic Area Visitor Center so visitors can view several different films in high definition quality. Renovations and repairs were partly funded by ESIA at the White Mountain Ranger Station so visitors can better experience the awe of the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest.

These are just a few of our program efforts and we are always working on more ways to connect people to the Eastern Sierra. Please consider joining our Eastern Sierra Partnership Fund to help fund the future of our public lands.