About this area:
Encompassing more than 10,000 square miles, Inyo is the second-largest county in California. Surrounding counties include Mono to the north, Fresno and Tulare to the west, and Kern and San Bernardino to the south; the state of Nevada lies to the east. Located near major tourist attractions, including Mammoth Mountain and Yosemite National Park, Inyo is a popular destination for fishing, hiking, and climbing activities, among others. As a result, the tourism industry plays a major role in the county’s economy.