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Rock Creek Pack Station

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The best way to see the Sierras

I went on the Triple Pass trail ride summer of 16. It was the best. It had been about 40 years... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Vacaville, California
Trip of a LIFETIME!

Wow, these folks are awesome in their customer service, care of their stock (great horses and mules... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
Kelly C
Livermore, ca
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Tour company offering horseback riding and High Sierra trips over the entire region (both guided and non-guided).
Bishop, CA 93515-0248
+1 760-872-8331
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

I went on the Triple Pass trail ride summer of 16. It was the best. It had been about 40 years since I had spent 6 days in the saddle, so I paid for that on the first day. Fortunately, the second day was a...More

1  Thank flyfishinwoman
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Wow, these folks are awesome in their customer service, care of their stock (great horses and mules and well taken care of), and their wonderful wrangles (Phil, John, & Joe). Cook Anna was awesome as well as wrangler Peter (Bunyan affectionately called). I've been wanting...More

2  Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 17 July 2016

My son, granddaughter and I recently went on the 4 day 3 night pack trip from Horseshoe Meadow to Golden Trout Wilderness July 6-9. We stayed the night before in Lone Pine. The weather was as perfect as you get in the Sierras with no...More

4  Thank davidscp
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I went to the station two consecutive days around June 20 th , 2016. The views are magnificent, the horses were great and well groomed. The ride was awesome and I will highly recommend it. You need to be prepared to fend off bug bites....More

4  Thank daniel126
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Two friends and I did the 4 day horse drive from Independence, CA to Rock Creek Pack Station upper corral. 80 miles of pushing horses and mules thru the desert and up to the high country. It was a hard trip, ate a lot of...More

7  Thank James G
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We've been on 2 trips now with Rock Creek, and I would definitely trust them again. Most recent trip was Mustang Legacy at Pizone Springs. The staff know the country and their animals, took care of everything.

2  Thank Alice W
Reviewed 12 November 2015

I am a backpacker, pack stations cater to the horsey crowd. Horses with their iron shod feet damage trails . Backpackers pack the dirt down again.City horses use rubber shoes to avoid slipping on paved streets. If rubber horse shoes were placed on horses in...More

4  Thank Evelyn-Mae N
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

Just took a 2.5 hour ride with my daughter, and it was great. The staff were all friendly, especially our guide René. And the scenery beautiful. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 4 September 2014

While spending a extended weekend at Rock Creek Lake in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. My daughter and I decided to go for a little horse back ride. Rock Creek Lake Pack Station was fantastic. The ride was 6 hours long and took us up over...More

2  Thank JohnEllis3
Reviewed 3 September 2014

I have just returned from my second trip with Rock Creek, and it was great, just as last time. They really have this down to an art. It is so nice to be able to be in the back country without having to carry all...More

3  Thank SierraE10
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2 December 2017|
Response from Mso56 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The pack station is not a huge operation. Craig, an older gentleman who is the owner usually answers the emails, but it’s winter in Bishop and no trips are going so give him sometime. I do highly recommend a pack trip... More