Bridgeport in the Winter

Visiting Bridgeport in the winter will open your eyes to a whole new world.  With snow covered mountains, frozen lakes and creeks and some of the most beautiful terrain you have ever seen, Bridgeport is sure to have what you need during your winter getaway.  Enjoy relaxing, snow shoeing, snow mobiling, cross country and back country skiing, sledding, ice skating and much more.

Bridgeport offers different options for lodging during the Winter months.  You can stay at one of the motels here on Main street, a cozy cabin by the lake or a cabin on the creek.  There are year round dining and shopping options available also.  Scroll Down for more details.  There is an ice skating rink on the south side of town, a sledding hill across the street and tons of cross country and snow mobiling options by Twin Lakes, Aurora Canyon and many other areas.  Check with the Bridgeport Ranger District Office for more information, conditions and permit information.  Remember conditions in the Sierra can change fast, be sure to be safe, contact the local government agencies for current conditions, rules and regulations and make sure to keep an emergency kit with you and let someone know where you are going and when you will be back.

Snowmobiling -  Experienced snowmobilers will enjoy the excellent snow conditions and challenging terrain in the new Bridgeport Winter Recreation Area.  Click here for more info.

Back Country Skiing -  High Sierra Snowcat and Yurts offers you Professional backcountry ski guiding and snowcat access to backcountry yurts in the Mono Lakes region of the Eastern Sierra. Click here for more info.

Skiing - Bridgeport is located just 87 miles South of Heavenly Ski resort in Lakes Tahoe, 39 Miles North of June Mountain Resort and 53 Miles North of Mammoth Mountain Resort.

Around Town


The Ruby Inn

Twin Lakes Resort

Virginia Creek Settlement

Walker River Lodge


Alberts Meat Market & Deli

Bridgeport General Store - Main St Deli

Virginia Creek Settlement

Three 95 Mexican Cafe

Rhino's Bar & Grill

Big Meadow Brewing

There are also other non-Chamber member restaurants open in town.


Bridgeport General Store

Gas & Go

Kens Sporting Goods

Shell Gas Station

Snap N Crackle Candy

Bodie Mercantile

Fox Den *Open for special dates and times*


The below links can be used for access information, safety information, permits and more.

Bridgeport Ranger District Office

High Sierra Snowcat and Yurt

Bridgeport Avalanche Center

Please contact us for any other questions.