Help with Tow vehicle parking - Bishop/Benton area

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  1. MoikonaBoik

    MoikonaBoik Subway Fugitive

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    Hi all,
    A buddy and I are planning a one week circuit on our dual sports next week, starting somewhere in the Bishop/Benton Hot Springs area, looping down the NVBDR to the Pahrump rally and then back via the CABDR. I'm looking for somewhere to park my tow vehicle. It's a Tacoma with a small open motorcycle trailer. We will arrive Tuesday 10/27 and be out by Tuesday 11/3. If you can help out or have any suggestions please LMK. Thanks!
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  2. slogger

    slogger Been here awhile

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    I’ve been parking my Truck and trailer in the Bishop Police Department parking lot.
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  3. MoikonaBoik

    MoikonaBoik Subway Fugitive

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    Interesting... how long have you left it there?
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  4. oldoval

    oldoval Energy Vampire

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    A little further north is Mammoth Yosemite airport right off 395. I've parked a truck/trailer there for a week in their lot which is feet from the main office. It's a small fee per day but I felt pretty happy with the situation. It's out by itself (i.e. not in a town where scumbags might scope your stuff) but has security, TSA, police, workers, etc who pass through the place at regular intervals.

    Just a thought.

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  5. slogger

    slogger Been here awhile

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    I’ve left it there for 3 days on several occasions.

    I actually called the station and they were helpful. You might do the same. It’s not secure but it’s behind the station. I used to park in the Vons parking lot and this new arrangement seems a little better.
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    larryboy Stable genius.

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    $5 a night at the little RV park by the visitor center in Big Pine.
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  8. MoikonaBoik

    MoikonaBoik Subway Fugitive

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    Great feedback, thanks to all for these suggestions. Browns should be ideal if they will allow me to recover the tow vehicle after the CG closes on 10/31 - waiting to hear confirmation on that.
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