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Forest in Bridgeport

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest

At 6.3 million acres, this is the largest national forest in the lower 48 states. Most of it is in Nevada, with a small portion around Bridgeport in California.
Italian in Bridgeport

Virginia Creek Settlement Restaurant

Aligned with the hotel's Old West theme, this small, casual restaurant is the best place to eat in town. It's decorated country-style, with vintage photos, and serves up hearty portions. Pizza, pasta, lasagna and bi…
Deli in Bridgeport

Albert’s Meat Market & Deli

Choose your meat (turkey, ham, roast beef or pastrami), then your cheese (swiss, cheddar, pepper jack, or provolone) then your bread (French roll, rye, sourdough or wheat), then your toppings (mayo, mustard, lettuce…
American in Bridgeport

Bridgeport Inn Restaurant

Stop in at the country-kitchen dining room of this whitewashed 1877 building for burgers, pot roast, steaks and seafood, and a dip into its modest wine list. Watch the world stream by from a classic soda-fountain st…
Historic Building in Bridgeport

Mono County Courthouse

The gavel has been dropped since 1880 at this courthouse, an all-white Italianate dreamboat surrounded by a gracious lawn and a wrought-iron fence. On the street behind it, look for the Old County Jail, a spartan fa…
Grill in Bridgeport

Rhino's Bar & Grille

All-American bar with flags, patches, license plates and beer pumps decorating the walls and ceilings. Typical bar food includes breakfasts, sandwiches and burgers (the Rhino Burger comes with bacon, cheese and nitr…
Bakery in Bridgeport

High Sierra Bakery

With a wooden facade that could be straight out of a Wild West town, this family-owned bakery prepares handmade donuts, croissants, scones and breads daily. Plus they serve espresso drinks, salads and sandwiches.
Market in Bridgeport

General Store Market & Deli

The place to stock up on groceries, camping and fishing supplies. Also sells liquor, books and souvenirs, plus has a deli serving sandwiches ($9 each) in the back.
Museum in Bridgeport

Mono County Museum

In an 1880 schoolhouse, this museum has mining artifacts on display from all the local ghost towns, plus a room of fine Paiute baskets. Only open during summer.