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Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

White Mountain Rd, Bishop, CA 93514, USA

1 Day Treks
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About Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

The Methuselah Grove in the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest is the location of the "Methuselah", a Great Basin bristlecone pine that is 4,851 years old. It is considered to be the world's oldest known and confirmed living non-clonal organism. The Methuselah Grove trail includes the side valley of the Methuselah Grove where the oldest tree lives


Attractions near Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

Manzanar73.21km from Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

World War II American concentration camp where more than 120,000 Japanese Americans were incarcerated.

Ubehebe Craters76.85km from Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

A volcanic field in northern Death Valley, consisting of 14-16 craters in a 3-square-kilometre (1.2 sq mi) area. The Ubehebe Craters are associated with a fault system that runs across them, all formed in a single phreatomagmatic eruption episode about 2,100 years ago.

Mount Whitney90.28km from Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

with an elevation of 14,505 feet (4,421 m), it is the tallest mountain in the contiguous United States. The mountain is partially dome-shaped, with jagged ridges extending to the sides.

Nelder Grove124.54km from Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

A Giant sequoia grove located in the western Sierra Nevada within the Sierra National Forest, in Madera County, California. It contains a number of sequoia stumps, remaining from when the grove's ancient trees were logged in the late 1870s to 1890s.

Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes127.6km from Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

Mountain-fringed sand dunes reaching 100 ft. A prime spot for sand-boarding.

Harmony Borax Works153.45km from Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

An abandoned borax mine. They became famous through the use of large twenty-mule teams and double wagons which hauled borax through the long overland route to the closest railroad in Mojave, California.

Where is Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

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Almost one-half of Inyo Country is within Death Valley National Park. With a population density of 1.8 people per square mile, it also has the second-lowest population density in California, after Alpine County.