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Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

About 25 miles east of Big Pine, in Inyo National Forest, you’ll find the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest.

 

This is a great destination for some photos of these amazingly old pine trees. Photos during daylight hours with starburst sun showing through gnarled, twisted branches, or night photos showing the galaxy and/or star trails are stunning. Sunrise and sunsets with clouds in the background are other possibilities.

 

Remember before you start: full tank of gas, water, warm clothing.

A link to a good website with much more information on the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest is   HERE  

 

A USDA Forest Service map is   HERE  

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