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Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

White Mountain Rd, Bishop, CA 93514, USA
| +1 760-873-2400
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The Oldest Living Things in the World Bishop California United States

The Oldest Living Things in the World

This is the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest. At above 10,000 ft., it is a forest comprised of the oldest living things in the world. The Forever Tree, located in the oldest forest in the world. Many of these trees live for 5000 years, and even after dying, can remain for 5000 more years. In other words, it's quite possible that some trees have been standing for as long as 10000 years, long long before Lucille Ball roamed the earth. :D I don't actually know if this tree has a name. I just like the name.

Drive up. Enjoy. Not many people go there. The rangers are very kind. There is camping available if you wish, or you can stay in Bishop or Big Pine.