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CALIFORNIA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
ANCIENT BRISTLECONE PINE FOREST
GRANDVIEW CAMPGROUND
INYO NATIONAL FOREST
LATITUDE: N 3620.014
LONGITUDE: W 11811.238
(GPS from Grandview Campground)
Dispersed and Primitive Camping

Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest
Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

Bristlecone Pine trees are the oldest known
living things on earth at over 5000 years.

White Mountain Road
White Mountain Road

Views
Incredible views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains

View from Grandview Campground
View from Grandview Campground

Bristlecone Pine Tree
Bristlecone Pine Tree

Bristlecone Pine Tree
Bristlecone Pine Tree


View of Sierra Nevada Mountains
White Mountain Road near Schulman Grove

Amazing views as you are standing upon
mountain tops at elevations over 10,000'
with the rugged Sierra Nevada Mountains
as a backdrop.

Road 4S01 Bristlecone Pine
Road#4S01 Bristlecone Pine

White Mountain Road
White Mountain Road

Grandview Campground
Grandview Campground

Grandview Campground
Grandview Campground

Grandview Campground
Grandview Campground

Grandview Campground
Grandview Campground

GRANDVIEW CAMPGROUND
Grand View is an established campground
Picnic tables, metal firerings, and outhouses.
There is a $3 recommended donation.
LATITUDE: N 3620.014
LONGITUDE: W 11811.238
Elevation: 8515'

Grandview Campground Donations
Grandview Campground Donations

We make a donation without reservation.
There are no names or personal information,
just put the money in the provided envelopes
and drop into the receptacle.

Campground Limit 14 Days
Campground Limit 14 Days

Bristlecone Pines
Bristlecone Pine trees are the oldest known
living things on earth at over 5000 years.

Sierra Vista Viewpoint
Sierra Vista Overlook

Sierra Vista Viewpoint
Sierra Vista Overlook

SIERRA VIEW OVERLOOK
Views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains
(Some of the most rugged peaks in
the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range)

SCHULMAN GROVE
Information center and trailheads.
Fee Area... $2.50

Patriarch Grove
Patriarch Grove

Patriarch Grove Parking Area
Patriarch Grove Parking Area

Patriarch Grove Parking Area
Patriarch Grove Parking Area

PATRIARCH GROVE
Continue past Schulman Grove on
Road#4S01. The pavement ends and
the road surface is rough. There are
views and unique landscapes. Patriarch
Grove has a parking area and outhouse.
Elevations above 11,000'

Road#4S01
Road#4S01 towards Patriarch Grove

Road#4S01
Road#4S01

Road#4S01
Road#4S01

Road#4S01
Road#4S01

Road 4S01 Bristlecone Pine
Road#4S01 Bristlecone Pine

Patriarch Grove
Patriarch Grove

Bristlecone Pine Tree
Bristlecone Pine Tree

Bristlecone Pine Tree
Bristlecone Pine Tree

Road towards Patriarch Grove
Road towards Patriarch Grove

Cactus
A few cactus...

Highway 168
Highway 168
Looking west towards Sierra Nevada Mountains

Hwy 168
Hwy.168 towards Bristle Cone Pine Forest

Deep Springs
Hwy.168
Deep Springs Valley Toll Road

Deep Springs
Hwy.168
Deep Springs Valley Toll Road

Deep Springs
Deep Springs
Hwy.168 / Deep Springs Toll Road
N 3714.606
W 11811.595
Elevation: Almost 6000'

Zurich Station
Zurich Station
Hwy.168 about 2 miles east of Big Pine, CA
N 3711.023
W 11815.708
Elevation: 3912'

Zurich Station
Zurich Station

Zurich Station
Historic Plaque at Zurich Station

Owens River
Owens River from Hwy.168
(About a mile east of Big Pine)
N 3710.708
W 11815.946
Elevation: 3905'

Owens Valley Array
Owens Valley Array

Owens Valley Array
Owens Valley Array

DIRECTIONS:
From Bishop California
Take Hwy.395 south to Big Pine
Take Hwy 168 east 12.7 miles
Turn on White Mountain Road
(FS Road#4S01)
Signs mark the direction to
Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest.
Grandview C.G. is about 5 miles

ROAD CONDITIONS
Narrow and sharp curves.
Steep upgrades.
Not plowed for snow in winter months.
Not recommended for large vehicles.
Vehicles limited to existing roads

MILEAGE CHART:
From Hwy.168 and White Mountain Road
Grandview Campground 5 miles
Sierra Viewpoint 8 miles
Schulman Grove 10 miles
Crooked Creek 19 miles
Patriarch Grove 22 miles
Nevada Hwy.95 50 miles
Big Pine 13 miles

Map to Trash Bins
Map to trash cans

Garbage bins at Cedar Flat Group Camp

Showers located in Big Pine. CA.
Buy token at the Mobil Gas Station.
Cost $3.50 for 10 minutes.

Drinking water and garbage dumpsters at
Edith M. Mendenhall Inyo County Park
in Big Pine, CA.

Wireless Internet connections at several
locations in Bishop or Mommoth.

Best Grocery Store in Bishop, CA
is Manor Market on Hwy.168 west
of town. (At the Shell Gas Station)
Much cheaper and fresher produce
than the major food chains...

Weather reports on 93.3FM (Mammoth Lakes)

Mural in Bishop
Mural located in Bishop, CA

Elk on Highway 395
Elk at Wildlife Viewing Area on Hwy.395
Between Big Pine and Independence, CA

BAKER CREEK COUNTY C.G.
Free campground located near Big Pine

Arch Off Whitney Portal Road
Arch Off Whitney Portal Road
Alabama Hills Recreation Area

ARCHES OF ALABAMA HILLS
There are hundreds of natural arches and
windows throughout the Alabama Hills.
Located west from Lone Pine, CA

Chidago Canyon Petroglyphs
Chidago Canyon Petroglyphs

CHIDAGO CANYON PETROGLYPHS
About 20 miles north from Bishop, CA
Including Chidago Petroglyphs, Red Rock
Petroglyphs, Fish Slough Petroglyphs, and
Chalfant Petroglyphs.

ESTABLISHED CAMPGROUNDS:
INYO NATIONAL FOREST
These are campgrounds that charge a fee
See:
Inyo National Forest Information

From the highest point in the contiguous
United States, Mt.Whitney at 14,496' to
the lowest place, Badwater, at nearly 280'
below sea level, extreme landscapes abound,
every road and turn produces something new...

Old house in Keeler California
Old house in Keeler, CA

KEELER, CALIFORNIA
Photos from Keeler, CA
Located on Hwy.136
13 miles east from Lone Pine, CA

Also see: ALABAMA HILLS
Also see:
BAKER CREEK
Also see:
BIG SPRINGS
Also see:
BRECKENRIDGE
Also see:
BUTTERMILK COUNTRY
Also see:
CHIMNEY PEAK
Also see:
COTTONWOOD CANYON
Also see:
CROWLEY LAKE
Also see:
DEADMAN C.G
Also see:
DEATH VALLEY / SALINE
Also see:
DEATH VALLEY / WILDROSE
Also see:
GLASS CREEK
Also see:
GOVERNMENT WASH
Also see:
HARTLEY SPRINGS
Also see:
KIRCH FLAT
Also see:
LAKE ISABELLA
Also see:
PINE CREEK
Also see:
PV PIT CAMPGROUND
Also see:
SALT SPRINGS RESERVOIR
Also see:
SHERMAN PASS ROAD
Also see:
TRONA PINNACLES
Also see:
WAGON WHEEL
Also see:
WALKER PASS

Bristlecone Pines
Bristlecone Pines

CAMPGROUND INDEX

CAMPING RECIPES

CAMPING CHECKLISTS

TOURIST PHOTOS

Camped here July 2, 2005
Camped here Oct. 29, 2006
Camped here Feb.19, 2007
Temperatures were extremely cold...
Because of the high elevation and sub-
zero temperatures, the car battery went
dead from just from playing the radio. It
is a good thing we always carry an extra
battery.
Camped here March 29, 2007
Camped here May xx, 2007

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Free campgrounds and camping
CALIFORNIA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
INYO NATIONAL FOREST
GRANDVIEW CAMPGROUND
ANCIENT BRISTLECONE PINE FOREST