Inyo National Forest

Scenic Spots in Inyo Nat'l Forest

Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest and Scenic Byway

The White Mountains are the site of the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, home to the oldest known living trees on Earth. Growing in harsh, high-altitude conditions, some Bristlecones are over 4,600 years old- more than 1,500 years older than the oldest giant sequoia. Schulman Grove features an interpretive site ...

Lee Vining Canyon Scenic Byway

Elevation: 9,945 Feet (3100.1 Meters) Length: 12 Miles (20.0 Kilometers) Highway 120 connects US 395 and the Mono Basin National Forest Scenic Area with the east entrance to Yosemite National Park. This 12 mile route climbs through spectacular and rugged Lee Vining Canyon to Tioga Pass, connecting Great Basin ...

Schulman Grove Scenic Area

Located midway up the Ancient Bristlecone Pine National Scenic Byway to the north of Big Pine, this grove is a designated point of interest and offers picnic grounds and a pair of interpretive nature trails through the grove. Directions Directions from Big Pine: Take State Highway 168 north for approximately 10 ...