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Big Pine, California
Big Pine California is a small town along State Highway 395 between Independence and Bishop. Big Pine is the gateway to the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest in the White Mountains and the Eureka Dunes in the extreme north end of Death Valley National Park. There is fishing in the nearby Owens River as well numerous lakes doting the region. Big Pine is also known as the home to the Palisades, 6 peaks in the Sierra Nevada Crest rising over 14,000 feet in elevation. Below the peaks is the largest glacier in California, the Palisades Glacier. Of the countless trails in the region, many climb to over 6,000 ft.
Map of Big Pine
Old Hwy. 395/ Aberdeen/Fish SpringsThis easy route takes you less than a mile from today's Hwy. 395 but more than a century into the past. ...
Big Pine CanyonWitness the work of the ice age on this route into the glacier-carved High Sierra. ...
(people per square land mile)
Housing Units: 840
Land Area: 251.53 sq. mi.
Water Area: 0 sq. mi.
Zip code: 93513