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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.

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Map of Big Pine

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General Information:
    Elevation 3990
    Latitude: 37.1363
    Longitude: -118.273355
    Population: 1816
    Density: 7.22
    (people per square land mile)
    Housing Units: 840
    Land Area: 251.53 sq. mi.
    Water Area: 0 sq. mi.
    Zip code: 93513
ecology: wildlife - plants - geography: places - MAPS - map/sat - roads & trails: route 66 - old west - communities - weather - book store
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