The World’s Oldest Trees

With families hitting the vacation road, we pause to admire the Ancient Bristlecone Pines of California's Inyo National Forest.

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The Ancient Bristlecone Pines of California's Inyo National Forest are some of the oldest trees on earth. They're open to the public, weather-depending, through November.
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The Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest is located about an hour from Bishop, California in the White Mountains of the Inyo National Forest.
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Scientists say that some bristlecone pines are over 4,000 years old.
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The visitors center for the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest burned down in 2008, but a new one is set to debut in September 2012.
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Be sure to take in Schulman Grove and Patriarch Grove when hiking about the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest near Bishop.
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The gnarly-branched and majestic bristlecone pines are a must-see for any California road-tripper and tree-lover. That's all of us, right?
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