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National forest area extending 165 miles along the California/Nevada...

National forest area extending 165 miles along the California/Nevada border and includes 1.9 million acres of lakes, meadows, winding streams, and rugged Sierra Nevada peaks with elevations ranging from 4,000 to 14,495 feet.

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Grandview Campground at Bristlecone Pine Forest in White Mountains

This is a wonderful campground if you love the night sky and the sound of the wind in the trees, and are OK with a no-frills camping situation. There is no water, I mean NO water... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2016
Groveland, California

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Groveland, California
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247 reviews
130 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This is a wonderful campground if you love the night sky and the sound of the wind in the trees, and are OK with a no-frills camping situation. There is no water, I mean NO water less than an hour drive away. Ditto for any sort of food or supplies, Bishop is the closest source of anything. Come early to... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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18 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Nothing gives you better historical perspective about our petty human concerns than visiting a forest of 4000-year-old trees. Older than Christianity, Islam, and almost older than Judaism. These trees have endured longer than all of that. It is a testament to the endurance of nature, despite our best efforts to destroy it. Go, hug a really old tree. It will... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Worth a photo stop if you are passing that way we stopped for pictures we had nice views as the weather was hot and clear

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Tempe, Arizona, United States
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22 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

This is actually a dying Lake. Of course, it won't be fully gone for some time but it will cease to exist one day.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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512 reviews
160 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Down from Mammoth Ski Area is a sign that says Inyo Earthquake Fault. Being a little adventurous, we decided to check it out. It's a parking lot, and a walk down a hill to see, but the fault goes down incredibly deep from what you can see from the edge. There are trees growing out of the fault and the... More 

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San Rafael, California
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105 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

We entered on Sunday through Shepards Pass, spent a week tromping all over the High Sierras, and saw some of the prettiest views in our country! If you're into backpacking, this is a must location! Pristine Alpine lakes, rushing streams, and majestic peaks, this area has it all. Weather kept us from summiting Whitney this year, but we did Tindal... More 

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Anything over a 20' trailer will not be able to maneuver a 90 degree turn in the road flanked by clumps of very large pine trees and will be forced to back out through another pair of close-together pine trees. I booked on recreation.gov and several sites had warnings about being "too steep to level an rv" and "no shade",... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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635 reviews
310 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 460 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Our 2nd campground on our five week trip. We were recommended this area by a very helpful guy online when we knew Yosemite would be impossible on the Labor Day weekend. Note the Rock Creek Rd is undergoing an upgrade and was very bumpy and most gravel, due to continue into 2015. There are several campgrounds run by the NFS... More 

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Cool, California
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54 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2014

These are quite young in geologic time. They were formed by volcanic steam explosions approximately 1350 AD. They are only a few miles outside of Mammoth Lakes on the scenic loop. After turning onto the dirt road and following the signs, park by the vault toilet. The first two of the craters are a 5-7 minute hike up the trail.... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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156 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2014

Part of this forest is located within 22 miles of Bishop (itself a nice place to spend 1-2 days) and well worth the trip. You travel to elevations of 7000 feet or higher and the setting is superb. Not quite in the same league as Lassen Volcanic National Park or Yosemite, it is still a great place to visit with... More 

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