Big Pine Resort Cottages
On Route 395 Attractions
Over 8,800 years ago people inhabited the Owens Valley and Volcanic Tablelands just north of Bishop and east of Chalfant. This ancient culture carved petroglyphs symbols that are still visible to visitors today
The Palisades Glacier looms over Big Pine as the third tallest peak in the Sierra Crest. The Glacier has been active for thousands of years and helps feed the beautiful Big Pine Lakes made famous by Norman Clyde
Mt. Whitney is the tallest peak in the contiguous United States towering over the Owens Valley at 14,505 ft. Just below Whitney are the Alabama Hills which are famous for their formation and use in countless Hollywood films
The Ancient Bristlecone Forest is located in the White Mountains to the east of the Owens Valley. The forest is home to the oldest trees in the world highlighted by the "Methusaleh" tree dated at 4,750 years old
When it comes to trout fishing the Eastern Sierra is second to none. Whether your looking to fly fish or just relax on the shores of a scenic lake the Eastern Sierra has it! The Owens River provides excellent year round fishing and the spring, summer, and fall months bring the opportunity to fish hundreds of alpine lakes and streams.
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If your looking to do some quality rock climbing the Eastern Sierra has several world class climbing destinations for you.The famous Buttermilks, located just north of Big Pine in Bishop, the Owens Valley Gorge and the Sierra crest offer numerous options for excellent climbs. If you want to latch on a boulder or climb the face of the crest for breathtaking views its here!
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If you enjoy mountain biking, horse back rides, kayaking or canoes, taking scenic photographs, or just taking in nature the Eastern Sierra is the place to be. Check out this page to discover other activities the Eastern Sierra has to offer for your stay.
The Eastern Sierra is home to hundreds of miles of breath taking hiking trails and back pack trails. With access points to so many destinations such as the Big Pine Creek, John Muir Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, Mt. Whitney, Bishop Creek, Ancient Bristlecone Forest, Mammoth Lakes Basin, and east side Yosemite entrance the Eastern Sierra is the place to plan your next adventure.