Get to know the Bristlecone Pine

"The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness." - John Muir


When To Go

  • June through September


Where to see bristlecone pines

  • Wheeler Peak:  Hike from Wheeler Peak Campground to the Bristlecone Pine Interpretive Site located on the glacial moraine below the east face of Wheeler Peak. 
  • Mount Washington:  The largest grove in Great Basin National Park is located on Mount Washington.  Access is difficult.
  • Eagle Peak:  Located near Eagle Peak on a ridge between the Snake Creek and Baker Creek drainages.

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