Big Pine

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in Chambers | 0 comments

It’s the other side of California. Flanked between the Eastern Sierra Nevada and the White Mountains, Big Pine is the gateway to outdoor recreation in Inyo County. Here you can access the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, home to the planet’s oldest living trees; Palisade Glacier, the southernmost glacier in the western hemisphere; and miles of mountain biking and backpacking trails. For more info, visit Big Pine Chamber of Commerce. White...

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Alabama Hills

Posted by on Jan 24, 2013 in Places of Interest | 0 comments

ALABAMA HILLS  –  MOVIE FLAT Bizarrely-shaped boulders and pinnacles of stone; behind them the snow-capped peaks of the High Sierra — no wonder the Alabama Hills have been the setting for hundreds of films — depicting deserts of the Old West, the Far East, and even distant galaxies! in the Alabama Hills, along with dozens of TV shows, movie serials and car commercials. Go to the right of the marker onto the graded dirt road, which soon...

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Mary Austin

Posted by on Jan 24, 2013 in Places of Interest | 0 comments

Mary Austin lived and wrote from her home in Independence, California. Her book, Land of Little Rain, has been hailed as the most magnificent description of California desert ever printed.

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Lone Pine

Posted by on Jan 4, 2013 in Inyo County Destinations |

It’s extremely different. The portal to both Death Valley and Mount Whitney. PausePlayPlayPrev|Next 123left right Upon approach to Lone Pine, named for a towering pine that stood over the town in the 1800s, views of Mt. Whitney’s 14,496-foot summit steal the show. Beyond Lone Pine’s city center is the Whitney Portal Trail that leads to the summit of Mt. Whitney, the tallest mountain in the continental U.S. For more info, visit Lone Pine Chamber...

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Independence

Posted by on Jan 4, 2013 in Inyo County Destinations |

It’s how life should be. Much of Inyo County’s human history is linked to Independence, the county seat since 1866. PausePlayPlayPrev|Next 12left right Here you’ll find attractions that tell the stories of discovery, determination, spirit, and survival in Inyo County. Independence Chamber of Commerce PO Box 397 Independence, California 93526 (760) 878-0084 Inyo National Forest Get a Permit! Maps & Information Independence has been Inyo...

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