Area Information
Big Pine is located approximately 15 miles (24 km) south-southeast of Bishop, at an elevation of 3,989 feet (1,216 m). The population of Big Pine is approximately 2,000 people.  To the East, CA route 168 crosses the White Mountains over Westgard Pass to the basin and range province of Nevada, while Death Valley Road leads to Death Valley.  North from Westgaard Pass lies the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, home to the oldest trees in the world.  To the West, Glacier Lodge Road leads high up Big Pine Creek into the Sierra, to lakes, hiking trails, fishing, and rock climbing underneath the Palisades Range and the Palisade Glacier.

The Big Pine post office first opened in 1870, Big Pine has a significant geologic feature (an earthquake scarp) related to the 1872 Lone Pine earthquake.  In 1958, the Owens Valley Radio Observatory was established just north of Big Pine.  Matt Williams, a professional baseball player and manager, lived there for part of his life. Hollywood character actor Elisha Cook, Jr., known for such classic films as The Maltese Falcon and Shane, had a home in Big Pine and died here in 1995.

Surrounded by beautiful mountains, clean air, and small town life-style, Big Pine is a perfect place to call home.  If you have any questions or are interested in buying or selling real estate in Big Pine California, please call me at (760) 938-3340 or drop me an email.  I'll be happy to answer any questions you might have, and help you will all your real estate needs!