Bristlecone Pine Scenic Area

Windy Ridge, Alma, CO 80420
Local: 719-836-2031
Region: South Central City: Alma

Overview

Established in 1964 by the USDA Forest Service, the Bristlecone Pine Scenic Area protects an unusual stand of wind-sculpted bristlecone pine trees. Growing at 11,700 feet, some trees are over a thousand years old. Accessible only during the summer months.