The bristlecone pine trees of Great Basin National Park are some of the oldest known trees in existence. These high-altitude, gnarly trees have been dated to more the 4,900 years old. From the Wheeler Peek campground at over 10,000 feet in elevation, there is an easy, 3-mile round trip, hike to the tree grove. My four year old managed the trek and, if it hadn’t rained on us the entire way back, it would have been a perfect adventure for him.
I think the trees are extremely beautiful. Let me know in the comments if you agree.