New Bristlecone Visitor Center to open Saturday, September 1st 2012

The Inyo National Forest has completed the long-awaited new visitor center at Schulman Grove in the White Mountains. It’s grand opening takes place Saturday, September 1, 2012. Music by Idle Hands String Band starts at 1pm with the formal christening ceremony beginning at 2:00pm.

The original Schulman Grove Visitor Center was burned to the ground on September 4, 2008 by an arsonist from San Francisco was apprehended when officers noted the strong smell of gasoline coming from his vehicle and found several gas cans in the trunk.

Please check the announcement on the Inyo National Forest website.