Cobb Mountain is the tallest mountain in the Mayacamas Mountains, California, reaching over 4,720 feet (1,439 m). It is well known for its majestic and breathtaking views and landscape with trees hundreds of years old. Cobb Mountain is a favorite for climbing, hiking and mountaineering enthusiasts.
Why people stay with us year after year
One cannot help but feel a sense of calmness, serenity and even happiness when walking through the Forest of Cobb Mountain. Nature has a magical way to help people destress from their busy city lives and remember what is important: Family and friends.
Sometimes it is difficult for a large family or group to find an affordable and relaxing rustic/outdoor resort to accommodate their loved ones. Whispering Pines Resort is very well suited for groups and welcomes family reunions and celebrations. It is the Authentic Family Resort!
Over the years
1896 - 1930
Howard and Lena Strickler move to Cobb Mountain.
In the early 1900's they began to board visitors with their children including Carl Strickler.
1930 - 1948
Carl married his wife Grace and began to raise a family which included Don. In the 1930's Carl began to build the majority of the cabins as Cobb Mountain became a destination for Bay area residents to come and stay. This was the Start of Whispering Pines Resort. Carl and Grace ran the resort for many years before their son, Don Strickler, took over.
1948 - Late 1980's
After Don Strickler returned from serving in World War II, he and Carl began to build the log cabins in the resort. The logs were harvested from Cobb and hand hued. Carl and Don also hand dug the first swimming pool at Whispering Pines Resort. In the early 1950's Don married Madeline and continued to run the resort with their two children Donna and Steve. Over the years they continued operating and maintaining the resort while making many additions and improvements.
1980's - Present
In the late 1980's Don and Madeline's son, Steve, began to take over the resort with his wife Michaela and their two children.
They continue to make improvements and upgrades to this day.
The Strickler Family plans to continue to operate the resort with the same values and traditions that Whispering Pines Resort was built on from generations past.
We look forward to the future and welcoming you and your family as our guests.
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