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Whitney Portal

Basics
Number of Sites:
47

Amenities

Basic Amenities
  • Drinking Water
  • Vault Toilets
Special Features
  • Fishing
Additional Conveniences
  • Pets Allowed

Details

Season
Open through Thu Oct 31 2013
Location
Getting There:
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
36.58986, -118.22978
36°35'23"N, 118°13'47"W

From U.S. Highway 395 in California, travel to the town of Lone Pine. The campground is 13 miles west of Lone Pine on Whitney Portal Road.

Basic Info
Total Sites:
47
Tent Sites:
12
Hikers are drawn to the majestic scenery and challenging trails of the Whitney Portal recreation area. Nearby trails lead into the John Muir Wilderness and Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

The campground is only 0.5 miles from trailheads to Mt. Whitney, Meysan Lake and other popular destinations. Visitors should be aware that hiking in this area may require a permit.

Visitors can also hike, fish and picnic in the area around the campground. There are numerous lakes, streams and a small pond in the area for trout fishing.

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