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Whitney Portal

Whitney Portal, California
26 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Overview

Whitney Portal Campground is in a prime location within the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains - at the base of Mt. Whitney, the highest peak in the continental United States.

With hiking trails to Mt. Whitney and the John Muir Wilderness less than a mile away, the campground is a…

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Location

Whitney Portal is located in California

Detail location of campground

Directions

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.

Coordinates

36.58986121 N
118.22977775 W

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabin
  • Yurts
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • WiFi
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly

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26 Reviews

Katie T.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 24, 2022

Magical spot, Gorgeous

The trees against the rocks and blue sky is gorgeous every time you look up. Very cool campsites nestled into the raw nature. We loved it. Didn’t see any bears, used the bear locker and trash cans on site.

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Month of VisitJuly
Gabby G.
Reviewed Jul. 27, 2021

Amazing

By far the best campground I've been too.

I was on campsite 044. Really secluded surrounded by trees, close to bathroom and water faucet. The bathrooms are clean and have toilet paper. Right next to a river, where the sound relaxes you. Flat ground for the tent and in no sight of other campers.…

  • Fire ring and a stove right next to it
  • surrounded by trees
  • right next to the river
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Site044
Month of VisitAugust
Esther Y.
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2021

Great access

Camped here in spring when it first opened for the season. COLD and snow flurries, but still such a memorable and great experience. Most sites seem to be well spaced out and good amount of privacy. Lots of sites are along the stream. Great access to Mt Whitney trailhead. Hiked to Lone Pine Lake…

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Month of VisitMay

Location

Whitney Portal is located in California

Detail location of campground

Directions

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.

Coordinates

36.58986121 N
118.22977775 W

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