Mt. Whitney Ranger District Conditions

April 25, 2019

P.O. Box 8
Lone Pine, CA 93545
Mt. Whitney Ranger District Recreation Page


Mt. Whitney as seen from Alabama Hills

Winter conditions in the Sierra. Please obtain weather forecasts before visiting the high country.

For more information, visit the Eastern Sierra Interagency Visitor Center, which is located one mile south of Lone Pine, CA, at the junction of Highway 395 and State Route 136. It is open 7 days a week from  8:30AM-4:30PM, Closed Holidays.

   

Weather


Lone Pine Weather Sierra Nevada Weather Avalanche Advisory
     

 

 Road Conditions


Road

Status

Comments

Whitney Portal Rd.

Closed

Opening 4/26.

Onion Valley Rd.

Closed

Closed for the winter.

Horseshoe Meadow Rd.

Closed 

Closed for the winter.

Haiwee Pass Rd.

Open

Flood damage

Foothill Rd.

Open

 

Division Creek Rd.

Open

 

Mazourka Cn. Rd.

Open

Side roads damaged by floods.

North Saline Valley Road

Closed

 

 

 

 

Inyo County Road Department

(760) 878-0202

Highway Conditions - California

Highway Conditions - Nevada

 

 

 Campground Status


Campground

Status

Comments

 

Whitney Portal

CLOSED

 

 

Whitney Portal Trailhead

CLOSED

 

 

Lone Pine

OPEN

 

 

Horseshoe Meadow

CLOSED 

   

Cottonwood Lakes TH 

CLOSED

   

Upper Grays Meadow

OPEN

 

 

Lower Grays Meadow

OPEN

 

 

Onion Valley

CLOSED

 

 

Diaz Lake (County)

OPEN

 

 

Portagee Joe (County)

OPEN

 

 

Independence Creek (County)

OPEN

 

 

Tuttle Creek (BLM)

OPEN

 

 

Boulder Creek RV Resort (Private)

OPEN

 

 

       

 

Local Information


Lone Pine Chamber of Commerce
Independence Chamber of Commerce
 
 

 

 

 

Recreation Opportunity Guides


Baxter Pass Trail Meysan Lakes Trail Shepherd Pass Trail  
Blackrock Trailhead Mt. Whitney Trail Trail Pass  
Campgrounds - Lone Pine & Independence North Fork Lone Pine Creek Trail Tuttle Creek Trail  
Campgrounds - Horseshoe Meadow Olancha & Haiwee Pass Trails Whitney Portal National Recreation Trail  
Cottonwood Pass / Big Whitney Meadow Trail Robinson Lake Trail    
Cottonwood Lakes / New Army Pass Trail Sawmill Pass Trail    
Kearsarge Pass Trail      


Highlights

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Food Storage Order Exhibit A

Inyo National Forest Wilderness Food Storage Requirements

 



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