Mt. Whitney Ranger District

  

Mount Whitney Zone

The Mt. Whitney Ranger District is the southernmost district in the Inyo National Forest. On its western edge is Mt. Whitney, highest point in the contiguous United States. The district extends from the crest of the Sierra Nevada to the Inyo Mountains.  Recreation activities include hiking, fishing, climbing, horse riding, and more.

Current Conditions for Mt. Whitney Ranger District

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Onion Valley Road, Horseshoe Meadows Road, Whitney Portal Road are closed for the winter.
Information Center: Eastern Sierra Interagency Visitor Center, Lone Pine, CA

General Information

General Notes:

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General Notes:

Campground Guide - Lone Pine and Independence Area (pdf)

Campground Guide - Horseshoe Meadow (pdf)


Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Outdoor Learning

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Picnicking

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Areas & Activities

Highlights

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
80

  Latitude : 
36.741474

  Longitude : 
-118.259192

 

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