Lone Pine Campground

Area Status: Closed
Entrance to Lone Pine Campground. Mt. Whitney is in the background.

Closed for road repair. Expected opening August 1, 2024.

Located six miles west of the town of Lone Pine, California this campground is seven miles by road from the popular Whitney Portal Recreation Area.  The Whitney Portal National Recreation Trail begins at west end of the campground. Other popular activities near the campground include hiking, exploring the Alabama Hills movie history, and fishing nearby streams. Firewood for sale at the campground.

Sites up to 40 feet long. 42 Single campsites, 1 Double site, and 1 Walkin Group site.
Some sites may be available first come, first serve.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed for road repair. Anticipated opening date: July 17
Reservations: www.recreation.gov  1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777)
Fees: Standard sites $37.00 per night. Group site $80.00 per night.
Restrictions: Active bear area, bear boxes are provided and must be used (typical bear box size 48" x 30" x 36").
Closest Towns: Lone Pine, CA (full service, hospital)
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Eastern Sierra Interagency Visitor Center, Lone Pine, CA, 760-876-6200

General Information

Directions: Located on Whitney Portal Road, six miles west of the town of Lone Pine, California.

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5,800 feet