Whitney Portal is located in the eastern Sierra, 13 miles west of Lone Pine, CA. This campground is adjacent to Whitney Creek. Roads are paved. Restrooms are provided. Firewood is available for sale. Small store with showers nearby. Popular activities include hiking and fishing. Whitney Portal is 1/2 mile from Mt. Whitney, Meysan Lake, National Recreation trailheads.
Reservations must be made at least 5 days in advance. Mt. Whitney hiking permits required. High bear activity; bear boxes will be provided and supplies must fit the size of the bear box- 18" high, 18" deep, and 50" long. Each site must comply with this or there will be a fine up to $150. No RV dump station. No filling of holding tanks from water hydrants. No refunds are given for bad weather. No motorhomes, trailers, buses, or campers are allowed in the parking lot. If people have these conveniences they must reserve a family unit. Showers are located nearby for a fee. Customer must check in with host upon arrival. Check in with host upon arrival. Pets must be leashed. Maximum of 2 vehicles per site.
Directions: Whitney Portal is 13 miles west of Lone Pine on Whitney Portal Road.
Normal Services Available:
Early May/2003 through 10-12/2003 .