Lone Pine

Lone Pine

The Lone Pine location is in Lone Pine, California
93545. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Lone Pine facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Address
Inyo National Forest

Lone Pine
California
93545

Phone number
760-937-6070

Email

Campground information Lone Pine, California

Overview

Lone Pine Campground is located near the base of Mt. Whitney, the highest peak in the continental United States, offering unparalleled views of the mountain and surrounding peaks of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

An abundance of fishing and hiking opportunities can be found both in and around Lone Pine.

Recreation

Hikers are drawn to the majestic scenery and challenging trails of the Whitney Portal area. Trails lead to the John Muir Wilderness, including Mt. Whitney, and Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. The Mt. Whitney trailhead is just 7 miles away.

The less challenging National Recreation Trail connects Lone Pine Campground to Whitney Portal and its picnic area and fishing pond.

The eastern Sierras are also known for exceptional trout fishing, and anglers can access Lone Pine Creek and a nearby pond.

Facilities

Lone Pine is especially popular for RV camping. There are also a few tent-only sites and one tent-only group site that can accommodate up to 15 guests. Campsites are arranged around a single loop and have little to no shade or privacy due to the desert landscape.

Firewood is available for purchase on-site, and showers are located 8 miles west of the campground at the Portal Store.

Natural Features

The campground is nestled in sagebrush alongside Lone Pine Creek. At an elevation of 6,000 feet, the location offers clear views of surrounding granite peaks. Desert wildflowers add brilliant colors to the landscape in spring.

The area is home to abundant wildlife, including black bear, mountain lions, mule deer, pine martin, pika and many species of fish and birds. This campground is especially prone to bear activity.

Nearby Attractions

Campers can enter the John Muir Wilderness, a land of lofty snow-capped mountains, deep canyons and vast expanses of glacially carved terrain, via nearby trails. Mt. Whitney is within the wilderness area and entry is available by lottery for experienced hikers.

Frequently Asked Questions About Inyo National Forest Lone Pine, CA

How do I make a reservation with Lone Pine?

To make reservations at Lone Pine, you can call the office at 760-937-6070.

Where is Lone Pine located?

The Lone Pine is located at Inyo National Forest in Lone Pine,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Lone Pine have tent or RV camping?

Lone Pine offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 760-937-6070 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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