Whitney Portal

Length: 3.90 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Camping
Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: Rural, Lone Pine Campground, Whitney Portal Road.
States: California
Counties: Inyo
Latitude: 36.589   Longitude: -118.2348

From Lone Pine on Hwy 395 take Whitney Portal road 12 miles to Whitney Portal (or in 8 miles to Lone Pine campground)


Trail connects the Mt. Whitney Trailhead (8,300ft) to Lone Pine campground at bottom of canyon (5,800 ft)

Additional Details

Width: 30 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 1979

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Martin Hornick
Forest Trail Coordinator
Inyo National Forest
873 North Main St.
Bishop , CA 93514
(760) 873-2461



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