The Best Camping in Lone Pine

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Top camping spots in and near Lone Pine

  • Lone Pine, California

    Rock Climb the Candy Store

    The Candy Store is a group of boulders and small spires with around 30 climbing routes ranging from 5.6 to 5.11. The majority are trad routes with a significant portion toprope and a couple of sport. The major features/boulders are: First BoulderThe GumdropLollipop BoulderRock Candy TowerSecond B...
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  • Inyo County, California

    Camp in the Alabama Hills

    5.0
    The Alabama Hills Recreation Area is a area owned by BLM and open to the public. Camping is free and you can say for a max of 14 days.The are has 100+ open desert sites that are shadowed by some of the tallest peaks in the Sierra Nevada range. And if that wasn't enough, the area was the backdrop ...
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  • Lone Pine, California

    Camp at Tuttle Creek Campground

    5.0
    Tuttle Creek Campground is a beautiful place to camp during any time of year. The campground offers uninterrupted breath taking views of the entire Eastern Sierra Nevada and Owens Valleys. Whether you are looking for a place to crash for the night while traveling down the 395, rock climbing in th...
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  • Inyo County, California

    Camp at Lone Pine Campground

    4.0
    The Lone Pine Campground is located 6 miles west of Lone Pine California, and 7 miles east of Mt Whitney Portal. The campsite is nestled next to Lone Pine Creek, which is the perfect place to fish for Sierra Nevada trout. The campground sits at 6,000 feet and in clear view of Mt. Whitney, the hig...
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  • Inyo County, California

    Scramble up Mt. Muir

    5.0
    18.5 mi / 6200 ft gain
    From the Whitney Trail - beyond trail crest - you will see a big cairn (right side). If you make it to the first "window of Mt. Whitney" you have gone too far. The cairn marks the start of an class 2 use trail up to the Mt. Muir headwall.The headwall is a fun climb with good handholds and has lit...
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  • Inyo County, California

    Winter Summit Mt. Whitney

    22 mi / 6500 ft gain
    Day 1: We arrived at the Lone Pine Visitors Center at the intersection of HWY 395 and HWY 136 just south of Lone Pine, CA. We issued ourselves our overnight permits to climb Mt. Whitney and picked up our Wag Bags. You can self issue yourself the free permit Nov. 2 through Apr 30. Climbing during ...
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  • Inyo County, California

    PCT: CA Section H - Crabtree Meadow to Tuolumne Meadow

    197.53 mi / 38822 ft gain
    PCT: CA Section H - Crabtree Meadow to Tuolumne Meadow is a point-to-point trail where you may see wildflowers located near Lone Pine, California.
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  • Lone Pine, California

    Cottonwood Lakes Trail

    16.3 mi / 2523 ft gain
    Cottonwood Lakes Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Lone Pine, California.
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  • Inyo County, California

    Backpack Mount Langley

    5.0
    21 mi / 4000 ft gain
    Mt. Langley sits four hours north of Los Angeles and is one of the easier 14ers to bag in California. Mt. Whitney absorbs most of the foot traffic, so enjoy the relative quiet and seclusion.The trailhead starts at Horseshoe Meadows/Cottonwood Lakes Trailhead Campgrounds and meanders for 7.5 miles...
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  • Lone Pine, California

    Horseshoe Meadow to the Kern River

    39.24 mi / 5141 ft gain
    Horseshoe Meadow to the Kern River Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Lone Pine, California.
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  • Lone Pine, California

    Cottonwood Pass / New Army Pass Loop

    22.85 mi / 3655 ft gain
    Cottonwood Pass / New Army Pass Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Lone Pine, California.
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  • Lone Pine, California

    Horseshoe Meadow to Haiwee Creek

    41.63 mi / 2638 ft gain
    Horseshoe Meadow to Haiwee Creek Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Death Valley, California.
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  • Lone Pine, California

    John Muir Trail: Horseshoe Meadow to Happy Isles

    230.11 mi / 42156 ft gain
    John Muir Trail: Horseshoe Meadow to Happy Isles is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Lone Pine, California.
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  • Lone Pine, California

    Horseshoe Meadow Trailhead to Onion Valley Trailhead

    48.87 mi / 9564 ft gain
    Horseshoe Meadow Trailhead to Onion Valley Trailhead is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Lone Pine, California.
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  • Lone Pine, California

    Horseshoe Meadows, Pacific Crest Trail, High Sierra Trail, Golden Trout Loop

    65.32 mi / 8750 ft gain
    Horseshoe Meadows, Pacific Crest Trail, High Sierra Trail, Golden Trout Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Lone Pine, California.
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  • Independence, California

    South Lake via John Muir Trail

    79.36 mi / 21716 ft gain
    South Lake via John Muir Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Independence, California.
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