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Tuttle Creek Campground

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avatar Tuttle Creek Campground
May 16, 2010 11:30PM
Tuttle will remain open all year. Fee: $5.00/night/site. Maximum Stay Limit is 14 days. Long Term Visitor Area permits will not be accepted for Tuttle during the winter season. They will only be issued for the spring/summer/fall (first Saturday in March through November 1st) season.
  • Long Term Visitor Area (LTVA) Permits available, if you wish to stay past the maximum stay limit (summer season only). Inquire at White Mountain Ranger Station in Bishop or Interagency Visitor Center in Lone Pine.
  • No potable water
  • First come first serve, Campground capacity - 688 people
  • 85 RV/ tent sites available first Saturday in March through November 1st. 9 pit toilets. No electrical hook-ups.
  • 27 sites available for the winter season, November 1st to first Saturday in March.
  • Picnic tables and campfire rings/stands (Bring own firewood or purchase).
  • Horses are not prohibited, but not encouraged.
Elevation - 5,120 ft. Campground is shadowed by some of the most impressive peaks in the Sierra Nevada Range: Mt. Whitney, Lone Pine Peak and Mt. Williamson rise to the west of the campground. To the east is the Alabama Hills with its famous movie history. Beyond the Alabama Hills is the Owens Valley and Inyo Mountains Range. Camping is good throughout the season with plenty of opportunities for exploring, hiking, sightseeing. Closest amenities (groceries, gas) are in Lone Pine (4.5 miles).

Directions: From Hwy 395, drive 3.5 miles west of Lone Pine on Whitney Portal Road, then 1.5 miles south on Horseshoe Meadow Road. Follow signs to campground.


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