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Portuguese Joe Campground California

Portuguese Joe Overview

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Portuguese Joe campground (formerly known as Portagee Joe) is a small Inyo county campground with 20 single-family campsites located along a creek and near the Alabama Hills at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountains. Campsites can accommodate tents, trailers and RVs (up to 40 feet). Each site also has a table, fire ring and grate. Campground amenities include drinking water and vault toilets.

Portuguese Joe – Area Recreation

This is a popular area to fish four trout in the creek and enjoy spectacular star-filled skies at night. Other outdoor recreation includes hiking, mountain biking, OHVing, picnicking, horseback riding and wildlife viewing.  The town of Lone Pine is nearby, with shops, restaurants and the Lone Pine Museum of Western Film.  The Manzanar Japanese Internment Camp is also 10 miles to the South.

Other campgrounds in the area include Tuttle Creek, Lone Pine and Whitney Portal. Whitney Portal is also located at the trailhead to climb Mt. Whitney.

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  • BBQ Grills
  • Campsite Tables
  • Drinking Water
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Grills
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms (Vault Toilets)
  • Backpacking
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Creek
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Historic Sites
  • Horseback riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • OHVing
  • OTV Trails/Riding
  • Photography
  • Stargazing
  • Walking Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing
Tuttle Creek Road
Lone Pine, California 93545
760 873-5573
Lat / Long:

36.59993, -118.07154

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Best Campsites

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

Campsite Types
  • Cabin
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer

Year Round



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