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Where is Mount Whitney National Park?

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While parts of Mount Whitney are in Sequoia National Park, the John Muir Trail and Inyo National Forest, there is no Mount Whitney National Park. Mount Whitney is a mountain on the border of Inyo and Tulare counties in California, on the east side of the Great Western Divide.

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Where is Mount Whitney National Park?
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Mount Whitney is the tallest mountain in the lower 48 U.S. states. Anyone wishing to climb the mountain or enter the Mount Whitney zone needs a permit from the U.S. National Park Service.

Due to its location, Mount Whitney is difficult to reach. The best way to reach it, according to the National Park Service, is a 10.7-mile trail from Whitney Portal, which is 13 miles west of Lone Pine.

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