We just got back from mount whitney today and I had a few minutes to sit down and write a review. The other reviews were right. This place was pretty bare and hot. Not much shade and definitely not much privacy from campsite to campsite. There was a little stream just down the hill from the campsite that we spent some time at and found a great place to relax although the water was freezing! I had to rate the customer service a 3 because I had originally booked the campsite from sunday the 11th to thursday the 15th and paid for it on recreation.gov. Due to some family problems we couldn't make it sunday and called recreation.gov they said there was nothing they could do and call the campsite itself. I did and I tried explaining to the man on the phone we didn't wany a refund for sunday and if we could just arrive on monday. He told us we should have reserved it for monday and should have made sure we could make it before we commit to something, but he said that there could be a possibility that it would be there, but if they needed the space we would be out of luck..even after we paid for the full 4 nights. Luckily it was still open and the only thing that saved the review was the campsite manager there. We was really nice and cool. Also recreation.gov says there is flushing toilets there. There wasn't any near our camp site just a big hole and a toillet placed over it. It was okay, not what we expected but not unusual for camping. Overall not a bad place.