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Best Tent Sites Near Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, CA (3)

    Camper-submitted photo from Cold Springs Campground — Sequoia National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Cold Springs Campground — Sequoia National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Cold Springs Campground — Sequoia National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Cold Springs Campground — Sequoia National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Cold Springs Campground — Sequoia National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Cold Springs Campground — Sequoia National Park

    1.

    Cold Springs Campground — Sequoia National Park

    8 Reviews
    18 Photos
    473 Saves
    Three Rivers, California

    Overview

    The Mineral King area features the highest elevation campground in the parks. At 7,500 feet (2280 m), it is only open during the summer months. A narrow, winding, largely unpaved road leads to the area and its two campgrounds. RVs and trailers are not recommended on Mineral King Road and are not permitted in campgrounds. Mineral King is not connected to the rest of Sequoia National Park by roads.__

    Recreation

    Trails to alpine lakes and mountain passes begin nearby.

    Facilities

    Trails to alpine lakes and mountain passes begin nearby.

    Natural Features

    Hikes into the backcountry out of Mineral King will give visitors an ever deeper understanding of the beauty and uniqueness of Sequoia National Park. Hike to alpine lakes and over mountain passes, or climb a peak.

    Nearby Attractions

    There are limited services at Silver City Resort, 2.5 miles (4 km) west of the campground.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (559) 565-4404.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Additional fees will apply for late cancellations If your campsite remains vacant for 24 hours after your arrival date it will be cancelled and made available on rec.gov.___You will be charged for the first night's campsite fee and a $10 cancellation fee, all other fees after that will be refunded. Recreation.gov policies apply to all reservations, cancellations, refunds and date changes. Call (559) 565-4404 if you will be arriving 24 hours after your arrival date so your site won't be cancelled.__

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Tents
    • Trash
    • Firewood Available
    • Drinking Water

    $32 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Canyon View Group Sites — Kings Canyon National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Canyon View Group Sites — Kings Canyon National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Canyon View Group Sites — Kings Canyon National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Canyon View Group Sites — Kings Canyon National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Canyon View Group Sites — Kings Canyon National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Canyon View Group Sites — Kings Canyon National Park

    2.

    Canyon View Group Sites — Kings Canyon National Park

    5 Reviews
    32 Photos
    142 Saves
    Hume, California

    Overview

    Canyon View Group sites are located in Cedar Grove, Kings Canyon National Park, California. Cedar Grove is located on the South Fork of the Kings River at an elevation of 4,600 feet. This is a TENT ONLY Group Campground. No RV's or Trailers allowed.

    Recreation

    Cedar Grove provides some of the best trails in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, especially near Roads End. Nearby the Kings River offers excellent trout fishing. Horseback riding is also available. Expect warm days and cool nights in the area.

    Facilities

    Cedar Grove provides some of the best trails in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, especially near Roads End. Nearby the Kings River offers excellent trout fishing. Horseback riding is also available. Expect warm days and cool nights in the area.

    Natural Features

    The group sites are located in a cedar and ponderosa pine forest at the bottom of the third deepest canyon in the contiguous United States. The Cedar Grove area's glaciated valley features towering cliffs, tumbling waterfalls, and the powerful Kings River, whose canyon gave the park its name. Two prominent rock formations, North Dome at 8,717 feet and Grand Sentinel at 8,518 feet, rise 3,500 feet above the canyon floor. Many species of wildlife inhabit the canyon as well.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (559) 565-3792.

    Nearby Attractions

    Boyden Cave, Hume Lake, Grizzly Falls, Mist Falls, Zumwalt Meadow, Roaring River Falls, Sequoia Groves and numerous hiking trails abound in the area. The Cedar Grove Visitor Center offers ranger-led programs including nature and wildlife presentations as well as ranger-led hikes. The Crystal Caves are about a two and a half hour (72 miles/116 km) from the campground. Reserve tour tickets in advance on Recreation.gov.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Additional fees will apply for late cancellations. For group campsites: All modifications must be made at least 14 days prior to scheduled arrival date to avoid additional fees. For group campsites: All cancellations made within 14 days of the scheduled arrival date are considered late cancellations and will incur the $10.00 service fee and forfeit the first night's use fee. Cancellations for a single night's use will forfeit the entire use fee but no cancellation fee will apply. If your campsite remains vacant for 24 hours after your arrival date it will be cancelled and made available on rec.gov.___You will be charged for the first night's campsite fee and a $10 cancellation fee, all other fees after that will be refunded. Recreation.gov policies apply to all reservations, cancellations, refunds and date changes. Call (559) 565-3792 if you will be arriving 24 hours after your arrival date so your site won't be cancelled.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Yurts

    $50 - $60 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Buckeye Flat Campground — Sequoia National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Buckeye Flat Campground — Sequoia National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Buckeye Flat Campground — Sequoia National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Buckeye Flat Campground — Sequoia National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Buckeye Flat Campground — Sequoia National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Buckeye Flat Campground — Sequoia National Park

    3.

    Buckeye Flat Campground — Sequoia National Park

    4 Reviews
    27 Photos
    162 Saves
    Three Rivers, California

    Overview

    Buckeye Flat Campground is located in Sequoia National Park, in the heart of the Sierra Foothills. The campground sits at an elevation of 2,800 feet, perched above the Middle Fork of the Kaweah River and shaded by a stand of large Live Oaks. For more information and trip planning please see our website at www.nps.gov/seki

    Recreation

    Whether you are visiting the spectacular sequoia trees in the Giant Forest or backpacking into the wilderness of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, Buckeye Campground offers a convenient starting point. Located just six miles from the Ash Mountain Entrance Station, the campground is within a 30-minute drive to countless miles of trails and natural wonders.

    Facilities

    Whether you are visiting the spectacular sequoia trees in the Giant Forest or backpacking into the wilderness of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, Buckeye Campground offers a convenient starting point. Located just six miles from the Ash Mountain Entrance Station, the campground is within a 30-minute drive to countless miles of trails and natural wonders.

    Natural Features

    The Foothills consist of the lower elevations of Sequoia National Park, where the grassy valley floor gives way to granite peaks. Oaks, chaparral and river canyons are plentiful here in an area with more biological diversity than the conifer forests and High Sierra combined. Winters are relatively snow-free and mild; summer is characterized by hot and dry weather. Wildlife is frequently seen in the area, including the American Black Bear, mule deer and bobcats, as well as numerous bird species.

    Nearby Attractions

    Buckeye Flat Campground is located within a 30-minute drive from the Giant Forest, home to the largest trees on Earth. Moro Rock, Crescent Meadow and the Congress Trail are also located in the Giant Forest area, as well as numerous other opportunities for exploration in Sequoia National Park. The Crystal Caves are about a 45 minute drive (16 miles/26 km) from the campground. Reserve tour tickets in advance on Recreation.gov.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Additional fees will apply for late cancellations. All cancellations made between midnight on the day before arrival and check out time on the day after arrival are considered late cancellations and will incur a $10.00 cancellation fee and will also forfeit the first night___s use fee. Cancellations for a single night___s reservation will forfeit the entire use fee but no cancellation fee will apply.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Cabins
    • Tent Cabin

    $22 - $32 / night


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