Top Yurt Camping near Sequoia National Forest

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Best Yurt Camping Sites Near Sequoia National Forest, CA (7)

    Camper-submitted photo from Sequoia National Forest Quaking Aspen Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sequoia National Forest Quaking Aspen Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sequoia National Forest Quaking Aspen Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sequoia National Forest Quaking Aspen Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sequoia National Forest Quaking Aspen Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sequoia National Forest Quaking Aspen Campground

    1.

    Sequoia National Forest Quaking Aspen Campground

    8 Reviews
    8 Photos
    28 Saves
    Camp Nelson, California

    Overview

    Quaking Aspen Campground is situated in the Giant Sequoia National Monument near numerous distinctive sequoia groves, including McIntyre Grove and Freeman Creek Grove, at an elevation of 7,000 feet.

    Recreation

    Visitors can explore nearby sequoia groves. Bear Creek Grove has a trail that winds through the Belknap Complex along Bear Creek and the Tule River. The Freeman Creek Grove is also a popular destination. At 1,425 acres, this immense unlogged grove features several large sequoias, including the President George Bush Tree. There is fishing in area streams and the Tule River. For hiking, the Summit Trailhead is 10 miles north of the campground.

    Facilities

    This popular campground includes three small group sites that accommodate up to 12 people per campsite, 30 standard sites, two cabin sites and four tent-only sites. Some sites overlook a meadow. An amphitheater, vault toilets and picnic areas are provided. Please note, there is limited turnaround space in this campground, restricting RVs longer than 26 feet in length.This facility is operated by Rocky Mountain Recreation Company, a division of ExplorUS and comments are welcome; comment forms are available from campground hosts or online.

    Natural Features

    The Sequoia National Forest, located at the southern end of the Sierra Nevada in central California, takes its name from the giant sequoia, the world's largest tree, which grows in more than 30 groves on the Forest's lower slopes. The Forest comprises about 1.1 million acres, and elevations range from about 1,000 to 12,000 feet, creating precipitous canyons and mountain streams with spectacular waterfalls such as Salmon Creek Falls and Grizzly Falls.

    Nearby Attractions

    The Trail of 100 Giants is 10 miles away. Possible day trips include Dome Rock and the Needles rock formation and lookout.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (661) 455-6010.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Cabins

    $58 - $116 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Redwood Meadow
    Camper-submitted photo from Redwood Meadow
    Camper-submitted photo from Redwood Meadow
    Camper-submitted photo from Redwood Meadow
    Camper-submitted photo from Redwood Meadow
    Camper-submitted photo from Redwood Meadow

    2.

    Redwood Meadow

    5 Reviews
    37 Photos
    109 Saves
    Johnsondale, California

    Overview

    Redwood Meadow Campground located within Sequoia National Forest, in the southern portion of Giant Sequoia National Monument. The area is named for the giant sequoia, the world's largest tree, which grows in more than 30 groves on the forest's lower slopes.

    Recreation

    Touring the Sequoia National Monument is the area's most popular activity. Hikers enjoy the Trail of a Hundred Giants as it wanders through the ong Meadow Giant Sequoia Grove. Other points of interest within the sourthern section include the Belknap Grove and the Freeman Grove.

    Facilities

    Touring the Sequoia National Monument is the area's most popular activity. Hikers enjoy the Trail of a Hundred Giants as it wanders through the ong Meadow Giant Sequoia Grove. Other points of interest within the sourthern section include the Belknap Grove and the Freeman Grove.

    Natural Features

    Sequoiia National Forest comprises about 1.1 million acres. Elevations range from about 1,000 to 12,000 feet, creating precipitous canyons and mountain streams with spectacular waterfalls such as Salmon Creek Falls and Grizzly Falls. The campground sits at an evelvation of 6,400 feet, near trails that wind through gian sequoia groves, climb up mountains and meander along wild rivers.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (661) 455-6010.

    Nearby Attractions

    Trail of a Hundred Giants

    • Fires
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Cabins
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $34 - $36 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Camp Three Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Camp Three Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Camp Three Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Camp Three Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Camp Three Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Camp Three Campground

    3.

    Camp Three Campground

    6 Reviews
    32 Photos
    140 Saves
    Kernville, California

    Overview

    Camp Three Campground is set amidst oak and locust trees at an elevation of 2,800 feet on the Upper Kern River, offering countless recreational opportunities for visitors.

    Recreation

    Hiking, fishing, kayaking and rafting are popular activities in the Upper Kern River area.

    Facilities

    The campground consists of 52 paved sites and a group camp that accommodates up to 30 people for friends or family gatherings. Drinking water, vault toilets, and campfire rings are all provided.This facility is operated by Rocky Mountain Recreation Company, a division of ExplorUS and comments are welcome; comment forms are available from campground hosts or online.

    Natural Features

    The Sequoia National Forest, located at the southern end of the Sierra Nevada in central California, takes its name from the giant sequoia, the world's largest tree, which grows in more than 30 groves on the Forest's lower slopes. The Forest comprises about 1.1 million acres, and elevations range from about 1,000 to 12,000 feet, creating precipitous canyons and mountain streams with spectacular waterfalls, such as Salmon Creek Falls near Fairview and Grizzly Falls on the Kings River. Gray pines, scrub oaks, grass and dry climate shrubs cling to steep, canyon walls while cottonwoods and willows line the river's edge.

    Nearby Attractions

    The Cannell Meadow National Recreation Trailhead is just north of Kernville. Day trips include the Sequoia National Park, Trail of a Hundred Giants, and numerous sequoia groves in the Sequoia National Monument. The Giant Sequoia Mercantile offers a wide variety of books, maps, gifts, local art, camping supplies and other merchandise.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (760) 376-1269.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $147 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Whitney Portal
    Camper-submitted photo from Whitney Portal
    Camper-submitted photo from Whitney Portal
    Camper-submitted photo from Whitney Portal
    Camper-submitted photo from Whitney Portal
    Camper-submitted photo from Whitney Portal

    4.

    Whitney Portal

    27 Reviews
    111 Photos
    387 Saves
    Alabama Hills, California

    Overview

    Whitney Portal Campground is in a prime location within the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains - at the base of Mt. Whitney, the highest peak in the continental United States. With hiking trails to Mt. Whitney and the John Muir Wilderness less than a mile away, the campground is a popular home base for hikers, as well as family, RV and tent campers who wish to explore the area's activities and enjoy unparalleled scenery.

    Recreation

    Hikers are drawn to the majestic scenery and challenging trails of the Whitney Portal recreation area. Nearby trails lead into the John Muir Wilderness and Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. The campground is only 0.5 miles from trailheads to Mt. Whitney, Meysan Lake and other popular destinations. Visitors should be aware that hiking in this area may require a permit. Visitors can also hike, fish and picnic in the area around the campground. There are numerous lakes, streams and a small pond in the area for trout fishing.

    Facilities

    Hikers are drawn to the majestic scenery and challenging trails of the Whitney Portal recreation area. Nearby trails lead into the John Muir Wilderness and Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. The campground is only 0.5 miles from trailheads to Mt. Whitney, Meysan Lake and other popular destinations. Visitors should be aware that hiking in this area may require a permit. Visitors can also hike, fish and picnic in the area around the campground. There are numerous lakes, streams and a small pond in the area for trout fishing.

    Natural Features

    The facility is situated in a thick pine forest at an elevation of 8,000 ft. Campers can see striking views of the rugged granite peaks surrounding it. The area is home to abundant wildlife, including black bear, mountain lions, mule deer, pine martin, pika and many species of fish and birds. This campground is especially prone to bear activity.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (602) 726-1102.

    Nearby Attractions

    Campers can enter the John Muir Wilderness, a land of lofty snow-capped mountains, deep canyons and vast expanses of glacially carved terrain, via nearby trails. Mt. Whitney is within the wilderness area and entry is available by lottery for experienced hikers. John Muir Wilderness

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $93 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Headquarters Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Headquarters Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Headquarters Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Headquarters Campground

    5.

    Headquarters Campground

    2 Reviews
    4 Photos
    59 Saves
    Kernville, California

    Overview

    Headquarters Campground is situated along the Kern River, 6 miles north of the town of Kernville. Hiking, fishing, kayaking and rafting are popular activities.

    Recreation

    Hiking, fishing, kayaking and rafting are popular activities in the Upper Kern River area. Click here to learn more about the area, including safety and permitting requirements and a listing of local outfitters.

    Facilities

    Hiking, fishing, kayaking and rafting are popular activities in the Upper Kern River area. Click here to learn more about the area, including safety and permitting requirements and a listing of local outfitters.

    Natural Features

    The campground sits within Sequoia National Forest at an elevation of 2,800 feet in an open area overlooking the Kern Wild and Scenic River. Some sites overlook the river and lie in the shade of oak, juniper and cottonwood trees. Sites sitting further from the river are more open and have little to no shade. Sequoia National Forest, located at the southern end of the Sierra Nevada in central California, is named for the giant sequoia, the world's largest tree, which grows in more than 30 groves on the forest's lower slopes. The forest comprises about 1.1 million acres. Elevations range from about 1,000 to 12,000 feet, creating precipitous canyons and mountain streams with spectacular waterfalls such as Salmon Creek Falls and Grizzly Falls.

    Nearby Attractions

    The Cannell Meadow National Recreation Trail begins just north of Kernville. The trail stretches 11.5 miles as it climbs through mixed pine and fir forest to Cannell Meadow and a historic Forest Service cabin built between 1904 and 1909. Hikers are awarded beautiful views of the Kern River Valley along the trip. Visitors enjoy making day trips to Sequoia National Park and Giant Sequoia National Monument.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (760) 376-1269.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Cabins
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $34 - $36 / night

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      Camper-submitted photo from Kern's River Edge Campground

      7.

      Kern's River Edge Campground

      2 Reviews
      1 Photo
      3 Saves
      Kernville, California

      Our private campground is right on the Kern River and has all of your favorite family camping amenities. Looking for something to do? We have activities for the whole family! Whether you are excited about rafting on the world famous Kern River, cruising the trails on a mountain bike, or just joining us for a quiet weekend of camping and relaxing we welcome you to Mountain and River Adventures.

      Our camp is privately owned and has 37 camp sites, with plenty of elbow room. MRA’s tent camping sites provide access to deluxe restrooms, hot showers, potable drinking water located conveniently throughout camp, picnic tables, and fire pits. Located along the banks of the Kern River, you can enjoy immediate river access for fishing, our horseshoe pits, shuffleboard court, volleyball, or you can just relax in our shady grove after a great day of adventures on the Kern River.

      Our day use area, fondly known as Bud’s Grove is a popular event venue with the Kern River Valley locals. For larger groups, consider renting our group gathering area, Bull Run Pavilion, and granite boulder outdoor amphitheater.

      • Pets
      • Fires
      • Phone Service
      • Reservable
      • ADA Access
      • RVs

      $54 - $250 / night


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