• Giant Sequoia Trees

    Sequoia & Kings Canyon

    National Parks California

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  • Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Institute Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

    Effective July 28, 2014, the parks are in Stage 2 fire restrictions. See link below for more information. These restrictions will remain in place until further notice. More »

  • Road Construction Delays on Park Roads for 2014 Season

    Expect occasional 15-min. to 1-hour delays in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks beginning Monday, June 2, weekdays only, between 5:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., including delays to/from the General Sherman Tree, Crystal Cave, and Grant Grove. More »

  • Vehicle Length Limits in Sequoia National Park (if Entering/Exiting Hwy 198)

    Planning to see the "Big Trees" in Sequoia National Park? If you enter/exit via Hwy. 198, please pay close attention to vehicle length advisories for your safety and the safety of others. More »

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    We are experiencing technical problems receiving incoming phone calls. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please send us an email to SEKI_Interpretation@nps.gov or check the "More" link for trip-planning information. More »

Atwell Mill Campground

Some of the opening/closing dates for facilities and visitor services in the parks may change due to weather and/or other circumstances. Please call 559-565-3341 BEFORE you plan to visit.

Atwell Mill Campground is located 19 miles (31 km) from Highway 198 on the Mineral King Road, which turns off in Three Rivers, and 6 miles (10 km) before the end of the road. The campground is situated along the East Fork of the Kaweah River in a once logged sequoia grove.

Region

Mineral King area Sequoia National Park

Elevation

6,650 ft. (2,027 m)

Open

May 21 - October 15, 2014

Reservations

No reservations; first-come, first-serve

Fee

$12/night

Number of sites

21

RV/Trailer length

Tents only

Pets

Permitted (Learn more about pet regulations)

Dump station

No

Groceries, showers

1/2 mile to Silver City (restaurant, gifts, limited supplies and showers, no gasoline)

Accessibility

1 site is suitable for wheelchairs

Ranger Programs

None

Phone

Yes

Restrooms

Pit toilets

Food storage

Large food locker - 47"W x 17"D x 34"H

Water

Water is turned off mid-October

You are required to store food properly in order to protect bears. Learn more about bears and food storage in the parks.

Download the Atwell Mill campground map for a larger, printable image. (PDF)

 
Atwell Mill Campground map, Sequoia National Park.

Did You Know?

Thermometer shows temperature of 100 degrees.

The record high temperature in the foothills of Sequoia National Park is 118 degrees F, reached in July, 2007. Three times in the last decade it has hit 114 degrees. Is this one sign of global warming?