• Giant Sequoia Trees

    Sequoia & Kings Canyon

    National Parks California

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  • The Generals Highway "Road Between the Parks" is OPEN

    The section of road between Lodgepole (Sequoia) and Grant Grove (Kings Canyon) will close with the first significant snowstorm after Jan. 6, 2014, and is expected to remain closed through Apr. 15, 2014. Call 559-565-3341 (press 1, 1) for 24-hour status.

  • Be Prepared! Tire Chains or Cables May Be Required in the Parks at Any Time

    All vehicles must carry chains or cables when entering a chain-restricted area. It's the law (CA Vehicle Code, Section 605, Sections 27450-27503). Road conditions may change often. For road conditions, call 559-565-3341 (press 1, 1). More »

  • You May Have Trouble Calling Us

    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 »

  • 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 »

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?

Copper Creek Valley.

The mid-elevation Sierra coniferous forest supports a remarkable diversity of tree species. Here ponderosa pine, incense-cedar, white fir, sugar pine, and scattered groves of giant sequoia intermix, forming one of the most extensive stands of old-growth coniferous forest remaining in the world. More...