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    Sequoia & Kings Canyon

    National Parks California

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Buckeye Flat 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.

Buckeye Flat campground is located 4 miles (6.5 km) from the Sequoia National Park entrance. The campground is situated on the Middle Fork of the Kaweah River under an open stand of oaks.

Region

Foothills area in Sequoia National Park

Elevation

2,800 ft. (843 m)

Open

April 16 - September 29, 2014

Reservations

New for 2014 camping season!
Reservations available starting Nov. 21, 2013 (for camping beginning on May 21 - September 28, 2014). See below for reservation info.
First-come, first-serve outside of reservation dates.

Fee

$22/night

Number of sites

28

RV/Trailer length

Tents only

Pets

Permitted (Learn more about pet regulations)

Dump station

Yes

Groceries

Three Rivers or Lodgepole

Showers

No

Accessibility

Site #20 is suitable for wheelchairs

Ranger Programs

None

Phone

Nearest phone is at Hospital Rock

Restrooms

Flush toilets

Food storage

Large food locker - 47"W x 33"D x 28"H

Parking is limited to one vehicle per site. Extra parking is available at Hospital Rock. Do not park on the road to the campground.

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

You may make reservations starting 6 months in advance of the date you would like to camp. For example, reservations for July 4 can be made starting January 4.

Reservations: Go online to Recreation.gov or call toll free: 877-444-6777 (TDD 877-833-6777) from 10 a.m. - midnight EST March 1 through October 31, or 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. EST November 1 through February. Customer Service: 888-448-1474.

Download the Buckeye Flat campground map for a larger, printable image. (PDF)

 
Buckeye Flat Campground map, Sequoia National Park.

Did You Know?

Speleothem, a cave formation.

Crystal Cave, a marble cavern, is a complex maze more than 3 miles long. Parts of it are open via tours. Many varieties of beautiful speleothems decorate the cave, including rarely formed "shields" and "raft cones." A number of unique species of animals live in the cave and its stream. More...