• Giant Sequoia Trees

    Sequoia & Kings Canyon

    National Parks California

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Crystal Springs Campground

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Crystal Springs campground is located 4 miles (6 km) from Kings Canyon Park entrance in the Grant Grove area. The campground is situated under open stands of evergreen trees.

Region

Grant Grove area in Kings Canyon

Elevation

6,500 ft. (1,980 m)

Open

May 21-28, 2014 and
July 2 - September 2, 2014

Reservations

No reservations; first-come, first-serve

Fee

Individual sites $18/night
Group sites $35/night

Number of sites

36 individual sites
13 mid-sized group sites (7-15 people)

RV/Trailer length

Varies

Hookups None

Pets

Permitted (Learn more about pet regulations)

Dump and water station

None. Nearest dump stations (summer only):
Dorst Creek Campground in Sequoia, or
Princess Campground (Hwy 180 at Hume Lake junction) in Sequoia National Forest

Groceries, showers, laundry

1/4 mile (.8 km) to Grant Grove Village
Coin operated showers and laundry (quarters)

Accessibility

Group site #F is suitable for wheelchairs

Ranger Programs

Summer only

Phone

Yes

Restrooms

Flush toilets

Food storage

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

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

Download the Crystal Springs campground map for a larger, printable image. (PDF)

 
Crystal Springs Campground map, Kings Canyon National Park.

Did You Know?

Sequoia bark.

Of the 75 or so sequoia groves in the world, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks protect 29 of them. More...