Changes to Some Opening/Closing Dates for Services and Facilities – Check Back for Updates
Some of the opening/closing dates for facilities and visitor services in the parks have changed due to weather and/or other circumstances. See link for details and match to locations on the park map (under "Park Tools," bottom left, this page). More »
Road Conditions (Entire Park) and Road Construction Delays (if Entering/Exiting Hwy. 198)
Expect 20-minute to 1-hour construction delays on main road through parks (Generals Hwy) until Memorial Day weekend (7 a.m.-6 p.m.). See link for schedule. Call for 24-hour road conditions info: 559-565-3341 (press 1, 1, 1). More »
Vehicle Length Limits Have Changed in Sequoia NP (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 new vehicle length advisories for your safety and the safety of others. More »
You May Have Trouble Calling Us. Use the "Contact Us" Link (Bottom Left) to Send an E-mail.
We are experiencing technical problems receiving some incoming phone calls at the parks. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please keep trying to reach us or check this website for frequently-asked questions. The search box (top, right) may be helpful.
Lodgepole campground is located 2 miles (3 km) from the Giant Forest sequoia grove and 21 miles (34 km) from Sequoia National Park entrance. The campground is located ¼ miles from Lodgepole village along the Marble Fork of the Kaweah River. Opening and closing dates are approximate.
Changes to Some Opening/Closing Dates for Services and Facilities - Check Back for Updates.
Some of the opening/closing dates for facilities and visitor services in the parks have changed due to weather and/or other circumstances. Please call 559-565-3341 BEFORE you plan to visit.
You are required to store food properly in order to protect bears. Learn more about bears and food storage in the parks.
Campsites (#96-144) reservation dates are available from June 19 through September 24, 2013.
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.
Go online to www.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.
There is potential to have heavy snowpack in the campground in early Spring. If the park is unable to open all or portions of the campground that could affect your reservation the park will help you find a different campsite in a different park campground at no additional cost. For updated information please contact the parks at 1-559-565-3341.
Download the Lodgepole campground map for a larger, printable image. (PDF)
Did You Know?
The park newspaper (The Guide) comes out five times a year. It covers Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, and the Hume Lake area of Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument. Planning a trip? See the most recent issue for the season you expect to be here and see what to expect. More...