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    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-minute to 1-hour delays in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks on weekdays only (times vary), 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, and your vehicle is longer than 22 feet (combined length), 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 »

South Fork Campground

South Fork campground
South Fork 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.

South Fork Campground is located 13 miles (21 km) from Highway 198 on South Fork Drive, which turns off in Three Rivers. The campground is situated in the foothills on the South Fork of the Kaweah River at the transition from oaks to evergreens.

Region

South Fork in Sequoia National Park

Elevation

3,600 ft. (1,100 m)

Open

All year

Reservations

No reservations. First-come, first-serve.

Fee

$12/night: May 21 - October 15, 2014.
No fee after October 15, 2014 until May 2015.

Number of sites

10

RV/Trailer length

Tents only

Pets

Permitted (Learn more about pet regulations)

Dump station

No

Groceries, showers

Three Rivers

Accessibility

Ranger Programs

No

Phone

No

Restrooms

Pit toilets

Food storage

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

Water

Potable water available: May 21 until October 15, 2014.
No water after: October 15, 2014 until May 2015.

Campfires Fire Restrictions

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

Did You Know?

View of switchbacks on Generals Highway below Moro Rock in Sequoia Park.

The 16 steep, narrow road miles from Ash Mountain to Giant Forest include 130 curves and 12 switchbacks. A vehicle-length advisory of 22 feet (6.7 m) is suggested for the 12 steepest miles within that stretch.