• Giant Sequoia Trees

    Sequoia & Kings Canyon

    National Parks California

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    The section of road between Lodgepole (Sequoia) and Grant Grove (Kings Canyon) is open. Call 559-565-3341 (press 1, 1) for 24-hour road updates.

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    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 »

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  • Vehicle Length Limits in Sequoia National Park (if Entering/Exiting Hwy 198)

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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.

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?

Woodcuts from park newspaper symbolizing three special areas in the parks.

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...