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    Sequoia & Kings Canyon

    National Parks California

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Sunset Campground

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Sunset Campground is located 3 miles (5 km) from Kings Canyon Park entrance. The campground is located near Grant Grove Village in an open stand of evergreens.

Region

Grant Grove area in Kings Canyon National Park

Elevation

6,500 ft. (1,980 m)

Open

May 21 - September 3, 2014

Reservations

Individual sites: first-come, first-serve
Large group campsites #A and #B: see Group Reservations link below

Fee

$18/night individual sites
$40/night group sites

Number of sites

157 individual sites
2 group sites (15-30 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, restaurant, showers

1/4 mile at Grant Grove village.
Coin operated showers and laundry (quarters)

Accessibility

Ranger Programs

Summer only

Phone

Yes

Restrooms

Flush toilets

Food storage

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

Nearby Attractions

Sequoia grove, hiking trails, horseback riding

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

Group Reservations: Online at Recreation.gov or by phone at (877) 444-6777. Reservations may be made up to one year in advance of the date you want to camp. For information inquiries only call: (559) 565-3341.


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

 
Sunset Campground map, Kings Canyon National Park.

Did You Know?

Trail sign.

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks offer more than 850 miles of maintained wilderness trails. Over 723,000 of the parks' acres are officially designated as Wilderness. More...