Crystal Springs Campground

Crystal Springs Campground, Grant Grove
Crystal Springs Campground


Crystal Springs Campground is in the Grant Grove area of Kings Canyon National Park, 4 miles (6 km) from the park entrance on Hwy 180. The campground lies under open stands of evergreen trees at an elevation of 6,500 ft (1,980 m). It is a 15-minute drive from the main entrance to Kings Canyon National Park, 5 minutes from the General Grant sequoia grove, and an hour from the Giant Forest area.

Campground Information

This campground has 50 sites. Fourteen mid-size group sites (7-15 people, sites A-N) are tent only. Thirty-six additional sites are available for tents, RVs, and trailers. Reservations are recommended for group sites, but individual sites are first-come, first-served (no reservations available). Individual sites are $18 per night and group sites $40 per night.

Group site F is designated as accessible. It includes an extended picnic table and a designated accessible parking space. However, the campfire ring is not raised and the path to the restroom is unpaved.

RV Information

The length of RVs or trailers that can be accommodated varies by site. The campground has no hookups or dump stations. The nearest dump stations (summer only) are: Dorst Creek Campground in Sequoia National Park, or Princess Campground (Hwy 180 at Hume Lake junction) in Sequoia National Forest. Generators are allowed between 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Amenities or Services

  • Flush toilets
  • Ranger programs (in summer)

Other Information

You are required to store food properly in order to protect bears. Each campsite has a large food storage locker (47”W x 33”D x 28”H) that is resistant to bears when properly latched. Learn more about bears and food storage in the parks.

Group site reservations are available online at or by phone at (877) 444-6777 (TDD 877-822-6777). 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.

A map of the campground is shown below. Download the Crystal Springs campground map for a larger, printable image. (PDF)

Crystal Springs Campground map, Kings Canyon National Park.

Last updated: November 18, 2020

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Mailing Address:

47050 Generals Highway
Three Rivers, CA 93271


(559) 565-3341

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