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.


Grant Grove area in Kings Canyon NP


6,500 ft. (1,980 m)


May 25 - June 1, and June 29 - September 28, 2016


Standard sites: First-come, first-served
5/25 - 6/1 and 6/29 - 9/7, 2016
Mid-size group site reservations:
5/25 - 9/27, 2016
(see link below)


Individual sites $18/night
Group sites info $35/night

Number of sites

36 individual sites
14 mid-sized group sites (7-15 people)

RV/Trailer length


Hookups None
Generators Use them 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. only!


Permitted (Learn more about pet regulations)

Dump and water station

None. Nearest dump stations (summer only):
Dorst Creek Campground in Sequoia National Park, or Princess Campground (Hwy 180 at Hume Lake junction) in Sequoia National Forest

Groceries, showers, laundry

1/4 mile (.8 km) to Grant Grove Village
Coin-operated showers (quarters), summer only


Group site F is suitable for wheelchairs

Ranger Programs

Summer only




Flush toilets

Food storage

Large food locker - 47"W x 17"D x 17-3/4"H

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

Standard and large group site reservations are available online at 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 Crystal Springs campground map for a larger, printable image. (PDF)

Crystal Springs Campground map, Kings Canyon National Park.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

47050 Generals Highway
Three Rivers, CA 93271


(559) 565-3341
Recorded information is available 24 hours a day. Park staff answers calls on weekdays from 8:15 am - 4:15 pm.

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