Group Campsites

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks have four group camping areas that can accommodate larger group sizes than a standard campsite. Dorst Creek group sites allow tents, RVs, and trailers. Sunset, Crystal Springs, and Canyon View group sites only allow tent and car camping. At these areas, campers with RVs and trailers must use regular campsites nearby.

All group camping areas are open from approximately June through September. Specific dates for the current year are noted below in the individual group area descriptions. Campground gates open or close at 12 noon on the opening or closing dates.

Reservations: To make reservations, go to the campground description below that you are interested in and select the specific campground links to Recreation.gov or call the phone number provided. You may make reservations up to one year in advance for group sites. Only one site per organization per day is allowed.

Basic Site Information: Parking is limited;please carpool if possible. Each site has access to flush toilets, drinking water, a picnic table, and a firepit with a grill.

Food Storage and Bears: You are required to store food properly in order to protect bears. Use the large bear-resistant food storage lockers (47"W x 33"D x 28"H) provided at the group sites. Learn more about bears and food storage in the parks.


DORST CREEK CAMPGROUND
Sequoia National Park

The group sites at Dorst Creek Campground can accommodate 2 or fewer RVs or trailers per group site.The The RVs and trailers must fit in the designated parking areas for the group site. Use the RV/trailer parking areas for indoor use only (including sleeping and cooking). All other activities, including barbecuing, grilling, and setting up tables and tents must occur in the site and not on the paved parking area. Please call the parks for more information at (559) 565-3341.

Reservations may be made online at Recreation.gov or by phone at (877) 444-6777 (TDD 877-822-6777), up to one year in advance of the date you want to camp. The customer service number is: 888-448-1474. For questions please contact 559-565-4404 or 559-565-4487.

Open Dates: In 2016, the large group sites are available for reservations from June 15 - September 6.

Group size limits and cost for each site:

  • Sites A and B: 12-15 people, cost $50 per night
  • Site C: 12-15 people, $70 per night
  • Site D: 12-40 people, $60 per night

Campground map: Download the Dorst Creek campground map (PDF).


SUNSET CAMPGROUND
Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park

Sunset offers two group sites for tent and car camping. No RVs or trailers are allowed. Any RVs and trailers must camp in regular campsites nearby. For information inquiries only call: (559) 565-3341.

Reservations may be made online at Recreation.gov or by phone at (877) 444-6777 (TDD 877-822-6777), up to one year in advance of the date you want to camp. The customer service number is: 888-448-1474.

Open Dates: In 2016, the large group sites are available for reservations from May 25 - September 6.

Group size limits and cost for each site: Both sites A and B accommodate 15-30 people and cost $50 per night.

Campground map: Download the Sunset campground map (PDF)


CANYON VIEW CAMPGROUND
Cedar Grove, Kings Canyon National Park

Canyon View offers 16 group sites (4 large and 12 mid-sized group sites) for tent and car camping. No RVs or trailers are allowed. Any RVs and trailers must camp in regular campsites nearby. For information inquiries only call: (559) 565-3341.

Reservations may be made online at Recreation.gov or by phone at (877) 444-6777 (TDD 877-822-6777) up to one year in advance of the date you want to camp. The customer service number is: 888-448-1474.

Large Group Site Information

Open Dates: In 2016, the large group sites are available for reservations from May 25 - September 27.

Group size limits and cost for each site :

  • Sites A, C, and D: 20-40 people, $60 per night
  • Site B: 20-30 people, $50 per night

Mid-sized Group Site Information

Open Dates: In 2016, the mid-sized group sites are available for reservations from May 25 - September 6.

Group size limits and cost for each site: Sites G1-G12 have a group size limit of 7-19 people and cost $40 per night.

Download the Canyon View campground map (PDF)


CRYSTAL SPRINGS CAMPGROUND
Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park

Crystal Springs offers 14 mid-sized group sites for tent and car camping. No RVs or trailers are allowed. Any RVs and trailers must camp in regular campsites nearby.

Reservations may be made online at Recreation.gov or by phone at 877-444-6777 (TDD 877-822-6777), up to one year in advance of the date you want to camp. The customer service number is: 888-448-1474. For information only, call 559-565-4375.

Open Dates: in 2016, the mid-sized group sites are available for reservations from May 25 - September 27.

Group size limits and cost for each site: All of the sites (A-N) have a group size limit of 7-15 people and a cost of $40 per night.

Campground Map: Download the Crystal Springs campground map(PDF).

 

Forest Service Group Campgrounds
The National Forest Service maintains four group campsites that border Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Please visit the Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument campground web page for information on reservations and regulations or click on one links below to go directly to ReserveUSA. A free campfire permit for forest service campgrounds may be obtained at the Hume Lake District Office or the Kings Canyon Visitor Center (Grant Grove).

Aspen Hollow
Limited to a maximum group size of 100 people, and a combination of 25 automobiles or 10 RV'S.

Logger Flat
Limited to a maximum of 50 people, and a combination of 20 automobiles or 10 RV'S.

Fir
Limited to a maximum group size of 100 people and 31 vehicles.

Cove
Limited to a maximum group size of 50 people, and a combination of 20 automobiles or 10 RV'S.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

47050 Generals Highway
Three Rivers, CA 93271

Phone:

(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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