Group Campsites

We have four group camping areas for groups of more than six people. Dorst Creek has group sites for tents, RVs, and trailers. Sunset, Crystal Springs, and Canyon View group sites for 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 (see specific dates below). Campground gates open or close at noon on the opening or closing dates.

Reservations

You can make reservations up to six months in advance for group sites. Only one site per organization per day is allowed. Links and phone numbers for reservations are listed in the campground descriptions below.

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.

Dorst Creek Campground

Sequoia National Park

Group sites at Dorst Creek Campground can accommodate 1 or 2 or trailers per site. RVs and trailers must fit in designated parking areas for sites. Use the RV/trailer parking areas for indoor use only (including sleeping and cooking) and not for other activities, including barbecuing, grilling, and tables and tent setup.

Reservations may be made online at Recreation.gov or by phone at (877) 444-6777 (TDD 877-822-6777), up to six months in advance of your stay. The customer service number is: 888-448-1474. For questions please contact 559-565-4404 or 559-565-4487.

Open Dates
In 2018, Dorst Campground's group sites are available for reservations from June 21 - September 5.

Group size limits and cost

  • 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

Dorst Creek campground map

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 2018, Sunset Campground's group sites are available for reservations from May 23 - September 5.

Group size limits and cost
Sites A and B accommodate 15-30 people and cost $50 per night.

Sunset campground map.

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.

Open dates, size limits, and cost

  • Large group sites A, C, and D: 20-40 people, $60 per night.
    In 2018, reservations are available from May 24 - September 26.
  • Large group site B: 20-30 people, $50 per night.
    In 2018, reservations are available from May 24 - September 26.
  • Mid-size sites G1-G12: 7-19 people, $40 per night.
    In 2018, reservations are available from May 24 - September 5.

Canyon View campground map

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 2018, the group sites at Crystal Springs Campground are available for reservations from May 23 - September 5.

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

Crystal Springs campground map

 

National Forest Group Campgrounds

Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument have group sites available near Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Free campfire permits are needed for campfires at forest service campgrounds and are available at the Hume Lake District Office or 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.

Last updated: December 1, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

47050 Generals Highway
Three Rivers, CA 93271

Phone:

(559) 565-3341

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