Lodgepole Campground

A campsite with a picnic table and metal food-storage box

Lodgepole Campground is two miles (3 km) from the Giant Forest sequoia grove and 21 miles (34 km) from the Sequoia National Park entrance. This large, popular campground is ¼-mile from Lodgepole Village along the Marble Fork of the Kaweah River. Lodgepole Campground is in a lodgepole pine forest at an elevation of 6,700 ft (2,042 m). In summer, the free Sequoia Shuttle to Giant Forest stops within the campground.

Campground Information

In summer, this campground has 214 sites for tents, RVs, and trailers. In fall and spring, there are 16 walk-in tent sites and a limited number of RV sites. The fee per night is $22.

Typically, reservations are available from May 20 to September 22, 2020 and are strongly recommended. Camping outside of these reservation dates is first-come, first-served. In 2020, reservations are required and no first-come, first-serve sites will be available.

In fall, the RV sites are available in the large, central parking area and not in campsites. No fire rings are available. In 2020, no RV camping will be permitted in this area.

RV Information

Lodgepole Campground has sites for RVs up to 42 feet (12.8 m) long. When making on-line reservations, you can filter available sites by entering the length of your RV. The campground has a dump station and a water station, but these are closed from mid-October to mid-May, depending on the weather. The campground has no hookups. Generators are allowed between 8 - 11 a.m. and 5 - 8 p.m.

Amenities and Services

Lodgepole Campground has:

  • A pay telephone
  • Flush toilets
  • Ranger programs offered in the summer at the amphitheater
  • Free Sequoia Shuttle to Giant Forest with a stop in the campground

Summer services nearby include a market, deli, gift shop, showers, and laundry at Lodgepole Village.

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.

Pets are permitted within the campground, but must be leashed at all times. Learn more about pet regulations

Reservations: Site reservations are available online at recreation.gov or by phone at 877-444-6777 (TDD 877-833-6777). For customer service, call (888) 448-1474.

View the campground map below or download our printable version.

A map showing sites at Lodgepole Campground and buildings at nearby Lodgepole Village

Last updated: October 23, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

47050 Generals Highway
Three Rivers, CA 93271


(559) 565-3341

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