Moraine Campground

Moraine Campground is on Highway 180, 3/4 mile (1.2 km) from Cedar Grove Village. The campground is situated in the canyon near the South Fork of the Kings River under open stands of evergreen trees at 4,600 ft (1,402 m) elevation. Of the Cedar Grove campgrounds, Moraine offers the best views of Kings Canyon’s steep granite cliffs.

Campsite Information

This campground has 121 sites open to tents, RVs, and trailers from late spring through early fall. In 2016, portions of the campground will be closed to remove drought- and insect-killed trees. The east side of the campground that includes sites 1-68 will be closed beginning August 21. Sites 69-120 will remain open. The east side will reopen at noon on Wednesday, August 31, and will remain open until the campground closes for the season at noon on September 6. The fee per night is $18. There are no reservations available; sites are first-come, first-served.

RV Information

The length of RV or trailer that can be accommodated varies by site. The campground has no hookups or dump stations. The nearest dump station (available in the summer only) is at Princess Campground along Highway 180 at the Hume Lake junction in Sequoia National Forest. Generators are allowed between 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Amenities or Services

Moraine Campground has:

  • Flush toilets
  • Ranger programs in July and August

A pay phone, restaurant, showers, and laundry facilities are available in the Cedar Grove Village 3/4 mile (1.2 km) away, and horseback riding is offered (for a fee) nearby.

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.

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

Moraine 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.

Contact Us