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.
This campground has 121 sites open to tents, RVs, and trailers from late spring through early fall. In 2018, the campground is scheduled to be open temporarily in spring and then from June 27 - September 5. The fee per night is $18. There are no reservations available; sites are first-come, first-served.
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 am to 9 pm.
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. Due to water system capacity, showers and laundry facilities are currently closed.
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.