Sunset Campground is in the Grant Grove area of Kings Canyon National Park, 3 miles (5 km) from the park entrance on Hwy 180. The campground is near Grant Grove Village in an open stand of evergreen trees at an elevation of 6,500 ft (1,980 m). The campground is 15 minutes from the main entrance to Kings Canyon National Park, 5 minutes from the General Grant sequoia grove, and an hour from the Giant Forest area.
This campground has 156 standard sites open to tents, RVs, and trailers and 2 large group sites (15-30 people) open to tents only. Reservations are recommended. Reservations are available for standard sites from summer to early fall, and for group sites from late spring to early fall. For any dates outside the reservation period, sites will be first-come, first-served. The fees are $22 per night for individual sites and $40 per night for group sites.
The length of RV or trailer that can be accommodated varies by site. The campground has no hookups or dump stations. The nearest dump stations (summer only) are: Dorst Creek Campground in Sequoia National Park, or Princess Campground (Hwy 180 at Hume Lake junction) in Sequoia National Forest. Generators are allowed between 9:00 am to 9:00 pm.
Amenities or Services
No showers are available in the Grant Grove area.
You are required to store food properly 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.
A map of the campground is shown below. Download the Sunset Campground map for a larger, printable image. (PDF)
Last updated: October 7, 2020