Sunset Campground

Sunset Campground is in the Grant Grove area of Kings Canyon National Park, 3 miles (5 km) from the park entrance at Hwy 180. The campground is near Grant Grove Village in an open stand of evergreens.

Region

Grant Grove area in Kings Canyon National Park

Elevation

6,500 ft. (1,980 m)

Open

May 25 - September 7, 2016

Reservations

Recommended; see below. Dates outside of reservation dates are first-come, first-served.
Standard site reservations: 7/1 - 9/6, 2016
Large group campsite reservations: 5/25/2016 - 9/6/2016
(See Recreation.gov link below)

Fee

$22/night individual sites
$40/night group sites

Number of sites

157 individual sites
2 group sites (15-30 people)

RV/Trailer length

Varies

Hookups

None

Generator hours Use them 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. only!

Pets

Permitted (Learn more about pet regulations)

Dump and water station

None. Nearest dump stations (summer only):
Dorst Creek Campground in Sequoia National Park, or
Princess Campground (Hwy 180 at Hume Lake junction) in Sequoia National Forest

Groceries, restaurant, showers

1/4 mile at Grant Grove village.
Coin-operated showers (quarters), summer only

Accessibility

Ranger Programs

Summer only

Phone

Yes

Restrooms

Flush toilets

Food storage

Metal food locker - 47"W x 17"D x 17 34"H

Nearby Attractions

Sequoia grove, hiking trails, horseback riding

You are required to store food properly in order to protect bears. Learn more about bears and food storage in the parks.

Standard and Large-group Site Reservations: Online at Recreation.gov or by phone at (877) 444-6777. Reservations may be made up to one year in advance of the date you want to camp. For information inquiries only call: (559) 565-3341.


Download the Sunset Campground map for a larger, printable image. (PDF)

 
Sunset Campground map, Kings Canyon National Park.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

47050 Generals Highway
Three Rivers, CA 93271

Phone:

(559) 565-3341
Recorded information is available 24 hours a day. Park staff answers calls on weekdays from 8:15 am - 4:15 pm.

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