Sunset Campground (Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park)

State: Southern California

Short Name: Sunset Campground

Address 1: Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park

Open: Open from late May through mid Sep

Number of Sites: 157

Camp URL:

Full Hook: Yes

National Park: 286

Sunset (in Kings Canyon/Grant Grove)

Open late May to mid-September.

Location: In the Grant Grove area, 3 miles (5km) from Kings Canyon Park entrance. Elevation 6500 feet (1980m)in an open stand of evergreens 1/4 mile (.4km) from a sequoia grove.

No reservations: First come, first served.

Amenities: 157 sites, flush toilets, & payphone. 1/4 mile from visitor center, market, restaurant, gift shop, & showers. In summer: ranger programs & horseback riding nearby. One bear-resistant food-storage box is provided for each campsite: 47″ long x 17″ deep x 17-3/4″ high. There are several additional boxes for sites to share.

Fee: $18/night for regular sites and $40 for the two group sites that accomodate 15-30. The group sites are reservable. From November-April, call 559-565-4357. From May-Oct. call 559-565-4335. Reservations must be by mail or fax, these are information numbers only.