State: Southern California
Short Name: Lodgepole Campground
Address 1: Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park
Open: Open all year
Open all Year: Yes
Number of Sites: 204
Full Hook: Yes
National Park: 280
Lodgepole (in Sequoia)
Open all year.
Location: At 6700-foot (2042m) elevation along the Marble Fork of the Kaweah River, 2 miles (3km) from the Giant Forest sequoia grove; 21 miles from Sequoia Park entrance.
2010 Reservations are available from late May for sites 151-214 (Logbridge) and early June for the remaining sites. The last night for reservations for all sites is September 30th. You may make them starting 6 months in advance of the date you would like to camp. For example, reservations for July 4 can be made starting January 4. Go online to www.recreation.gov or call toll free: 877-444-6777 (TDD 877-833-6777) from 10 am-midnight EST March 1-October 31 or 10am-10pm EST November 1 through February. Customer Service: 888-448-1474.
Campground Map: For reservations, use the map available at recreation.gov link above.
Amenities: One metal, bear-resistant food-storage box provided at each campsite: 47″ long x 33″ deep x 38″ high. There are several additional boxes for sites to share. SUMMER: During the Summer season, 204 tent and RV sites are available for reservation or walk-up sale. They have flush toilets, access to an RV dump and potable-water fill station (closed October to mid-May), summer ranger programs, pay phone. Within 1/4-mile (.4km) of Lodgepole market, grill, deli, gift shop, showers, & laundry (all open spring to fall only). Reservations are recommended. FALL/WINTER/SPRING: 25 walk-in tent sites, RV availability limited by snow on a first-come, first-served basis. One set of flush toilets, and pay phones.
Fee: SUMMER$20 (or half price with Golden Age Passport, Interagency Senior Pass, Interagency Access Pass or Golden Access Passports). FALL/WINTER/SPRING: The fee is $18 until heavy snows; then the fee is $10 (or half price with Golden Age Passport, Interagency Senior Pass, Interagency Access Pass or Golden Access Passports).