Dorst Creek Campground (Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park)

State: Southern California

Short Name: Dorst Creek Campground

Address 1: Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park

Open: Open from Memorial Day through Labor Day

Number of Sites: 204

Camp URL:

Full Hook: Yes

National Park: 279

Dorst Creek (in northern Sequoia Park)

Open late June through Labor Day.

Location: At 6800-foot (2073m) elevation near Dorst Creek, 10 miles (16km) from Giant Forest, under open stands of evergreen trees. 204 sites.

2010 Reservations are available late June through early September. They may be made 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 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 reservation, use the map available at link above.

Amenities: RV dump and fill station. Flush toilets, pay phone, group sites. 8 miles (13km) from Lodgepole Market, deli, showers & laundry (summer only), & post office; 6 miles from Wuksachi Lodge, restaurant, and gift shop. One metal, bear-resistant food-storage box provided at each campsite; sizes vary. Smallest boxes are 47″ long x 33″ deep x 28″ high. There are several additional boxes for sites to share.

Fee: $20/night.