State: Southern California
Short Name: Atwell Mill Campground
Address 1: Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park
Number of Sites: 21
Full Hook: Yes
National Park: 272
Atwell Mill (in Sequoia)
Open late May (Friday of Memorial Day weekend) through October 31.
Location: In the Mineral King area along the East Fork of the Kaweah River in a once-logged sequoia grove. At 6650-foot elevation (2027m), 19 miles (31km) from Highway 198 on the steep, narrow, and winding Mineral King Road & 6 miles (10km) before the end of the road.
No reservations: First come, first served.
Amenities: Trailers & RVs not permitted in the campground; not recommended on the road. 21 sites,1 handicap site, pit toilets, & payphone. Within 1/2-mile of Silver City Resort’s restaurant, gifts, limited supplies, & showers (no gasoline). Water is turned off in mid-October. One metal, bear-resistant food-storage box provided at each campsite: 47″ long x 17″ deep x 17-3/4″ high.