Cold Springs Campground (Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park)

State: Southern California

Short Name: Cold Springs Campground

Address 1: Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park

Open: Seasonal

Number of Sites: 31

Camp URL:

Full Hook: Yes

National Park: 277

Cold Springs (in Sequoia/Mineral King)

Open late May through October 31.

Location: In the Mineral King area, 23 miles (37km) up the steep, winding Mineral King Road from Highway 198. RVs & trailers not permitted (not recommended on the road). Elevation 7500 feet (2286km) in aspen trees & conifers.

No reservations: First come, first served.

Amenities: 31 sites & 9 walk-in sites, pit toilets, pay phone, ranger programs in July & August. 2-1/2 miles (4km) from 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.

Fee: $12/night.