Description

Located under open stands of evergreen pines, this campground has more than 100 sites situated at 6,500 feet above sea level. It is about 3.5 miles away from the Kings Canyon park entrance in the Grant Cove area, and offers ranger programs in the summer. Like most campgrounds of this size, you will be relatively close to your neighbor, but sites are fairly spacious. Campsites are first come, first serve. This campground also has access to trails that lead you to Grant Grove Village and General Grant Tree (both truly amazing spots, check it out here ). As with almost every camping spot in this park, you will want to bring or rent a bear locker so critters don’t get into your marshmallows before you do. As weather can affect whether a campground is open or not, always be sure to call 559-565-3341 before you go to double check.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
110 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Hike in
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking

While biking is only allowed on designated roads (not usually trails), there are still many opportunities to explore the area o...Read more

Boating

While motorized crafts aren’t allowed, there are still many awesome ways to explore these lovely waterways. Checkout our kayaki...Read more

Fishing

There’s a reason they call it “fishing,” not catching, but while you may not catch the whopper you’ve always wanted in these wa...Read more

Hiking

On foot is a great way to see this park, which offers many rewards in the form of gorgeous vistas and hidden scenery to those w...Read more

Horseback riding

If mornings on horseback through devastatingly beautiful countryside is how you like your national parks served up, you are in ...Read more

Paddling

Kings Canyon also has a wealth of beautiful rivers that flow through the park, but kayakers and canoers should use extreme caut...Read more

Climbing

The good news? There are some absolutely incredible rock formations at this park. The even better news? A ton of them are ava...Read more

Snow sports

Towering pines rise up from fresh powder, their evergreen branches crisp and startling against the stark white glare. Open mead...Read more

Whitewater paddling

If your ideal style of kaying is a little more fast paced, check out some of the great white-water opportunities in and around ...Read more

Wildlife watching

With hundreds of acres of landscape that range in climate, elevation and habitat, you can bet that there are lots of critters ...Read more

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Hipcamper Jocelyn
Jocelyn J.
didn't provide a recommendation.
October 3rd, 2017

Azalea is one of the easiest to access from the main entrance to Sequoia / Kings Canyon! We loved this site because of the rv accessibility and options for tent camping. You can hike directly from the camp to Ella Falls and to one of the Presidential sequoias - General Grant. There aren't showers on site but it's a 5 min walk to the village where there's a market and showers. Also, the sites weren't very close to each other which gave a nice sense of seclusion. If you prefer a more mountainous terrain, drive deeper into the park to sentinel or sheep creek.

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Gina G.
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November 12th, 2017

gorgeous when you stay on the meadow side

Hipcamper Nicole
Nicole P.
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February 27th, 2018

This is our go-to campsite when visiting Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. We’ve always had luck finding a spot, even in the busy season. It’s BEAUTIFUL here: there are huge trees, a nearby river, and rolling fog. It’s also quite close to the Visitor Center and Store. Firewood is a bit too pricey, so we scavenge for free firewood (it’s totally legal and fun.)

BEWARE OF THE COLD. We camped in late-April and it was too freezing for tenting. July was just right.

The small accessible site we’ve used sacrifices privacy for easy access to the restroom. It’s also literally on the same small lot as the garbage bins and the sinks, so it sees a lot of traffic. I don’t love it and will try to find a better accessible site next time.

Hipcamper Scott B.
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August 30th, 2018
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June 3rd, 2019
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September 22nd, 2018
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June 26th, 2018
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May 29th, 2018
Hipcamper Nicole P.
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February 26th, 2018
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February 15th, 2018
Hipcamper Clay C.
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January 11th, 2018
Hipcamper Jocelyn J.
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October 3rd, 2017
Hipcamper Jesse S.
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September 25th, 2017
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August 24th, 2017
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July 10th, 2017
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March 3rd, 2017
Park
Kings Canyon National Park
State
California
Phone Number
(559) 565-3341
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
36.741° N, 118.967° W
$18/night
Tent Only - Hike In: 110 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)
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