Is your horse itching for some new trails? Is your bike sick of the same path every day? Help both your buddies out and take them to Belknap Campground. This tents only campsite is part of the Sequoia National Forest which has some of the most beautiful trails to take your horse, bike, or own two feet exploring. Vault toilets, campfire rings, river access, Belknap has it all!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
13 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Wind sports
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Belknap Campground.

Hot spring
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
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Hipcamper Tim
Tim W.
didn't provide a recommendation.
September 8th, 2015

Site 10:
It was a primo spot, the site's are just far enough a part for a little privacy and there are a handful of huge sequoias within the site. Our site was right next to a little running stream that provided nice ambient noise to sleep too. Well shaded, camphost was very friendly and helpful. Little bit of area to explore within the campground.
There are 2 general stores less than 15 min away as well as a tavern which made re-stocking forgotten supplies and getting more ice and beer very convenient.
Highly recommend this campground, 30 min drive to the trail 100 giants and bigger streams/rivers.

We fit 4 tents and 2 easy ups and a large 3 burner camp stoveRocks, trees, nature all around, absolutely beautifulHammock chilling.Normal Size Picnic Table
Hipcamper Zoe
Zoe G.
didn't provide a recommendation.
October 1st, 2015

This is a great campground if you are looking for a forest experience. There are beautiful trees all around but I couldn't find any lookout viewpoints close by. There is also a really nice stream that runs through the campground and I love that it is tents only no RV's.

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Hipcamper Meghan
Meghan B.
didn't provide a recommendation.
July 31st, 2017

We just spent 7 nights here. What a great campground. It is rustic car camping... but, oh, so stunning. We can't wait to return. The creek and the river are flowing. All spots looked great, but with our large group and gaggle of kids 9 and 10 were ideal. Be prepared for mosquitos!

Hipcamper Mary
Mary A.
didn't provide a recommendation.
July 26th, 2020

This is one of the most beautiful places to camp. I have been going here since I was a kid. Right on the Tule River where you can trout fish. All night you can hear the sound of the river rushing by. Other than that it is quiet and serene. Campsites are big and spread out. You need a fire permit for campfires. Minimal parking which is good because it keeps the camping population to a minimum. In peak season you absolutely need reservations. No showers or flush toilets but there are spigots for filling up your water containers. I can’t say enough about how much I love this place. Towed RVs and large motor homes are simply not allowed; there is no place to park them or turn around. In other words, this is a no glamp campground.

Hipcamper Mary A.
recommends this listing.
August 12th, 2018
Hipcamper Sophia D.
recommends this listing.
November 4th, 2018
Sequoia National Forest
United States
Phone Number
(559) 784-1500
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36.141° N, 118.598° W
Unknown price
Tent Only: 13 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)

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