Whether you're a rugged backpacker doing the PCT or a car camper looking for somewhere to drop tent, take our word for it and give greenpeace a chance at Kennedy Meadows Campground. Spend your day at the nearby South Fork of the Kern River and catch some grub or hike one of the many breathtaking trails in the area. With vault toilets and occasional water, it may not be a five star hotel, but look up at night and we think you’ll give it about 2000.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
38 sites
Up to 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 Kennedy Meadows Campground.

Hot spring
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
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Hipcamper Megan
Megan M.
didn't provide a recommendation.
February 15th, 2021

Love camping in Kennedy Meadows! We stay at Fish Camp and really enjoy the large tree coverage and close proximity to the river. Great for fishing, hiking, awesome motorcycle rides! There's also OHV single track trails that are very popular. It's first come first serve for the campsites, so be prepared and get there early. There's also a cute general store that has showers and bathrooms.

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Hipcamper Sarah
Sarah S.
didn't provide a recommendation.
July 8th, 2015

It's in a canyon, so go for one of the campsites on the southwest side of the campground by the stream to get more morning light. You'll appreciate it when you're freezing your butt off in the morning, trust me.

View from southwest side of campground, facing eastView from southwest side of campground, facing eastStormy weather in early fall
Hipcamper Chris N.
recommends this listing.
January 28th, 2019
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February 15th, 2021
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January 8th, 2019
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December 29th, 2018
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December 27th, 2018
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December 22nd, 2018
Hipcamper Nathan W.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
October 17th, 2018
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May 15th, 2017
Sequoia National Forest
United States
Phone Number
(559) 784-1500
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36.053° N, 118.129° W
Tent / RV / Trailer: 38 Sites
(Up to people per site)

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