You should never have to choose between convenience and open space when it comes to Sequoia National Park camping! Dorst Creek campground is the perfect choice for large groups, or those traveling with RVs and trailers. Four large campsite sections are spread out above the peaceful banks of the Dorst Creek, and paved roads make this campground a popular choice for every glamper around. Enjoy endless trails through open meadows, past wandering streams, and even into the spectacular Lost Grove, where you’ll find 15 towering Sequoias – all just a short hike from the campground!

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
210 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.


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


There are amazing fishing opportunities here with a plethora of lakes, creeks and rivers in both Sequoia and King’s Canyon. Fly...Read more


Lace up your hiking boots and be sure to spend enough time to see the wonders that Sequoia offers-- there are dozens of trails ...Read more

Horseback riding

Horseback riding is found primarily in King’s Canyon further up, but one trip goes to the General Sherman tree and the surround...Read more


Only extreme kayakers are recommended to try the trips in Sequoia and King’s Canyon, and they should still be cautious. It is h...Read more

Off-roading (OHV)

Off-Highway Vehicles can glide on through this national park for a joyride, but should stay on the designated road! Kern Valley...Read more


The alpine El Capitan… AKA The Angel Wings, an 1,800 foot granite wall with an amazing south face that offers crazy climbing. T...Read more

Snow sports

Skip that traditional snow trip to the same old spot you go to every winter and try Sequoia instead… It’ll be your new vacation...Read more


Paradise Creek is rightly named for a reason: it’s a swimming paradise! Calm pools and cascades surrounded by wildflowers... Pe...Read more

Whitewater paddling

Rafting in Sequoia/Kings Canyon promises an exciting and adrenaline-pumping adventure with the Kaweah, Kings and Kern Rivers av...Read more

Wildlife watching

Marmots, endangered bighorn sheep, pocket gophers and gopher snakes are only some of the 300 species of wildlife living here. W...Read more

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Hipcamper Kathryn
Kathryn S.
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October 21st, 2018

You will be close to your neighbors, be prepared for that!

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Hipcamper Stephanie Jo
Stephanie Jo F.
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September 6th, 2017

Super active bears. Don't be at all casual about food and scented item storage. Don't leave anything in your car. Use the bear box provided at each site.

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Jasmine B.
doesn't recommend this listing.
August 20th, 2017

Terribly noisy and usually unwelcome bear activity due to dumb campers. This is not the place to go for rest and relaxation.

Hipcamper Susan
Susan S.
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July 31st, 2017

Perfect for tent camping or small RVs. Large RVs can squeeze in here. Beautiful campground! Take the shuttle to get all around Sequoia National Park.

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Kristen P.
didn't provide a recommendation.
August 24th, 2015

Arrived late afternoon on a Friday in mid-August. Even with the forest fire relocated reservations we were able to find a nice, private walk-up site without reservations (first come, first serve). Highly recommend site #120, privacy and perfect distance to the flush toilets :)

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Hipcamper T,
T, H.
didn't provide a recommendation.
August 9th, 2015

Space 97 in the no generator section was more private than some of the other spots and had a nice, level spot for my 6 man done tent. Only slight prob was picnic bench was in sun all day. Heed the bear signs! One came thru my site about 6 pm.

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Sequoia National Park
United States
Phone Number
(559) 565-3341
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36.634° N, 118.814° W
Tent Only - Hike In: 210 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)