Sunset Campground (Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park)
Open: Open from late May through mid Sep
Number of Sites: 157
Sunset (in Kings Canyon/Grant Grove)
Open late May to mid-September.
Location: In the Grant Grove area, 3 miles (5km) from Kings Canyon Park entrance. Elevation 6500 feet (1980m)in an open stand of evergreens 1/4 mile (.4km) from a sequoia grove.
No reservations: First come, first served.
Amenities: 157 sites, flush toilets, & payphone. 1/4 mile from visitor center, market, restaurant, gift shop, & showers. In summer: ranger programs & horseback riding nearby. One bear-resistant food-storage box is provided for each campsite: 47" long x 17" deep x 17-3/4" high. There are several additional boxes for sites to share.
Fee: $18/night for regular sites and $40 for the two group sites that accomodate 15-30. The group sites are reservable. From November-April, call 559-565-4357. From May-Oct. call 559-565-4335. Reservations must be by mail or fax, these are information numbers only.
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Very shady, ample room to set up several tents. We never did see any showers 1/4 mile from location. There were sightings of bears/cubs. Ranger came by to make sure our food was put away at all times not just at night. Very nice restaurant within walking distance. Great breakfast about $10 pp so could be costly for a family. We staye 07/20-7/22/2011. 4 Stars because of no showers.
We did have some people chopping wood for 5 hours straight and no ranger around to shut them down!
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