Most developed campgrounds are open mid-May through mid-October, depending on weather conditions.
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Elevation is 4,800 feet. The campground has 15 single family units. Trailers are not permitted. Vault toilets, potable water, tables, and BBQ stoves are provided. Nearby hiking trails pass through giant sequoia groves. Belknap Creek runs through the campground and the Middle Fork of the Tule River is within walking distance. Fishing is available year around in the Tule River Drainage with a valid CA Fishing License.
Coy Flat Campground
Coy Flat Campground contains 18 campsites which can accommodate tents and small RVs and trailers. One of the campsites is a double. Bear Creek runs near the campground before converging with the Tule River.
Holey Meadow Campground
Elevation is 6,400 feet. Access road is paved and narrow dirt road. Holey Meadow Campground accommodates tents only and has 10 individual campsites. It is primitive with no available water. Each campsite is equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring; vault toilets are available at the campground. It is a short drive to the Trail of a Hundred Giants, through the Redwood or Long Meadow sequoia grove.
Dispersed camping is camping outside of a designated campground. It is allowed in many areas of the Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument.
There are certain areas where dispersed camping is prohibited and these areas are posted.
Dispersed camping is free but you do need to have a CAMPFIRE PERMIT. These can be obtained free of charge at any Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management or California Department of Forestry Office. Be aware of fire restrictions, typically enforced by mid-summer, banning open fires outside of designated campgrounds.
Leavis Flat Campground
Leavis Flat Campground has 9 single-family campsites and is located along Deer Creek in the Giant Sequoia National Monument near California Hot Springs. Some of the campsites are right next to the creek. Volunteers from the community maintain the campground and do a great job at keeping it nice. All sites are first-come, first-serve.
Lower Peppermint Campground
Located along the Lloyd Meadow Road, this campground has 7 single family units. Some units can accommodate recreational vehicles up to maximum length of 16 feet. Sanitary facilities, portable water, tables, and fire rings are provided. Plus, the beautiful Peppermint Creek Fall is only a short scramble away, where you can view the Domeland Wilderness beside a 150ft waterfall.
Quaking Aspen Campground
Located near the McIntyre Grove and Freeman Creek Grove of giant sequoias, Quaking Aspen Campground features 32 campsites for tents and small RVs and trailers. Trees separating most of the sites provide a nice sense of privacy. Most of the sites can be reserved. The campground also has 5 yurts available. Each yurt can accommodate up to 4 people. No cooking or pets are permitted in the yurts. Look for the trees of the same name! Quaking aspen trees are not to be missed, no matter what the season.
Redwood Meadow Campground
Located directly adjacent to the world-famous Trail of 100 Giants, Redwood Meadow Campground offers 15 family units, toilets and water. Can also accommodate RVs up to 16’ long. Supplies can be purchased nearby at Ponderosa Lodge and R-Ranch. Reservations available.
Upper Peppermint Dispersed Campground
Sleep among the giants at Upper Peppermint Campground! This camp operates as dispersed camping so you’ll be as free as the air surrounding you. At 7,100 feet, this undeveloped sight is for the ruggedly inclined, no amenities are available.
White River Campground
This is a remote, tent-only site set back a distance from the road. Vault toilets, campfire rings and picnic areas are provided. Only 8 miles from the popular California Hot Springs.
The campground has 31 single family units and 4 double family units. Some units can accommodate recreational vehicles up to maximum length of 24’. Vault toilets, potable water, tables, and BBQ stoves are provided. There are five bear boxes at five separate sites. The Doyle Springs Trail leading to Mt. Home State Forest is accessible from the campground; also, there is a self-guided nature trail at the site. Fishing is available year around on the Tule River Drainage.
Long Meadow Group Campground
Long Meadow Group Campground is a remote facility within Sequoia National Forest, in the southern portion of Giant Sequoia National Monument. The area is named for the giant sequoia, the world’s largest tree, which grows in more than 30 groves on the forest’s lower slopes.
Quaking Aspen Group Campground
Quaking Aspen Campground has 7 group campsites. Two of the sites (F and G) are designated for groups no larger than 12. Fees for those sites include 2 vehicles each. A third site, E, is a yurt that can accommodate up to 6 people. Sites A through D are designated for tents only. Sites B and D can each hold up to 25 people and 4 vehicles. Sites A and C can each accommodate up to 50 people and 8 vehicles. The campsites have amenities similar to other areas of the campground, including piped water and vault toilets. Extra vehicles can be parked in a common group parking lot.
Frog Meadow Recreation Rental Cabin
The cabin is an ideal site if you are looking for solitude, and is also great for stock use, mountain biking, hunting, hiking and more. The sky is so clear at Frog Meadow that bringing a telescope for star gazing is a real treat Nearby Tobias Lookout has incredible views of the surrounding area and is staffed during the summer season. Find out more here.
Grouse Valley Cabin Complex
Grouse Valley is located in the Giant Sequoia National Monument within Sequoia National Forest. The facility is actually a complex of three cabins, including the Caretakers Cabin, Hillside Cabin and Lakeside Cabin. The Lakeside Cabin is the largest of the three and can accommodate up to 12 people. Both the Hillside Cabin and the Caretakers Cabin, which is a guesthouse attached to the garage, can accommodate 10 people. The property is nestled in an open scenic valley, which contains two lakes surrounded by pine and oak trees and a few small fruit and nut orchards. The serenity and open space provided at Upper Grouse presents visitors with a rare opportunity to enjoy the Sequoia National Forest apart from the traditional campground experience. Find out more here.
Mountain Home Guard Station Recreation Rental
Located near Balch Park and Mountain Home Demonstration State Forest, this 900 sq ft cabin, which was built in the early 1930s for Forest Service personnel, is a rustic mountain cabin. The cabin offers all the comforts of home prior to the invention of electricity. The amenities include a fully equipped kitchen with propane appliances, dishes and utensils. There is also a bathroom that features a tub shower and flush toilet. Find out more here.
Poso Guard Station
The cabin has expansive views of the San Joaquin Valley and surrounding mountains, including Tobias Peak, and is a great base for a forest getaway. Poso Station Cabin was constructed in 1933 near the small town of Posey to provide a residence for fire patrolmen stationed in that area. The one-story, one-bedroom cabin sleeps five and offers electricity, hot and cold running water and a furnace for fall and winter seasons. Find out more here.
Quaking Aspen Cabin
Sleep among the tall pines, listen to the mountain breeze, and watch the beautiful wildlife while also having a soft bed, a comfy kitchen and a warm shower! The cabin has electricity, hot and cold running water, and a furnace for the cool summer nights. Find out more here.
Wishon Cabin offers visitors a quiet getaway year round. Tucked away in a setting of majestic oaks and pines in the Southern Sierra Nevada mountains, the cabin is a hidden gem. The cabin is located at approximately 3,900 feet and offers amenities such as electricity and running water. Find out more here.