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Kings Canyon National Park, California

Sunset Campground (NPS Campground)

Kings Canyon National Park, California


Generals Highway
Kings Canyon National Park, California 93271
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 157
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 36.737575799848
Longitude: -118.96439157309

Elevation: 6551' (approximate)
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access no
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) no
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi ?
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

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4 Reviews

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Review Count: 31
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $11.00
Overall Rating:      

Great location in Grant Grove. Stayed in site 67 with 31' fifth wheel. This is about as large a trailer as you'd want to bring into this campground (or anywhere else in KCNP). The site was not level... 3 degrees off front-to-rear and 2 degrees off side-to-side. Most other trailer sites are also not level. Good picnic table, fire pit and bear box at each site. Bathrooms are clean and plentiful throughout the campground, as are unthreaded water spigots. No hookups at sites. Pay showers are actually not in the campsite but at the visitor's center/market complex about 1/4 mile away along a trail (or driveable). Very family-friendly with kids on bikes. Drought and beetles have killed about a third of the large trees in this campground, unfortunately. We camped at Sunset Campground (NPS Campground) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
67
Site Surface
Asphalt, Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Tight Turns
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

There is a market in Grant Grove with basic groceries and camping supplies. The drive to Road's End is worthwhile, the road descends into the canyon with overviews of the confluence of north and south forks of King's River, and the river flow is dramatic this year. There is a pleasant 2 mile round trip trail from Sunset campground to the General Grant tree and a grove of other impressive giant Sequoia trees. Or you can drive to a parking area near the grove.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

A very nice campground close to General Grant tree & Grant Grove Village. We camped at Sunset Campground (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
67
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Obstacles
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Our site was close to the entrance & we had good connectivity. Be careful to look for large rocks along the park roads when pulling you rig & turning- some of them are very close to the road edge.

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Review Count: 17
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2008 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

I stayed on labor day and got the last large site. I showed up 2 days early (first come first serve). The big sites are up front, and there aren't many of them. I made the mistake of following the signs to drive all the way around in a circle to get to them. The road gets tight for a large R. I was stressing a little because some of the trees are very close to the road. I'd just back right into one of the sites up front if you have a big trailer and you're staying here. Don't drive the circle; you wont fit in any of the more scenic sights. Beware of huge falling pine cones; a neighbor got a dent in his truck. As with all the other grounds in this park there are no hook ups, but some sites have water spigots. Bring a long hose if you're staying a few days and make friends with your neighbors if you need to use their spigot. The rangers are very friendly, and the sites up front are walking distance to the amphitheater which had a program every night. The next camp is Azalea and you can actually walk over to it. They have quite a few more large sites for larger RV's. There is no dump site near these ground; we hauled ours home. The restrooms were what you would expect from a state park, not exactly clean, and there are no showers. We camped at Sunset Campground (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2008 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice campground. Very close to many trail heads and the amphitheater, which holds nightly lectures during the summer. Short walk to the visitor center, gift shop and market. The park was on a high bear alert but we didn't see any. There is a lot of other wildlife to see though. We camped at Sunset Campground (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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