Sequoia National Park, California

Dorst Creek Campground (NPS Campground)

Sequoia National Park, California



Sequoia National Park, California
Phone: (559) 565-4488

Sites: 218
Recent Rate: $20 7/2012

Latitude: 36.6374151172708
Longitude: -118.807429075241

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • 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
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • 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 ?

Review Details

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6 Reviews

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annamom

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Spacious sites and very quiet. Rangers are strict about making sure food is placed in bear boxes. The bear boxes are large. Restrooms were clean and it was about a 15 drive into Lodgepole for showers and laundry. We camped at Dorst Creek Campground (NPS Campground) in a Tent Trailer.

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Diane Luc

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

Date of Stay: July, 2011 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Love this camp ground and the trails are nice. Best part is the bears you might see on the trails. Lots of things to do and see. We camped at Dorst Creek Campground (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

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Sean B.

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2011 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Ideal for those who want to get into the heart of the NP, and close to all the trails, without the crowds. It DOES have a free shuttle service to Lodgepole, despite what the NP website says. Beautiful setting; a black bear strolled past in a nearby meadow whilst there. Fire pits made for a perfect evening beer setting. For those staying for the nature - stay here instead of Lodgepole. We camped at Dorst Creek Campground (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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Josh H

Review Count: 27
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2010 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

This was our first time at Dorst Creek. It's a great campground with a lot of space between sites. The sites are no-kidding, the size they say, so don't reserve a 20' site thinking you'll fit a 20' trailer and your truck. We didn't see them, but there were bears in the campground both nights we stayed here. We also saw a lot of deer. It was relaxing and a cool escape from the Valley heat and we would definitely return. We camped at Dorst Creek Campground (NPS Campground) in a Tent Trailer.

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huntram

Review Count: 30
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2009 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

I had stayed at Lodgepole before, and somehow never heard of Dorst Creek. Several months before Labor day we decided to try a go to Sequoia. Lodgepole was booked, but Dorst had plenty of room. I reserved site 15. Backed up to Dorst Creek and a meadow. Probably 50' between sites on each side of us and they were parallel pull-throughs. This was SO much better then Lodgepole which seems like you are on top of each other! Down side is there is no showers, however there is a dump station and water spigots. With the blue tote and water cans, in an RV it was no problem! Beautiful campground and probably the best site there! We camped at Dorst Creek Campground (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

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Motorhome Madness

Review Count: 7265
States Visited: 55
Helpful Reviews: 44

Overall Rating:      

This is a campground within the Sequoia National Park. As is typical for National Parks,
there are no hookups available. But it is worth it to dry camp here because it is absolutely beautiful! The rangers were very nice and helpful. Make sure you include the total length of your combined vehicles (eg. both trailer and tow vehicle) before reserving a site. We camped at Dorst Creek Campground (NPS Campground) in a Fifth Wheel.

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