Dorst Creek Campground
Dorst Creek Campground is along the Generals Highway between Grant Grove and Lodgepole, 10 miles northwest of Lodgepole. Campsites are in a confer forest with nearby meadows and streams. Dorst Creek Campground's central location makes it an excellent basecamp for visiting sites in both Sequoia and Kings Canyon. Besides its more than 200 individual campsites, Dorst Creek also has 4 Group Campsites.
Some campsites at Dorst Creek Campground are designated for RVs or trailers only, some as walk-in tent-only sites, some as tent-only, and many as tents, RVs or trailers. The campground is among the most modern in the area with ungraded facilities and excellent amenities. The spacious campground is popular with families. Children have room to ride their bikes, clamber on rocks, and explore the area. Vehicles over 22-feet long should enter the parks via Highway 180.
Dorst Creek Group Campsites
Dorst Creek has 4 group sites:
- Sites A and B - 12 to 15 people, $50 per night
- Site C - 12 to 50 people, $70 per night
- Site D - 12 to 40 people, $60 per night
Sites can accept up to 2 RVs or trailers or 11 vehicles if they fit on the paved parking area designated for that group. They may be used for sleeping and other inside the vehicle activities. All other activities must occur in the site (not the parking area). Sites have picnic tables, fire pits, tap water, and food lockers.
Campsites open from mid-June to one day after Labor Day. Reservations may be made up to one year in advance by calling (877) 444-6777 or at Dorst Creek Group Campground Reservations.