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Corona, California
Reviewed 10 July 2014

Lodgepole campground isn't very far from the Giant forest and the rangers were very nice and helpful. Our family went for the 4th of July weekend. We booked a great site along the river, site 132. Very beautiful and peaceful. We had privacy and watched marmots eating flowers one morning.The marble fork of the Kaweah river that runs through the...

3Thank 007evelyn
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 9 July 2014

We couldn't have been happier with our spot. We had walk-in site #40 and we booked it ahead of time through recreation.gov . The spot we had was right on the creek and it was so peaceful. As the sun started to set deer wandered around the campground grazing on the grass. The only thing I would have changed was...

1Thank Aldrine
Elgin, Illinois
Reviewed 4 July 2014

We were lucky enough to obtain a campsite here for our night in Sequoia area. The actual site was a bit littered with garbage. The need for the bear box and to remove all from our car was explained to us thoroughly - even our booster seats. The restrooms were close by as was a stream for exploring. The visitor...

4Thank Mommaof5kiddos
Orange Co., California
Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

Love camping here. You're right next to a stream running through the campground. You can go on hikes nearby. Just beautiful! And a marketplace is located in the campground, for showers, laundry, visitors center, hot pizza, souvenirs, and any food you might have forgotton.

4Thank campmom3
Reviewed 27 June 2014

We spend three nights here and really enjoyed our stay. The setting for this campground is gorgeous with lots of trees and a beautiful river. The campground is clean and the staff was courteous. The only complaint we had about this campground is the need for another set of bathrooms in the loop across the bridge. They were always busy,...

3Thank kshikn
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 21 June 2014

ENVIRONMENT/BEAR BOX - This campground is very "friendly and cozy", for lack of a better description. There are many families camping here and all campsites are like 10 steps away from one another, so you can smell the nice and warm aroma from your neighbor burning firewood (and marshmallows, hot dogs, burgers, etc) and kind of hear their conversation. There...

8Thank lifesdelights
Woodbury, Minnesota
Reviewed 19 June 2014 via mobile

Awesome spot along the river four nights!! The rushing water sound drowned out all other noises like vehicles and neighbors. Bathrooms and showers were a little dirty and smelly but not much different than other campgrounds I've stayed at. Much better than Stony Creek Campground where we spent one night.

2Thank SmittyMN
Los Angeles
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Arrived at the Sequoia National Park main entrance and saw the sign that said Lodgepole Campground "Full". Oh no we thought, that is where we wanted to stay. I said lets drive by and check if they are really full? Upon arrival at the Lodgepole Campground entrance the friendly Ranger at the window said yes, we do have open tent...

5Thank thematrix
Woodstock, Connecticut
Reviewed 15 June 2014 via mobile

I wasn't sure what to expect from the campground closest to the main amenities in the middle of the park, but Lodgepole was excellent. First, it is right by the pay showers and the market and cafe. Second, it is very centrally located, important because we started the next day with Crystal Cave and finished in Kings Canyon (by the...

Thank KellerIsaacs
Zofingen, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Quite a drive through the park before you get there, but its worth it. The places are large enough and clean. restrooms are in short reach, showers are located in the center. Trails start right of the campground and the shuttle stops here to take you everywhere.

2Thank A W

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Address: One-half mile east of Lodgepole Visitor Center, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Region: United States > California > Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
Number of rooms: 205
Also Known As:
Lodgepole Campground Hotel Sequoia And Kings Canyon National Park
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“Get in early to get a good campsite but we found no trouble late in day.”
 of 5 bubbles MargotE392, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Take shade with you, and reserve a site closer to bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles X4120ZRcathyh, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Sites on outside of loops have more privacy, we also like to be near the rest rooms”
 of 5 bubbles momofallboys2016, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Look for a flat camp ground, close to the amphitheater.”
 of 5 bubbles 137rick, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Check for alerts at Recreation.gov just before you leave on your trip. (Click on the campground as if you are going to reserve something)”
 of 5 bubbles LALanie, 19 Sep 2015 | Read review
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