Sentinel Campground

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Camp Type: Tent, RV
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Restroom: Flushing
Permit: Unknown
Shower: No
Wifi: Not available
Entrance Fee: $22.00
Campfire: Allowed
Pet Fee: Unknown
Leash Rule: On Leash
Description

At Sentinel Campground, you'll be staying by the South Fork of Kings River in Kings Canyon. This facility offers potable water, flush toilets, picnic tables, and fire rings. Sleep in sight of sheer granite ridges and enjoy the stunning scenery and wildlife. There are some furrific trails in the area. You'll have to make reservations if you want to come here during peak season. The site is also available for walk-in camping in spring and fall.

Paved roads lead to this campground so that you can bring trailers and RVs here. Note that an entrance fee of $35 per vehicle or $20 per person applies in addition to the nightly camping fee of $22. One loop of sites surrounds a peaceful meadow area. Let the burbling sound of the river lull you to sleep at night. During the day, go exploring on the Mist Falls Trail. This eight-mile sand pathway heads by the water past cascades and whitewater. At the end of your trek, you'll ascend to a breathtaking waterfall. 

Check out the 1.5-mile Zumwalt Meadow Trail to take a walk through mountain fields. Enjoy the scenic views and beautiful spring flowers. The canyon floor habitat includes areas with thick chapparal brush. If you listen carefully and stay alert during your travels, you might spot a variety of birds, skunks, bobcats, deer, and other wildlife hiding in the vegetation. You'll need a state license if you want to go fishing in Kings River.

The campground will let you bring Spot with you, but they'll have to stay on-leash. Dogs need to remain in camp if you use any of the trails. Don't leave them unattended; designate someone to watch your furry pal at your campsite. Immediately remove and throw away their waste. 

This puptacular campground is a great place to come for an outdoor vacation. Spend your days hiking in one of the deepest canyons in the country. At night, enjoy roasting marshmallows around the fire ring. Remember to use the food lockers to store anything that may attract area bears. 

Safety
Forest, Mountains
Mountain Lions, Snakes, Bears
Address
Sentinel Campground North Side Dr
Kings Canyon National Pk, CA 93633
Open Months
April - October
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Address
Sentinel Campground North Side Dr
Kings Canyon National Pk, CA 93633
Open Months
April - October