Moraine Campground

Cedar Grove
Kings Canyon National Park

Cedar Grove

Moraine Campground, Cedar Grove, Kings Canyon National Park

Moraine Campground

Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks
Attractions and Activities

Visitors to Kings Canyon and Sequoia enjoy a wide range of scenic places to visit.

  • Free shuttle to key sites in Sequoia's Lodgepole and Giant Forest area
  • In Sequoia visit Crystal Cave, climb the trail up Moro Rock, see the Sherman Tree, visit the Giant Forest Museum
  • Take a driving tour of some of the spectacular vistas in the parks
  • Junior Ranger Program
  • Create Art in the Park programs - poetry, sketching, painting, writing fiction
  • Dark Sky Festival, August 21 - 23, 2017. Telescope viewings, solar observations, activities, tours.
  • Ranger-led Programs at Grant Grove, Cedar Grove, Wuksachi Lodge, and John Muir Lodge
  • Fish along the Kings River in Cedar Grove or hike to Mist Falls

Key Campground Regulations

  1. Bears: Food and similar items must be stored in bear-proof lockers, not in vehicles.
  2. Generators may only be operated from 9 AM to 9 PM. In Lodgepole and Dorst campgrounds, only operate generators from 8 AM to 11 AM and 5 PM to 8 PM.
  3. Dogs are not permitted on any park trails or on the summer shuttle, except service dogs.

Moraine Campground

Moraine Campground is located at Cedar Grove near Road's End in Kings Canyon National Park. The campsites are in an open conifer forest near the South Fork of the Kings River. Moraine Campground is open for 3 peak periods during the summer. Moraine, Sheep Creek, and Sentinel campgrounds are side by side and nearly identical. Moraine is the farthest from Cedar Grove Village (¾ mile).

All of the 120 campsites are designated for RVs, trailers, and tents. Some campsites will accommodate trailers or RVs up to 30 feet. Visitors to Moraine Campground find good fishing in the river. Hikers enjoy the walk up to Mist Falls and other local destinations. During the summer there are campfire programs at the nearby amphitheater.

Campground Basics
Location: Cedar Grove, Kings Canyon National Park
Mileage/Driving Time: From Fresno - 89 miles, 2:10
Elevation: 4,600 feet
Number of Sites: 120
Open - Closed: late May through Memorial Day
July 1 - mid-August
September 2 through Labor Day weekend
Max. People per Site: 6 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 2
Pets: On leash, always attended
Call for up-to-date Information: (559) 565-3341

No Reservations: first come, first served
Camping Limit: 14 nights from June 14 to September 14 with 30 days total per year
Maximum RV/Trailer Length: varies
Wheelchair Accessible Sites: 71A, 74, 103, 105, 108,
Favorite Campaites: #25, 27, 29, 43, 82, 87, 98
Fees: $18
Check-in, check-out: Check-in anytime, out at Noon

Moraine Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, food locker, fire ring
Campground: restrooms with flush toilets, tap water, amphitheater nearby
Showers and laundry: in Cedar Grove Village
Dump station: Princess Campground at Hwy. 180 at Hume Lake junction
Campground map: Moraine Campground Map
Nearby facilities: Cedar Grove Village with lodge, restaurant, and store
Nearby attractions: Riding stable, fishing, trails to Mist Falls, Canyon View, and other points of interest, visitor center, bike path, summer ranger programs

Moraine Campground, Cedar Grove, Kings Canyon National Park

Moraine Campground

General Camping Information for
Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks

Opening and closing dates of campgrounds are only estimates, usually dependent on snow conditions. Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the website when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite.

Accessible Sites

Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate

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