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DORST CREEK



Created: 2017/05/21 06:49 AM         Last Updated: 2017/08/21 06:49 AM


Attraction Details Attraction Name:DORST CREEK

Attraction Type: National Park

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  • Dorst Creek Campground is in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in central California. at 6700 feet (2042m) in elevation. There are several meadows and small streams inside the grounds. Several popular day-hikes originate from the campground.
  • The campground is 8-miles (13 km) from Lodgepole Village, which in summer offers a Visitor Center, nightly Interpretive Ranger programs, market, deli, snack bar, gift shop, post office, coin-operated showers and a laundromat. It is just 10 miles (16 km) from the Giant Forest sequoia grove and the General Sherman Tree - the world's largest tree in volume.
  • Campground amenities include potable water throughout the campground, comfort stations with flush toilets, free RV-waste-disposal station with potable water, and a pay phone.
  • There is no electricity in the campground. Cell phone service is poor to non-existent throughout the Parks.
  • The entrance fee for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks is $20 for 1-7 days. All Inter-Agency passes are accepted at the Entrance Stations.
  • For general park information, call (559) 565-3341. Plan your visit using the parks' website.



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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park 47050 Generals Highway Three Rivers CA USA


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Latitude:36.6361

Longitude:-118.8097

Directions to Activity:

Both roads leading to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks approach from the west. They are open all day, every day, depending on weather. From the east, no roads reach the park boundary.
 

  • Arriving from the south:
    • From highways 65 or 99, go east on Highway 198E. Follow signs to Sequoia National Park to the park entrance.
    • Vehicles over 22 feet long should approach the parks from Highway 180E rather than Highway 198E, due to steep curving roads.
    • Highway 180E may be reached from Highway 198E using Highway 63N from Visalia.
  • Arriving from the north:
    • From Fresno, take Highway 180E, following signs to Kings Canyon National Park. Once in the park, follow signs to Sequoia National Park and Lodgepole.
  • It takes about 1 1/4 hours to drive to the campground from the south (198E) park entrance or 45 minutes from the north (180E) park entrance.
  • The main park road, the Generals Highway, connects the north and south entrances. Winter storms may cause temporary closures from Grant Grove to Lodgepole.





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