Azalea Campground is a great forested campground located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from the Kings Canyon National Park entrance on Hwy 180.
This Kings Canyon Campground has an easy walking trail to the Grant Grove Visitor Center and is centrally located in the park.
The entire campground is first come first serve with no reservations so you will want to be there early especially during the summer and on weekends.
Campsites are fairly well spread out and have great shade from all of the huge trees. There are trees down from winter storms that are blocking a couple of campsites but the park is working on a lot of clean up still.
There are seven campgrounds within Kings Canyon National Park. We break each of them down in our Kings Canyon Camping guide.
Number of Sites: 110 campsites
Location in the park: 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from the Kings Canyon National Park entrance on Hwy 180
Campsite Cost: $18 per night
Payments accepted: cash, check, or credit cards
Reservations: No, First come first serve year-round.
Latitude/Longitude: 36.7436° N, 118.9656° W
Elevation: 6,500 ft (1,980 m)
Accessible Sites: Site #30 is accessible for people in wheelchairs
Pets Allowed: Pets are permitted within the campground but must be leashed at all times. Learn more about pet regulations.
Are campground Reservations Available? No, first-come, first-served basis, year-round
Flush Toilets: Yes
Potable Water? Yes
Is wifi available? No
Is cellular Phone Service Available? No
Is camp host available on site? Yes
Is firewood available for purchase? Firewood can be purchased at the store in Grant Grove.
Amenities at each campsite:
Fire pit in the site? Yes
Picnic Table in the site? Yes
Bear Box in site/area? Yes, Each campsite has a large food storage locker (47”W x 33”D x 28”H)
RV Camping at Azalea Campground
RV Length: The length of RV or trailer that can be accommodated varies by site.
Dump Station: The nearest dump stations (summer only) are: Dorst Creek Campground in Sequoia National Park or Princess Campground (Hwy 180 at Hume Lake junction) in Sequoia National Forest.
Generators: Generators are allowed between 9 a.m. to 9 p.m
Hookups: No hookups
Important Dates for Campground
- 20 sites are open from early Nov - to mid-April
- 40-88 sites are open from mid-April - to early May
- 110 sites are open from mid-May - to early November
The maximum number of people in a campsite: A maximum of six people (including children) are allowed per campsite.
The number of cars per campsite: Two motorized vehicles per campsite. A valid campground car pass must be displayed.
Checkout time: 12 noon
Quiet Hours: Quiet hours are from 10 pm to 6 am
Maximum Stay: 14-day maximum stay limit.
Check out all of the options for Kings Canyon Camping including site photos and maps
Azalea Campground Map
Photos of Azalea Campground
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