Buckeye Flat Campground is a small campground located near the lower entrance to Sequoia National Park in California.
This is a tent-only site due to the windy road you have to take to get to the campground. RV’s and trailers are not going to make it around the tight corners.
The campground has great shade and is located above the Middle Fork of the Kaweah River.
There is a stand of large live oaks that provides great shade even during the heat of the summer.
Buckeye Flat Campground
This is an extremely popular campground in Sequoia National Park. You will want to make reservations as soon as you know the dates you are planning to visit the park.
The campsites are fairly close together. There is not a lot of privacy in this campground.
There are a lot of squirrels in this campground. Please be prepared with a sealed container for your food and supplies. The last thing you want is a squirrel to get your dinner before you do.
Season: In 2019, the campground is scheduled to open on March 20 at noon and close on September 25 at noon
Number of Sites: 28 sites for tents only
Location in the park: 7 miles (11.2 km) from the Sequoia National Park entrance
Campsite cost: $22
Payments accepted: Cash, check or credit cards
Reservations: Reservations are available. Campsites are first-come, first-served outside of the reservation dates.
- 36° 31′ 15.8002″ N
- 118° 45′ 45.3499″ W
Elevation: 2,800 ft (843 m) elevation
Accessible Sites: Sites #20 and #24 are suitable for people using wheelchairs.
Pets Allowed: Pets are permitted within the campground but must be leashed at all times. Learn more about pet regulations.
Buckeye Flat Campground Reservations
Are campground Reservations Available? Reservations are available.
Campsites are first-come, first-served outside of the reservation dates.
Buckeye Flat Campground Amenities
Some of the sites are pretty hilly.
Flush Toilets: No, vault toilets
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? Local markets sell firewood and gathering dead and down wood is allowed.
Amenities at each campsite:
Firepit 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 Buckeye Flat Campground
Motorhomes and trailers are prohibited on the road to Buckeye Flat and in the campground.
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: One 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.
Buckeye Flat Campground Map
Photos of Buckeye Flat Campground
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