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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Dorst Campground for 3 nights. Our place was 105...a very nice place...lot of space and near the bathrooms. In general you have enough space. The restrooms could be cleaner and no light in there. You can fill up your bottles and it's a quiet nice place to stay with friend or family. If you have no car... More 

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baltimore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in in a walk in site for 2 nights and really enjoyed it. The walk from the car to the site was maybe 30-40 yards, so yes we had to carry everything, but that was done in a few trips. The site had a good amount of privacy - we could see several other sites but we weren't... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dorst is located little bit north of Lodgepole visitor center and main attractions, the campground is very big and nicely spread. Sites are big enough, each with fire ring and not too close to each other. I recommend to pick site at the corners, which are usually close to forest and easy accessible.

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Bakersfield, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dorst campground is in a lovely area very close to the Giant Forest (about a 15 min drive). We planned to camp at Lodgepole and utilize a walk-in site, but discovered that they no longer save walk-in sites past June 15th. Big disappointment! So we continued on driving and found Dorst Creek just north of Lodgepole. The first ranger we... More 

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Chatsworth, California, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We picked this campground because we wanted to be close to sequoia and kings canyon. There are several loops and I highly recommend to pick one of the recommended sites on campsitephotos.com. There are over 200 sites but only about 8 or so recommended. We had site 142 which was on the rim offering views and some privacy. The best... More 

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Pacific Palisades, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Four of us camped here for one night in early July 2016. It was supposed to be two nights, but due to a family matter we had to leave one night early. We reserved a site about two weeks before our trip and were surprised there were spots left considering it was a holiday week. The sites are spacious and... More 

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Buena Park, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This camp is located about 12 miles from the closest store and other conveniences and services. It is beautiful, with lots of big trees, but the sites are mostly on hills. There are very few flat camp sites. You must use bear boxes and they say bears are in the area. We did not see any bears during our stay.

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Blackpool
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place to stay. Ideal for all of the sights and even with the RV we were able to get about really easy. First off you don't need to put food in bear lockers so long as it's in the fridge. Second there are no nearby stores so take enough food to last and a torch for the evening. Plenty... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

My group stayed at Dorst Creek Campground the weekend of July 15th – 17th. Upon arriving, the “check-in” was smooth and quick. They did give a quick reminder of the importance of using the provided bear boxes. During our stay, we did see a camp site get a ticket (or warning) for leaving their bear box open with food/trash unattended.... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

First off, you need to use bear boxes for ALL your stuff. ALL the time. No stroage in your car. Our bear box was in the sun most of the day so we had to use our canopy tent to cover it otherwise the sun was too intense and would melt the ice in the cooler in just a few... More 

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Address: Seven-and-a-half miles northwest of Lodgepole Visitor Center, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Location: United States > California > Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
Also Known As:
Dorst Campground Hotel Sequoia And Kings Canyon National Park
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