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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a relaxing quiet getaway with a fire, the trees and the stars near the giant forest and this was a great location. It's on the north side of the main attractions and just far away enough to enjoy a the nature and stars. Pick a site that's higher than 60 and I recommend the 99 to... More 

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Concord, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived around dinner time on Friday, and there were people in our spot. Well sorta. There's no real clear boundaries so the people above us had 4 tents, one of which was in our spot. The rangers didn't seem to care either. Luckily there's a space (on a slope) to the right where we setup. A little bit of... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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16 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Site 156 is more private, in the corner, surrounded by rocks, and backs up to forest. Our friends had that site which made it nice because we could just hang out on their site. The rest of the sites are VERY close together, especially in loop F. 150-159 are almost on top of each other. The picnic tables, fire pits,... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

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 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

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 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

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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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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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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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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