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We camped at Dorst Creek for several nights in June. We loved the location as it was centrally located within Sequoia National Park and conveniently close to Kings Canyon. About 20 minutes to the General Sherman Tree, a bit further to the Giant Forest Museum....More
I'll start with the good. The park is amazing. Even if you're not a nature nut you can still appreciate these gorgeous views and magnificent trees. There's tons of wildlife in the park as well. We seen many mule deer, marmot and, get ready for...More
After camping on the river in Yosemite, our next stop was this place, so keep in mind we had been a bit spoiled. This park is very underfunded. Quiet hours were not respected by several nearby patrons, the spots were small and in many places...More
We lucked out - on a whim I called inquiring about any last minute campgrounds open at Sequoia about 3 weeks from when I called. There was ONE campground open at Dorst Creek. The campground itself is nice - clean, family friendly, nice flushing toilets....More
Dorst Creek, it is named, is maybe 15 minute drive north of the main village where lodgepole campground is situated. At the end of August, not exactly the start of low season, yet this really large and well-spaced campground was very empty, partly I think...More
It's not one per site but shared among multiple sites. Usually not too far, though. Some campground will say to dispose in a drain usually next to the bathroom but unless stated, I think it's OK to dispose into the ground as... More
It's not one per site but shared among multiple sites. Usually not too far, though. Some campground will say to dispose in a drain usually next to the bathroom but unless stated, I think it's OK to dispose into the ground as long as it's not close to the water source such as stream/river. I usually don't use anything toxic to wash my dishes and usually biodegradable soap.