Big Meadow Campground, California Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions

Take Highway 180 east to the Kings Canyon National Park entrance, where you will be required to purchase a forest/park permit. After entering the park, continue 2 miles where you will stay to the right as though you were going to Sequoia National Park. Continue on the General’s Highway approximately 6 miles to the turn off to Big Meadows. The Big Meadows Road (Forest Road 14S11) is located on the left-hand side of the road. Follow this road approximately 5 miles, where you will find the campground on right side of the road. Please refer to the small scale map, or contact the Hume Lake District office for more specific directions.

Phone

559-325-2232

Activities

CAMPING, FISHING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, SWIMMING SITE

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Overview

Big Meadows Campground is located 75 miles east of Fresno, California, in the Sequoia National Forest and Sequoia National Monument. The campground sits at an elevation of 7,500 feet and has views of the meadow and surrounding mountains. 

Please note, this campground IS NOT within Shenandoah National Park.

Recreation

Hiking into the Jennie Lakes Wilderness and fly fishing in Big Meadows Creek are popular options.

Horseback riders have access to the nearby Horse Corral Pack Station. Numerous trailheads provide access to popular wilderness areas including Jennie Lakes, Monarch and National Park wilderness destinations.

Guests looking for water activities can visit Hume Lake, only 15 miles away.

Facilities

The campground offers 43 single campsites and one double-family campsite. Picnic tables and campfire rings are provided, as are vault toilets.

Natural Features

An open meadow that is surrounded by a variety of pines, including lodgepole, Jeffery and red fir. A creek runs through the meadow.

A trailhead nearby leads into the Jennie Lakes Wilderness.

Buck Rock Lookout, perched at an elevation of 8,500 feet, is a short drive away. Hume Lake is approximately 15 miles from the campground.

Reservation

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