Attention: Due to severe drought conditions, water conservations measures are in effect at this facility. The showers are closed and the number of operating water faucets has been reduced. Please use water wisely -- no bathing or dish washing at the faucets. Potable water may not be available due to severe drought conditions.

LONG MEADOW GROUP, CA

Long Meadow Group Campground is a remote facility within Sequoia National Forest, in the southern portion of Giant Sequoia National Monument. The area is named for the giant sequoia, the world's largest tree, which grows in more than 30 groves on the forest's lower slopes.Sequoia...
Status: Open through Sat Sep 27 2014   Season Dates

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  • This is a remote area with no nearby conveniences
  • No off-road vehicle use allowed in the campground


Due to the spread of invasive insects, firewood from outside the area is not permitted. Help protect our forests by purchasing or collecting firewood at or near your camping destination and burning it on-site. Click here for more information.

This facility is operated by Sequoia Recreation, a division of California Land Management and comments are welcome; comment forms are available from campground hosts or online.
  • Fire restrictions may be imposed at any time due to hot, dry weather conditions, at which time campfires and charcoal fires may not be allowed. For current fire conditions or weather closures contact the Kern River Ranger District (760) 376-3781.
    • Don't Move Firewood: Protect California's forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. For more information visit firewood.ca.gov.
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    AREA LONG MEADOW GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 36 35 Back-In
    Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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    ** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
    *** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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    Overview

    Overview

    Long Meadow Group Campground is a remote facility within Sequoia National Forest, in the southern portion of Giant Sequoia National Monument. The area is named for the giant sequoia, the world's largest tree, which grows in more than 30 groves on the forest's lower slopes.

    Natural Features:

    Sequoia National Forest comprises about 1.1 million acres. Elevations range from about 1,000 to 12,000 feet, creating precipitous canyons and mountain streams with spectacular waterfalls such as Salmon Creek Falls and Grizzly Falls.

    The campground sits at an elevation of 6,400 feet, near trails that wind through giant sequoia groves, climb up mountains and meander along wild rivers.

    Recreation:

    Touring the Sequoia National Monument is the area's most popular activity. Hikers enjoy the Trail of a Hundred Giants as it wanders through the Long Meadow Giant Sequoia Grove. Other points of interest within the southern section include the Belknap Grove and the Freeman Grove

    The northern portion of the monument is a short drive away, where visitors can view the Boole Tree, which is the largest tree on the National Forest system. Indian Basin Grove is also located in this area.

    Facilities:

    The group campground is configured for up to 36 people and up to 5 vehicles. No hookups are available. Vault toilets are provided. This is a remote facility with no nearby conveniences.

    Nearby Attractions:

    Sequoia National Monument offers numerous hiking trails through scenic sequoia groves.

    The Giant Sequoia Mercantile offers a wide variety of books, maps, gifts, local art, camping supplies and other merchandise that will serve to make trips to the monument more memorable.

    Booking Window
    Thu Sep 04 2014 - Tue Sep 01 2015

    Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Fri May 23 2014 Sat Sep 27 2014
    Peak Fri May 22 2015 Sat Sep 26 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Campfire Rings
    • Picnic Area
    • Vault Toilets
    Within 10 Miles
    • Hiking
    Fees and Cancellation Policies

    Fees and Cancellation

    Fee Information
    Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

    Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
    Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

    Changes and Cancellations
    A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


    Facility Rates*
    Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
    Peak Season
    May 23 2014 -
    Sep 27 2014
    GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $126.00
    Peak Season
    May 22 2015 -
    Sep 26 2015
    GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $126.00

    *Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
    **Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
    Getting There
    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    35.97917, -118.58056
    35°58'45"N, 118°34'50"W

    From Highway 99 turn east on J22. Travel on J22 through California Hot Springs to the "T" intersection, turn left on M50. Travel on M50 for 10 miles to the next left turn at M107. Travel on M107 approximately 6 miles to the entrance to Long Meadow on the right.
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    LONG MEADOW GROUP

      CA 

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (559)539-5230