National Park

Kings Canyon Dog Policy

Kings Canyon National Park is Somewhat Dog Friendly

Trails
Dogs Not Allowed
[]
Campground
Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash & Exceptions []
Roads
Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash & Exceptions []

Home to several giant sequoia groves and the General Grant Tree, the world's second largest measured tree, this park also features part of the Kings River, sculptor of the dramatic granite canyon that is its namesake, and the San Joaquin River, as well as Boyden Cave. Although Kings Canyon National Park was designated as such in 1940, it subsumed General Grant National Park, which had been established on October 1, 1890 as the United States' fourth national park.[1]

Kings Canyon National Park is somewhat dog friendly. Dogs can go with you in the car, any of the campgrounds, and on paved roads, but they aren't allowed on any roads. Dogs can't be left unattended at any time.

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Website
https://www.nps.gov/seki/index.htm
Pet Policy Details
https://www.nps.gov/seki/planyourvisit/pets.htm
Area
722 mi2
Annual Visitors
415,077

Campground Policy

Dogs are allowed in campgrounds on a 6' leash. Bears are active in the area, and dog food must be stored securely in a food storage box when not being eaten. Dogs cannot be left unattended at any time.

The following campgrounds are in Kings Canyon National Park or nearby Sequoia National Park:

Campground Dogs Allowed? # Dog Friendly Sites Equipment
Atwell Mill Campground Yes 20 Tent Reservations/Info
Azalea Campground Yes 107 RV, Tent, Trailer Reservations/Info
Buckeye Flat Campground Yes 27 Tent Reservations/Info
Canyon View Group Sites Yes 16 Tent Reservations/Info
Cold Springs Campground (Ca) Yes 40 Tent Reservations/Info
Crystal Springs Campground (Ca) Yes 35 RV, Tent, Trailer Reservations/Info
Crystal Springs Campground Mid-Sized Group Sites Yes 14 Tent Reservations/Info
Dorst Creek Campground-Sequoia And Kings Canyon National Park Yes 203 Caravan/Camper Van, Fifth Wheel, Pickup Camper, Pop Up, RV, Tent, Trailer Reservations/Info
Lodgepole Campground-Sequoia And Kings Canyon National Park Yes 202 Caravan/Camper Van, Fifth Wheel, Pickup Camper, Pop Up, RV, Tent, Trailer, Vehicle Reservations/Info
Moraine Campground (Ca) Yes 121 RV, Tent, Trailer Reservations/Info
Potwisha Campground Yes 40 Car, Caravan/Camper Van, Fifth Wheel, Pickup Camper, Pop Up, RV, Tent, Trailer, Vehicle Reservations/Info
Sentinel Campground Yes 77 RV, Tent, Trailer Reservations/Info
Sheep Creek Campground Yes 110 RV, Tent, Trailer Reservations/Info
South Fork Campground No
Sunset Campground (Ca) Yes 150 Caravan/Camper Van, Fifth Wheel, Pickup Camper, Pop Up, RV, Tent, Trailer, Vehicle Reservations/Info
Wolverton Stock Campsites Yes 2 Horse Reservations/Info
Campground details from Recreation.gov

Road Policy

Dogs are allowed on any paved roads and parking lots while on a 6' leash.

Location & Map

State
California

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