Buckeye Flat Campground is located in Sequoia National Park, in the heart of the Sierra Foothills. The campground sits at an elevation of 2,800 feet, perched above the Middle Fork of the Kaweah River and shaded by a stand of large Live Oaks. For more information and trip planning please see our website at www.nps.gov/seki . Be prepared at any time of year for a wide range of temperatures and weather conditions. Summers in the Foothills are generally hot and dry; winters are mild and generally snow-free. This is home of the American Black Bear and all food, scented items and garbage must be properly stored in provided metal storage boxes. Motorhomes and trailers are prohibited on the road to Buckeye Flat and in the campground. Local markets sell firewood and gathering dead and down wood is allowed. Federal Highways Advisory: It is strongly recommended that vehicles over the length of 22 feet access Lodgepole Campground, Dorst Creek Campground, and the Giant Forest from the Highway 180 entrance into Kings Canyon National Park. The portion of the Generals Highway accessed from Highway 198 and the southern entrance is narrow and steep and is not advised for vehicles over the length of 22 feet.
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