BUCKEYE FLAT CAMPGROUND
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.
Buckeye Flat Campground offers 27 reservable campsites accommodating tents only. Picnic tables, fire rings and food storage lockers are provided at each site. Flush toilets and drinking water are available within the campground.The Foothills consist of the lower elevations of Sequoia National Park, where the grassy valley floor gives way to granite peaks. Oaks, chaparral and river canyons are plentiful here in an area with more biological diversity than the conifer forests and High Sierra combined. Winters are relatively snow-free and mild summer is characterized by hot and dry weather. Wildlife is frequently seen in the area, including the American Black Bear, mule deer and bobcats, as well as numerous bird species.Buckeye Flat Campground is located within a 30-minute drive from the Giant Forest, home to the largest trees on Earth.
Moro Rock, Crescent Meadow and the Congress Trail are also located in the Giant Forest area, as well as numerous other opportunities for exploration in Sequoia National Park.
The Crystal Caves are about a 45 minute drive 16 miles/26 km from the campground. Reserve tour tickets in advance on Recreation.gov.Whether you are visiting the spectacular sequoia trees in the Giant Forest or backpacking into the wilderness of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, Buckeye Campground offers a convenient starting point. Located just six miles from the Ash Mountain Entrance Station, the campground is within a 30-minute drive to countless miles of trails and natural wonders.