California Camping Areas

Symmes Creek

Symmes Creek Camping Area is a picturesque campground in the Sequoia National Forest, California. The campground is located on the banks of Symmes Creek, surrounded by stunning mountain views. The campground is close to several points of interest, including the Trail of 100 Giants, which features some of the largest trees in the world. Other nearby points of interest include Dome Rock, California Hot Springs, and the Kern River.

The campground includes 15 campsites, each equipped with picnic tables and fire rings. There are no hookups available, but potable water and vault toilets are provided. The campground operates on a first-come, first-served basis, so visitors are advised to arrive early to secure a site.

The area surrounding Symmes Creek Camping Area is known for its natural beauty, with the Sequoia trees, granite domes, and high mountain peaks. One quirky fact about the area is that it is home to the Western Bluebird, which is the state bird of California. The best time to visit the campground is during the summer months, between June and September, when temperatures range from the mid-70s to mid-80s Fahrenheit.

Overall, Symmes Creek Camping Area is an excellent choice for anyone looking for a peaceful getaway in a stunning natural setting. With its close proximity to several points of interest and the availability of basic amenities, it is a great option for both experienced and novice campers alike. Get driving directions.


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