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Hume Lake Campground

Hume, California


64144 Hume Lake Rd
Hume, California 93628
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 125
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 36.79508
Longitude: -118.90483

Elevation: 5300' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access no
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Dump Station Dump Station no
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup no
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • Public Phone Public Phone no
  • Water Water no
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers no
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities no
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails yes
  • Rec Room Rec Room ?
  • Casino Casino ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Beach Beach yes
  • Biking Biking ?
  • Boating Boating ?
  • Golf Golf ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes ?
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf ?
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts ?
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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5 Reviews

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Review Count: 51
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: September, 2018 - $27.00
Overall Rating:

Typical Forest Service CG. No hookups. VERY tight back-in sites. Not level. Web-site said "full shade", but not so. Long, steep, rough road into CG. Water handy, bathrooms not-so-much; but they were clean, if old & a little tired. Staff scarce, but it was after Labor Day. Still very hot, & dry/dusty. CG full even so. Lots of families, especially over the weekend. 10 mi to Grant Grove; 25+ to Sequoia NP. 35 to Cedar Grove in Kings Canyon. Probably wouldn't return unless with same travelling companions who love the place. We camped at Hume Lake Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Number
23
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Not big enough for my travel trailer
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Not Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Decent store/gas at "Christian Camp" 3 miles. No other gas avail for long way. Easier to get to & from the CG from Grant Grove entrance to Kings Canyon NP via the "Tenmile" road than by following Ca 180. Same distance, but not as steep, winding, or as much traffic.

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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $24.00
Overall Rating:

Hume Lake campground is a nice place for a weekend get away or a place to visit Sequoia and Kings Canyon. This campground has no hook-ups was primarily used by Californians, with some larger groups. The campground has no dumpsite or water fill-up. The campground's location close to the lake provided great hiking and cold swimming. The fishing was a bit more challenging since the state of California is stocking smaller fish. The sites are well spaced out, but the gravel pads and the wooden post make some spots small and a challenge for backing in. Additionally, some pads are not that level, but most are well shaded. The restrooms can be a bit of a hike if you are parked at the far end of the loop. The sites also have bear boxes but no major bear activity had been reported. The elevation helped keep the temperatures nice and cool. The Christian Camp at the end of the lake has a well stocked general store that is open to all. They also have gas (at an up charge) in case of emergency. The campground only provided firewood at a cost. We camped at Hume Lake Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
19
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $24.00
Overall Rating:

Awesome. Shady sites, easy walk to lake. We were able to swim in the lake in June; it wasn't too cold. This campsite is not part of the National Park system. It's in the National Forest, but you have to go through the park. This makes for easy access to the park, but there is plenty to do around the site as well. Especially for bikes because you're allowed to ride bikes on trails in a national forest. We will definitely come back. We camped at Hume Lake Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2008 - $18.00
Overall Rating:

Hume Lake is a great family campground owned by the U.S. Forest Service and run by the California Department of Land Management. The campground is well laid out with spacious camp sites. The restrooms have flush toilets; however, there is only one restroom per loop in the campground, so you may have a bit of a walk to get to the restroom. The entire campground is on a slope, so if the reservation website says that the camp site is unsuitable for tents, it is. Ours was even difficult to level our trailer on. That said, the pluses far outnumber the minuses. Hume lake is great for fishing (it is stocked annually), swimming, and non-power boating. We had deer (I counted 7 together at one time) continually walking by and through our site, and at 5200 feet above sea level, the temperatures are very pleasant in the lower 80’s. It’s a great place to camp, and we’ll definitely return! We camped at Hume Lake Campground in a Tent Trailer.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2006 - $17.00
Overall Rating:

Very nice dry campground in the Sequoia National Forest. Some sites have a great view of the lake and there is a very good store in town. Vault toilets and water faucets throughout the park. At 6000 ft elevation it is cooler and the air is clean. The main driveways are paved and the sites are gravel and they list a maximum length of 30 ft. Beautiful area with nice hosts. We camped at Hume Lake Campground in a Tent Trailer.

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