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Gateway Restaurant and Lodge

Lodge or Resort
View of the Gateway Restaurant and Lodge from Pumpkin Hollow Bridge. – Glenn McIntyre

Driving Directions

The Gateway is located about 75 miles southeast of Fresno, California about 40 miles east of Visalia, Californa and about 2,000 feet above the San Joaquin Valley.

From Highway 99, exit Route 198 East at Visalia, then continue east to Three Rivers, California. Located approximately six miles above three Rivers, The Gateway Restaurant and Lodge is just across the historic Pumpkin Hollow Bridge and just before the southern entrance to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks on the beautiful Kaweah River.

Call for detailed directions from any location. 1(559) 561-4133

Eco-Friendly Notes

Organic cleaning solutions used, energy efficient lighting, organic waste recycling and on-site water treatment plant.

Locally or Family Owned Business Notes

Proprietors, Glenn and Susan McIntyre, and family proudly serve every guests' needs.

Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains on the Kaweah River, The Gateway Restaurant and Lodge is minutes away from Sequoia National Park, Kings Canyon and other scenic attractions.

Our picturesque location, comfortable lodging, and fine dining make The Gateway the premier Sequoia National Park lodging for a quiet and relaxing vacation. Our complete banquet and reception facilities make us the ideal locale for your wedding, reunion, anniversary, and or other special event.

Enjoy the spectacular view of the middle and east forks of the Kaweah River under the historic Pumpkin Hollow Bridge or find breathtaking panoramic views overlooking the canyon. And, we’re conveniently ocated near the Mineral King, Kings Canyon, and Sequoia National Parks.

Lodging Style and Amenities

Perfect for a quiet, romantic river front rendezvous or some rest and relaxation after your visit to nearby Sequoia National Park, our scenic Kaweah River lodging offers a range of options for your stay.

Choose from standard rooms to a fully equipped two-bedroom river house with a private patio overlooking the Kaweah River. Our most popular cabin features an indoor dry sauna and a private deck with garden views along with river.

From delightful dinners for two to banquet services and special occasions, we know you’ll enjoy our quiet and intimate setting and all the amenities of our Three Rivers lodging.

Rooms and Cabins

All of our rooms and cabins feature air conditioning, in-room coffee makers, writing desks, cozy comforters, fresh pillows and comfortable beds. Movies and entertainment are offered through Dish Network with free wi-fi connections through Wild Blue Satellite service. By popular request, our rooms do not offer telephone service, but calls can be placed from our reception desk. All rooms are non-smoking.

Pet Friendly Notes

Well behaved pets are welcome. $15 additional charge.

Recreational Opportunities

Located in the Souther Sierra Nevada mountains along the Kaweah River, The Gateway offers Kaweah River lodging for a variety of outdoor adventures.

The word “kaweah” is a Yokuts Indian word meaning crow (or raven) cry and is regarded as the spirit of the winged intelligence and the call of the wily, mischievous, and opportunistic spirit of Nature. You’ll find many places to enjoy the spirit of nature in our picturesque surroundings.

Visit the Sequoia National Park (located just 1/4 mile down the road) or venture out for whitewater rafting on the Kaweah River. Take a hike along trails in the Sierra Nevada mountains or enjoy a leisurely trip through Kings Canyon. If you enjoy the beauty of nature and playing in natural surroundings, you’ll find an unforgettable adventure in the Southern Sierra Nevadas.


Seasons Open

Open 365


Rate Range



  • Eco-Friendly
  • Locally or Family-Owned Business

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