Road Construction Delays on Park Roads for 2014 Season
Expect occasional 15-minute to 1-hour delays in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks on weekdays only (times vary), including delays to/from the General Sherman Tree, Crystal Cave, and Grant Grove. More »
Vehicle Length Limits in Sequoia National Park (if Entering/Exiting Hwy 198)
Planning to see the "Big Trees" in Sequoia National Park? If you enter/exit via Hwy. 198, and your vehicle is longer than 22 feet (combined length), please pay close attention to vehicle length advisories for your safety and the safety of others. More »
You May Have Trouble Calling Us
We are experiencing technical problems receiving incoming phone calls. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please send us an email to SEKI_Interpretation@nps.gov or check the "More" link for trip-planning information. More »
Sequoia and Kings Canyon museum collections represent a significant cultural heritage and research resource. Together they include more than 800,000 objects. The museum collections preserve and reflect the natural and social history of a significant region of the southern Sierra Nevada.
Important collections include:
These collections are housed primarily in the Museum Collections Area of the Ash Mountain Headquarters Building. A handful of items are currently on display in Visitor Centers or stored on-site in historic structures.
For more information, contact the parks' curator at 559-565-3133.
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Did You Know?
Picnic areas are a major source of problem bears. Bears quickly lose their fear of humans when allowed access to our food. They wind up dead, hit by cars or shot because they threaten people. Store all food immediately on arrival, stay close to food at tables, and put all trash in bearproof cans!