Be Prepared! Tire Chains or Cables May Be Required in the Parks at Any Time
All vehicles must carry chains or cables when entering a chain-restricted area. It's the law (CA Vehicle Code, Section 605, Sections 27450-27503). Road conditions may change often. For road conditions, call 559-565-3341 (press 1, 1). 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, please pay close attention to vehicle length advisories for your safety and the safety of others. More »
A Land of Giants
This landscape testifies to nature's size, beauty, and diversity - huge mountains, rugged foothills, deep canyons, vast caverns, and the world's largest trees.
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks lie side-by-side in the southern Sierra Nevada, east of the San Joaquin Valley. Visitor activities vary by season and elevation
(1,370 to 14,494 feet).
Seeking Public Comments
National Park Service Seeks Public Comments on Plan to Restore High Elevation Aquatic Ecosystems in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.Read More
Plan Ahead for the Best Visit Possible
Begin here with a link to the top things you should know before your visit - Know before you go.Read More
Camping in Sequoia and Kings Canyon
Bring your tent, trailer or RV and camp at one of our 14 campgrounds. Reservations at Potwisha, Buckeye Flat, Lodgepole, Dorst, and some group sites.Read More
Temperatures vary by elevation/location. Be prepared with the right clothing, hiking, camping equipment. Mineral King & Cedar Grove closed in winter.Read More
Visit Sequoia and Kings Canyon's wilderness by taking a day hike, or plan an overnight backpacking or horseback pack trip. Call 559-565-3766.Read More
Lodging in the Parks
Reserve a room at the Wuksachi, John Muir or Cedar Grove Lodge, or the Grant Grove Cabins near the main visitor attractions and amenities.Read More
Sequoia and Kings Canyon's Social Media Network
Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter. Answer or ask a question, share your experiences in the parks with park staff and other fans.Read More
Did You Know?
Sequoia & Kings Canyon Parks form the heart of the second-largest contiguous roadless area left in the lower 48 states. The southern Sierra is so rugged that few roads cross it; you must go north to Tioga Pass in Yosemite National Park or south to Walker Pass or Tehachapi Pass.