Changes to Some Opening/Closing Dates for Services and Facilities – Check Back for Updates
Some of the opening/closing dates for facilities and visitor services in the parks have changed due to weather and/or other circumstances. See link for details and match to locations on the park map (under "Park Tools," bottom left, this page). More »
Road Conditions (Entire Park) and Road Construction Delays (if Entering/Exiting Hwy. 198)
Expect 20-minute to 1-hour construction delays on main road through parks (Generals Hwy) until Memorial Day weekend (7 a.m.-6 p.m.). See link for schedule. Call for 24-hour road conditions info: 559-565-3341 (press 1, 1, 1). More »
Vehicle Length Limits Have Changed in Sequoia NP (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 new vehicle length advisories for your safety and the safety of others. More »
You May Have Trouble Calling Us. Use the "Contact Us" Link (Bottom Left) to Send an E-mail.
We are experiencing technical problems receiving some incoming phone calls at the parks. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please keep trying to reach us or check this website for frequently-asked questions. The search box (top, right) may be helpful.
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).
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
Road Construction and Delays
Maximize your fun/minimize your delays by planning ahead for road construction. See our news page for the latest road construction updates.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
Camping in Sequoia and Kings Canyon
Bring your tent, trailer or RV and camp at one of our 14 campgrounds in five distinct areas of the parks. Reservations at Lodgepole and Dorst only.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?
When first set aside, what is now Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks were less than one-ninth of their present size. Over the last century, Congress has made seven major additions to the parks — the last being the Mineral King area in 1978.