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 »
Information on all significant fires occurring in the parks is available on the InciWeb website. This link takes you away from the park webpages; use your web browsers "Back" button to return to this site.
To read additional information on recent fire activity in the parks, click on park News Releases.
Additional maps and information will be posted to this page as fires occur and information becomes available.
Bear Hill Prescribed Fire in Sequoia National Park
Bear Hill Prescribed Fire Ignitions Completed June 2, 2014 News Release (PDF, JPEG)
Giant Sequoia regeneration following a prescribed fire.
Did You Know?
The mid-elevation Sierra coniferous forest supports a remarkable diversity of tree species. Here ponderosa pine, incense-cedar, white fir, sugar pine, and scattered groves of giant sequoia intermix, forming one of the most extensive stands of old-growth coniferous forest remaining in the world. More...