• Giant Sequoia Trees

    Sequoia & Kings Canyon

    National Parks California

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  • 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 »

Approved Plans

Wilderness Ranger Stations
The replacement of three wilderness ranger stations: Le Conte, Rae Lakes and Crabtree, has been approved. The Rae Lakes ranger station will be the first to be replaced and work is scheduled to begin in fall 2010.

Cedar Grove Bridge Replacement
The replacement of the Cedar Grove Bridge at Cedar Grove Village in Kings Canyon National Park has been approved and the project is scheduled to begin in September 2010.

Big Stump Entrance Station
The construction of a new entrance station to replace the Big Stump Entrance Station in Kings Canyon National Park has been approved. This project will begin as soon as funding is available.

Verizon Wireless Site
The construction of a wireless communications facility at Park Ridge near Grant Grove, in Kings Canyon National Park, has been approved. The project will begin on September 1, 2010.

Did You Know?

Col. Charles Young in uniform

In 1903, an African-American served as superintendent of Sequoia National Park, the first to do so in the National Park Service. Colonel Charles Young and his troops played a major part in completing the first wagon road to the Giant Forest, and the Moro Rock Road. A sequoia tree was named for him. More...