• Giant Sequoia Trees

    Sequoia & Kings Canyon

    National Parks California

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  • The Generals Highway "Road Between the Parks" is OPEN

    The section of road between Lodgepole (Sequoia) and Grant Grove (Kings Canyon) is open. Call 559-565-3341 (press 1, 1) for 24-hour road updates.

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

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SPRING 2007- (early April through late June)

1 List of contents and main story: What's new in the parks?
2 General Information: phone numbers, entrance fees, the difference between national parks and national forests.
3 Crystal Cave tours, general information on activities, pack stations.
4 Wilderness permits for backcountry overnights, information on fire, your fees at work.
5 Safety tips, park road information, rules for mountain driving.
6 Highlights to see and do in Sequoia National Park.
7 Highlights to see and do in Kings Canyon National Park and surrounding National Forest.
8 Facilities and free ranger-led programs in Sequoia National Park (Giant Forest, Lodgepole, Wuksachi, the Foothills, & Mineral King).
9 Facilities and free ranger-led programs in Kings Canyon National Park & surrounding National Forest (Grant Grove, Cedar Grove, & nearby forest areas).
10 Staying overnight: storing food from bears, camping do's and don'ts, list of lodgings on park and forest lands.
11 Campgrounds: Chart of details on park & forest campgrounds.
12 Map of roads in the parks (takes longer to download).

WINTER 2006-07 (late November through early April)

1 List of contents and main story: What's new in the parks?
2 General Information: phone numbers, entrance fees, the difference between national parks and national forests.
3 Crystal Cave tours, general information on activities, pack stations.
4 Wilderness permits for backcountry overnights, information on fire, your fees at work.
5 Safety tips, park road information, rules for mountain driving.
6 Highlights to see and do in Sequoia National Park.
7 Highlights to see and do in Kings Canyon National Park and surrounding National Forest.
8 Facilities and free ranger-led programs in Sequoia National Park (Giant Forest, Lodgepole, Wuksachi, the Foothills, & Mineral King).
9 Facilities and free ranger-led programs in Kings Canyon National Park & surrounding National Forest (Grant Grove, Cedar Grove, & nearby forest areas).
10 Staying overnight: storing food from bears, camping do's and don'ts, list of lodgings on park and forest lands.
11 Campgrounds: Chart of details on park & forest campgrounds.
12 Map of roads in the parks (takes longer to download).

FALL 2006 (late September through late November)

1 List of contents and main story: What's new in the parks?
2 General Information: phone numbers, entrance fees, the difference between national parks and national forests.
3 Crystal Cave tours, general information on activities, pack stations.
4 Wilderness permits for backcountry overnights, information on fire, your fees at work.
5 Safety tips, park road information, rules for mountain driving.
6 Highlights to see and do in Sequoia National Park.
7 Highlights to see and do in Kings Canyon National Park and surrounding National Forest.
8 Facilities and free ranger-led programs in Sequoia National Park (Giant Forest, Lodgepole, Wuksachi, the Foothills, & Mineral King).
9 Facilities and free ranger-led programs in Kings Canyon National Park & surrounding National Forest (Grant Grove, Cedar Grove, & nearby forest areas).
10 Staying overnight: storing food from bears, camping do's and don'ts, list of lodgings on park and forest lands.
11 Campgrounds: Chart of details on park & forest campgrounds.
12 Map of roads in the parks (takes longer to download).

LATE SUMMER 2006 (mid-August to late September)

1 List of contents and main story: What's new in the parks?
2 General Information: phone numbers, entrance fees, the difference between national parks and national forests.
3 Crystal Cave tours, general information on activities, pack stations.
4 Wilderness permits for backcountry overnights, information on fire, your fees at work.
5 Safety tips, park road information, rules for mountain driving.
6 Highlights to see and do in Sequoia National Park.
7 Highlights to see and do in Kings Canyon National Park and surrounding National Forest.
8 Facilities and free ranger-led programs in Sequoia National Park (Giant Forest, Lodgepole, Wuksachi, the Foothills, & Mineral King).
9 Facilities and free ranger-led programs in Kings Canyon National Park & surrounding National Forest (Grant Grove, Cedar Grove, & nearby forest areas).
10 Staying overnight: storing food from bears, camping do's and don'ts, list of lodgings on park and forest lands.
11 Campgrounds: Chart of details on park & forest campgrounds.
12 Map of roads in the parks (takes longer to download).

WINTER 2005-2006 (late November through early April)

1 List of contents and main story.
2 General Information: phone numbers, entrance fees, the difference between national parks and national forests.
3 Activities: Pear Lake Ski Hut, picnic areas.
4 Fire information, wilderness permits.
5 Safety tips & warnings, park road information.
6 Highlights in Sequoia: Things to see and do.
7 Highlights in Kings Canyon Park & surrounding national forest: Things to see and do; Nation's Christmas Tree Ceremony.
8 Facilities & ranger-led snowshoe walks in Sequoia (Giant Forest, Lodgepole, Wuksachi, & the Foothills).
9 Facilities & ranger-led snowshoe walks in Kings Canyon (Grant Grove & nearby forest areas).
10 Staying overnight: Storing food from bears, camping do's and don'ts, list of lodgings on park and forest lands.
11 Campgrounds: Chart of details on park & forest campgrounds.
12 Map of park roads (takes longer to download than other pages).

Did You Know?

Thermometer shows temperature of 100 degrees.

The record high temperature in the foothills of Sequoia National Park is 118 degrees F, reached in July, 2007. Three times in the last decade it has hit 114 degrees. Is this one sign of global warming?