• Giant Sequoia Trees

    Sequoia & Kings Canyon

    National Parks California

Brochures and Maps

Please read important park alerts by clicking the red tab above before you come to the parks.

View current and back issues of the park newspaper

Legend of Symbols on Park Map (27 kb) PDF file

The legend defines symbols used on park maps.

Map of Roads within the Parks (4.43 mb) PDF file

All of the roads in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks lie on the western side of the parks. No roads cross the Sierra Nevada east to west in these parks, and none enter the parks from the east side of the mountains). This map shows facilities and some information about road conditions as well as seasonal road closures.

Park Map - all of Sequoia & Kings Canyon (6.21 mb) PDF file

This shows the entire area of both Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Roads are visible, but not much detail regarding facilities.

Park Regional Map (585 kb) PDF file

This shows where these parks lie within the southern Sierra Nevada. It includes road systems connecting Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks with Yosemite National Park, Devils Postpile National Monument and Manzanar National Historic Site.

Range Map of Giant Sequoia and Redwood Trees (28 kb) PDF file

This map of California shows the natural range of giant sequoia trees (all in the Sierra Nevada) and their relatives the coast redwood trees (along the Pacific Coast).

 

Guide (32.2 kb PDF)
Text from the parks' brochure.

Guide en Français (200 kb Format de RTF)
Traduction de texte de la brochure des parcs.

Informationen auf Deutsch (196 kb RTF Format)
Übersetzung des Textes von der Parkbroschüre.

Guia en Español (128 kb Formato del RTF)
Traducción del texto del folleto de estos parques.

Gids in het Nederlands (40 kb Het Formaat van RTF)
Vertaling van tekst van de parkbrochure.

Guida in Italiano (48 kb disposizione del RTF)
Traduzione di testo dall'opuscolo del parco.

Ceština/Czech (188 kb)

Did You Know?

Mineral crystals compared to size of a penny.

Most of the distinctive light-colored rock characteristic of the Sierra Nevada is a granitic rock called granodiorite. A huge formation of this rock, called a batholith, lies within the Sierra. Some 400 miles long and up to 50 miles wide, the Sierra batholith is one of the largest in North America. More...