Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Institute Stage 2 Fire Restrictions
Effective July 28, 2014, the parks are in Stage 2 fire restrictions. See link below for more information. These restrictions will remain in place until further notice. More »
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, please pay close attention to vehicle length advisories for your safety and the safety of others. More »
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12/09/2012Location: Grant Grove, base of the General Grant Tree | Map Time: 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Kings Canyon Visitor Center Contact Phone Number: 559-565-4307
In 1925 President Calvin Coolidge designated the General Grant Tree as the Nation's Christmas Tree. Join the Sanger Chamber of Commerce and your national park rangers in the spirit of "Peace on Earth and good will to all men," and pay tribute to this wonder of nature.
For details on the event, contact the Sanger Chamber of Commerce at 559-875-4575.