• Giant Sequoia Trees

    Sequoia & Kings Canyon

    National Parks California

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  • 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-min. to 1-hour delays in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks beginning Monday, June 2, weekdays only, between 5:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 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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    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 »

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 02/16/2013, 02/17/2013

    Location: John Muir Lodge, Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park Time: 4:30 PM to 5:15 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Kings Canyon Visitor Center Contact Phone Number: 559-565-4307

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Below-freezing temperatures and snow-covered sequoias are a normal occurrence this time of year in Grant Grove. How do our plants, animals, and human residents make it to summer? Find a warm seat by the fireplace and join Ranger-Farrah Keifer in the lobby of the John Muir Lodge for a slide-illlustrated talk about the effects of winter in the Sierra Nevada. (45 minutes)