• Giant Sequoia Trees

    Sequoia & Kings Canyon

    National Parks California

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  • Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Institute Fire Restrictions

    Effective June 18, 2014, the parks are in Stage 1 fire restrictions, see link below for more information. These restrictions will remain in place until further notice. More »

  • Road Construction Delays Begin on Park Roads for 2014 Season

    Expect occasional 15-minute to 1-hour delays at various locations in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks beginning Monday, June 2, weekdays only, between 5 a.m.-3 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 »

  • 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 »

Maps

Sierra regional map showing parks.

Below is a list of downloadable maps in pdf (Adobe Portable Document Format). To view these maps, you will need Acrobat Reader or the Acrobat plug-in for your browser. Note that some map files are large and may take some time to download.

 

Legend of Map Symbols (27 kb) PDF file

Legend: definitions explaining the meaning of symbols used on park maps.

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

The only park areas accessible by road are the western sections. This map includes symbols for facilities as well as some information about road conditions and seasonal openings and closures.

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

Map of the entire area of both Sequoia and Kings Canyon parks. Roads are shown, but not much detail regarding facilities.

Park Regional Map (585 kb) PDF file

Map of the southern Sierra Nevada including roads 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

Map of California showing the natural range of giant sequoia trees (all in the Sierra Nevada) and redwood trees (all along the coast).

Park Maps from Harpers Ferry Center

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park maps are also available from Harpers Ferry Center.

 
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SNHA

For general wilderness trip planning we recommend either the Tom Harrison "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Recreation Map" or the National Geographic "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Illustrated" map. These and detailed maps of specific park areas are available from the Sequoia Natural History Association. more...
 
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USGS Topographic Maps
Order U.S. Geological Survey topographic maps online.

Did You Know?

The Four Guardsmen (four sequoias), with the Generals Highway running between them.

Sometimes you will see sequoias in a straight row. This may happen because sequoia seeds prefer mineral-rich burned ground. When a fallen log burns long and hot, it leaves a strip of bare mineral-rich soil — an ideal place for new sequoias to grow. Years later, we see a line of sequoias!