• 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 »

Nearby Attractions

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View across Hume Lake toward the northeast
Just north of Grant Grove Village in Kings Canyon National Park on Hwy 180 is Hume Lake. The lake offers camping, swimming, and picnicking.
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West Side of the Parks:

Sequoia National Forest

  • Giant Sequoia National Monument
  • Hume Lake
  • Jennie Lakes Wilderness
  • Monarch Wilderness

Sierra National Forest

  • Monarch Wilderness
  • Dinkey Lakes Wilderness
  • John Muir Wilderness
  • Wishon Reservoir
  • Cartwright Reservoir
  • Florence Lake
  • Lake Thomas Edison

Yosemite National Park

Lake Kaweah

Kern National Wildlife Refuge

Mountain Home Demonstration State Forest

Kaweah Oaks Preserve

East Side of the Parks:

Devils Postpile National Monument

Inyo National Forest

  • John Muir Wilderness
  • Golden Trout Wilderness
  • South Sierra Wilderness
  • Domeland Wilderness
  • California Bighorn Sheep Zoological Area
  • South Lake
  • Lake Sabrina

Manzanar National Historical Site

Death Valley National Park

Joshua Tree National Park

Mojave National Preserve

Alabama Hills Recreation Area

Map showing national park units in California
Near to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks are a variety of other national park units.
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

Woodcuts from park newspaper symbolizing three special areas in the parks.

The park newspaper (The Guide) comes out five times a year. It covers Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, and the Hume Lake area of Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument. Planning a trip? See the most recent issue for the season you expect to be here and see what to expect. More...