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 »
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 »
Sequoia In-park Shuttle (Free)
Winter Holiday Shuttles will operate on the following dates:
November 28 - December 1, 2013
Shuttles run between the Giant Forest Museum, Sherman Tree parking area along the Generals Highway, Wolverton, and Wuksachi Lodge. Contact the park for details: 559-565-4480. All shuttle buses are wheelchair accessible. Shuttle schedule and route map
Giant Forest | Route 1 | Green
Moro Rock / Crescent Meadow | Route 2 | Gray
Lodgepole/ Wuksachi/ Dorst | Route 3 | Purple
Wolverton / General Sherman Tree Trails | Route 4 | Orange
Shuttle From Visalia to Giant Forest
$15 round trip. No additional park entrance fee. Reservations required. Call 877-BUS-HIKE. For more information on shuttle service from Visalia to Giant Forest in Sequoia National Park visit Sequoia Shuttle.
Before Leaving Your Vehicle
Walk and Shuttle
Smart Rider Tips
Approximate Time Between Shuttle Stops
Did You Know?
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!