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, and your vehicle is longer than 22 feet (combined length), 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 »
Sequoia In-park Shuttle (Free) - 2014 Season Dates Announced
Holiday Shuttle Schedule
November 27-30, 2014
Holiday shuttles will operate daily inside of Sequoia National Park from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. All shuttle buses are wheelchair-accessible. Holiday shuttle service is limited to parking areas adjacent to the General Sherman Tree, Wolverton, and Wuksachi Lodge.
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.
$5.00 (round-trip) or $2.50 (one-way).
Departs: Giant Forest Museum - hourly, approximately 2:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
The fee may be paid by credit card by calling for advance reservations or by cash to the City of Visalia after riders reach the Giant Forest Museum. Without advance reservations, there may not be room on the shuttle bus for additional riders.
Walk and Shuttle
Smart Rider Tips
Approximate Time Between Shuttle Stops
Did You Know?
The unusual diversity of climates and ecosystems in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks led to its designation as an International Biosphere Reserve. There are 580 reserves in 114 countries that hold this honor world-wide.