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 »
Please read important park alerts by clicking the red tab above before you come to the parks.
Some of the opening/closing dates for facilities and visitor services in the parks may change due to weather and/or other circumstances. Please call 559-565-3341 BEFORE you plan to visit.
ATTENTION: CAMPFIRE AND BARBECUE RESTRICTIONS
In Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Check for current wood and charcoal barbeque fires, gas and propane stoves, and/or smoking restrictions: Fire Restrictions
NOTE: Individual picnic areas may be closed at particular times because of bears or other issues. Picnic areas are not plowed and may be inaccessible after snowfall.
For information on Sequoia and Kings Canyon advisories that may affect picnic areas check bulletin boards, call 559-565-3341, or visit: Current Conditions
In Sequoia National Forest and Giant Forest National Monument: Check for current wood and charcoal barbeque fires, gas and propane stoves, and/or smoking restrictions visit: Fire Restrictions, or call Sequoia National Forest and Giant Forest National Monument at 559-784-1500.
Did You Know?
The record high temperature in the foothills of Sequoia National Park is 118 degrees F, reached in July, 2007. Three times in the last decade it has hit 114 degrees. Is this one sign of global warming?