• Giant Sequoia Trees

    Sequoia & Kings Canyon

    National Parks California

Public Transportation

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.

 

Shuttles run seven days a week, generally, from Memorial Day through Labor Day weekends.
Contact the park for details: 559-565-4436.

Shuttle from Visalia
Sightsee while you ride to the park during the summer season. The Sequoia Shuttle runs from Visalia, through Three Rivers, and up to the Giant Forest Museum, where you can transfer to the free in-park shuttle. A round-trip ride costs $15, and covers the park entrance fee. All shuttle buses are wheelchair accessible.

For details and reservations online see www.sequoiashuttle.com, or call 1-877-BUS-HIKE.

Once at the Giant Forest Museum, you can ride the free in-park shuttle which also runs during the summer.

Airplane
The closest commercial airports are in Fresno and Visalia. Fresno Air Terminal (or "Fresno Yosemite International") is 1¼ hours from the Kings Canyon National Park entrance on Highway 180 and 1¾ hours from the Sequoia National Park entrance on Highway 198.

Visalia Airport is 1 hour from the Sequoia National Park entrance on Highway 198 and 1½ hours from Kings Canyon National Park entrance on Highway 180.

Train
Amtrak serves Visalia twice daily via motor coach. These buses connect trains stopping in Hanford with the same Transit Center in Visalia served by the Sequoia Park Shuttle (see above). (Hanford is about 30 miles west of Visalia, 1¼ hours from the Sequoia National Park entrance on Highway 198.)

There is also an Amtrak station in Fresno (1¾ hours from Kings Canyon National Park entrance on Highway 180). However, there is no available shuttle service from Fresno to the parks.

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