• Giant Sequoia Trees

    Sequoia & Kings Canyon

    National Parks California

Ranger-led Programs

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. Check this website again or call 559-565-3341 for the latest updates BEFORE your visit.

Ranger leads park visitors in a hike in the foothills area of the park.
A ranger leads a group on a trail in the foothills. 
NPS Photo

Program schedules and types vary with the season and park region. We offer the widest variety and number of ranger-led programs from late June through August. When you arrive, check visitor centers and bulletin boards in each area for program details or schedule changes.

Programs are offered by both the National Park Service and the Sequoia Natural History Association.

Click on the "View Park Map" at the bottom of the main menu (inside the white box labeled "Park Tools") for specific locations. There is about a one-hour drive between each of the following areas: The Foothills, Giant Forest/Lodgepole, Grant Grove, and Cedar Grove. Mineral King is about a 1-1/2 hour drive from the turnoff at Hwy 198.

In Sequoia National Park -
There are no advertised programs at this time.

Mineral King

This area is closed until spring/summer 2015.


Giant Forest and Lodgepole

Ranger-led Programs for March 2-16, 2015 (PDF, JPEG)

In Kings Canyon National Park -

Grant Grove

Ranger-led Programs for February 23 - March 9, 2015 (PDF, JPEG)


Cedar Grove

This area is closed until spring/summer 2015.


Naturalist-led Programs by the
Sequoia Natural History Association

Wuksachi Lodge - (Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park)

February 2015 (PDF, JPEG)

John Muir Lodge - (Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park)

February 2015 (PDF, JPEG)

To see a complete listing of all programs by the Sequoia Natural History Association, visit:
Sequoia Natural History Association Calendar


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