• Giant Sequoia Trees

    Sequoia & Kings Canyon

    National Parks California

Snowplay

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Children building a snowman
NPS Photo
 

Prohibited areas and safety
Snowplay is prohibited in residential areas, the Grant Tree Trail area, the Sherman Tree Road, and other areas as signed. Please be safe and considerate of others as you play in the snow.

Wolverton
7,250 ft. (2,160 m) elevation. An open area with sledding hills two miles (3.2 km) north of the General Sherman Tree. After snowstorms, it may take several hours before plows can get the area open for the day. Cross-country skis and snowshoes are available for rent and snowplay gear is for sale at Wuksachi Lodge.

Grant Grove
6,600 ft. (2,000 m) elevation. Big Stump and Columbine are in the Grant Grove section of Kings Canyon National Park. On nearby National Forest land are the Big Meadows, Quail Flat and Cherry Gap areas. Cross-country skis and snowshoes are available for rent and snowplay gear is for sale at the Grant Grove Market.

 
Map showing locations of park snowplay areas
Map showing locations of park snowplay areas
NPS Graphic

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