• Giant Sequoia Trees

    Sequoia & Kings Canyon

    National Parks California

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  • 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 »

Things To Do

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Your Safety Visitor Centers & Museums
Lodging Ranger-led Programs
Camping Picnicking
Drives & Viewpoints Walking
Cave Tours Wilderness Trips
Rivers Horseback Riding
Skiing & Snowshoeing Snowplay
Rock Climbing

Activities vary greatly depending on the season and region in which you visit. Select an activity from the list above or view things do to by season below.

Activities by the Season

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For information on accessibility in the parks, download the park's accessibility guide which describes access to areas, facilities, and services by people with disabilities. (Download pdf, 182KB)

Things to do in the parks

Did You Know?

Sharp, rocky crest of the Sierra Nevada.

The Sierra Nevada is still growing today. The mountains gain height during earthquakes on the east side of the range. But the mountains are being shortened by erosion almost as quickly as they grow. This erosion has deposited sediments thousands of feet thick on the floor of the San Joaquin Valley.