Vehicle Restrictions

Length Limits and Advisories

Vehicles Entering/Exiting Sequoia National Park via Generals Highway (the Main Road through the Parks) and Hwy 198:

Vehicles longer than the recommendations listed below will likely cross the double yellow line. Drivers will be held responsible for any hazardous conditions caused by their actions. Follow the recommendations below for your safety and the safety of others:

  • Vehicles longer than 22 feet (6.7056 meters) are not advised between Potwisha Campground and the Giant Forest Museum in Sequoia National Park.
  • Vehicles longer than 24 feet (7.3152 meters) are not advised between the Foothills Visitor Center and Potwisha Campground in Sequoia National Park.

Click "View Park Map" on the bottom of the main menu to open the "Driving Map" for specific length advisory locations.

The section of the Generals Highway leading to and from the "Big Trees" in Giant Forest was built from 1921-1926. As a result, the road was not constructed to accommodate longer vehicles.

Crystal Cave Road Length Limit

Single vehicles longer than 22 feet (6.7 m) are prohibited. Open during cave tour season, May through late November, weather permitting.

Mineral King Road Length Warning

Extremely narrow and winding road. Open late May through October, weather permitting.

Moro Rock/Crescent Meadow Road Length Limit

Single vehicles longer than 22 feet (6.7 m) and towed units are prohibited during shuttle operation season, May through Labor Day weekend. Closes with snow.

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