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    Sequoia & Kings Canyon

    National Parks California

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    The section of road between Lodgepole (Sequoia) and Grant Grove (Kings Canyon) is open. Call 559-565-3341 (press 1, 1) for 24-hour road updates.

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What's In Cedar Grove

Information

Cedar Grove Ranger Station: Next to Sentinel Campground near Cedar Grove Village. Books, maps, first aid. Opens in late June. Daily through mid-August, then weekends through mid-September; then closed until spring. 559-565-3793.

Road's End Wilderness Permit Station: At Road's End, east of Cedar Grove Village 6 miles. Local wilderness permits self-issue through most of May. Starting late May, permits issued daily, maps, and bear canister rentals available.

Other visitor centers...

Camping
You are in black bear country. Food storage is required. There is no RV dump station or reservations in Cedar Grove. 6 people and 1 vehicle per site; Metal food storage boxes, restrooms, and drinking water. See the link below for information on other campgrounds in the parks.

Sentinel: Open as needed. 1/4 mile west of Cedar Grove Village. 82 sites. $18/day.

Sheep Creek: Open when road to Cedar Grove opens. On main road 1 mile west of village turnoff. 111 sites. $18/day.

Moraine: Open as needed. On main road 3/4 mile west of village turnoff. 120 sites. $18/day.

Canyon View: Open as needed. On main road 1/2 mile east of village turnoff. 23 sites. $18/day. Five group sites for 7-19.

Other campgrounds...

Lodging

Cedar Grove Lodge located at Cedar Grove Village. Motel rooms. Open in late spring into fall. Reservations: 1-866-522-6966. Front desk: 1-559-565-0100.

Other lodging...

Food/shops

In Cedar Grove Village services open in late spring into fall. Restaurant: Counter-service meals and snack bar. Market & Gift Shop: Supplies, bear canisters, souvenirs, film. For hours of operation call 1-559-565-0100.

Other places to eat and shop...

Other facilities

Showers & Laundromat (KCPS): Coin operated. Open late spring into fall. Check at market for hours of operation and for key to showers.

Cedar Grove Pack Station: East of Cedar Grove Village 1 mile on a side road. Rides from 1 hour to all day; backcountry spot or pack trips. Opens in May; exact date depends on weather. (559) 565-3464; information off season (559)337-2314.

 
View of the Kings Canyon from Lookout Peak
Lookout Peak 6.5 miles up the Don Cecil Trail gives a breathtaking view of the Kings Canyon nestled within the High Sierra.
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

California flag with a grizzly bear on it.

Although California's state flag has a grizzly bear on it, no grizzlies live in California anymore. The last known grizzly in the state was shot in 1922 just outside what is now Kings Canyon National Park. The remaining bears are all black bears -- no matter what color they are.