• Giant Sequoia Trees

    Sequoia & Kings Canyon

    National Parks California

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  • Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Institute Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

    Effective July 28, 2014, the parks are in Stage 2 fire restrictions. See link below for more information. These restrictions will remain in place until further notice. More »

  • 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 »

Cooperating Association

SNHA educational field trips are a great way to learn more about the park.

Wildflower hikes are popular and informative.

SNHA

The Sequoia Natural History Association is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to supporting education, interpretation, research, and the natural and historic preservation of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, Devils Postpile National Monument, Lake Kaweah, and other areas of the National Park System. The Sequoia Natural History Association is committed to enriching the experiences of visitors and promoting public awareness of the significance of national parks through educational programs, publications, and financial support.

Join SNHA and invest in quality park experiences for all. New members receive an ID card, seminar brochure, SNHA decal, and all of the benefits listed below:

  • 15% off publications in Sequoia, Kings Canyon, Devils Postpile and Lake Kaweah visitor centers or by mail order
  • 10-20% discount on books at most other national park visitor centers
  • Discounts on educational field seminars
  • Discounted admission to Crystal Cave
  • The biannual member's newsletter, the Seedlings
  • Invitation to the SNHA annual picnic
  • Discounts at some local hotels
  • Exclusive member volunteer opportunities

To join or for more information, visit the Sequoia Natural History Association bookstore website.

Did You Know?

Mineral crystals compared to size of a penny.

Most of the distinctive light-colored rock characteristic of the Sierra Nevada is a granitic rock called granodiorite. A huge formation of this rock, called a batholith, lies within the Sierra. Some 400 miles long and up to 50 miles wide, the Sierra batholith is one of the largest in North America. More...