• 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 »


Your donations make a real difference in directly helping the parks! You can donate
in many ways:

- give a general cash donation
- make a gift to honor or remember someone or a special event
- request donations in lieu of gifts
- support a specific park fund or program
- make a bequest
- leave a legacy
- leave a gift of property

You can also choose to donate to any of three organizations: the park itself, or the park's two closest partners:

the Sequoia Natural History Association and the Sequoia Parks Foundation.

Click the links above to make a donation to our partners.

To donate directly to the park (we cannot yet accept donations online), mail a check to:

Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks
47050 Generals Highway
Three Rivers, CA 93271.

Many park programs and projects can use a financial boost, including bear management, education programs in the parks and at valley schools, trail building and maintenance, habitat restoration, and search and rescue. Let us know your particular interest and we can describe related programs that could benefit from your help. Click this contact us link or call 559-565-3136.

The wildlife, ecosystems, staff, and visitors of Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks appreciate your support!

Did You Know?

Toppled sequoia tree.

Sequoias get so large because they grow fast over a long lifetime. They live so long because they are resistant to many insects and diseases, and because they can survive most fires. Sequoias do have a weakness — a shallow root system. The main cause of death among mature sequoias is toppling.