• Giant Sequoia Trees

    Sequoia & Kings Canyon

    National Parks California

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  • Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Institute Fire Restrictions

    Effective June 18, 2014, the parks are in Stage 1 fire restrictions, see link below for more information. These restrictions will remain in place until further notice. More »

  • Road Construction Delays Begin on Park Roads for 2014 Season

    Expect occasional 15-minute to 1-hour delays at various locations in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks beginning Monday, June 2, weekdays only, between 5 a.m.-3 p.m., 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, 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 »

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"...to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations." from the National Park Service Organic Act Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks meet this mission in many impressive, beautiful, awe-inspiring ways, and work to share it with the world.

Join us! Help with this important mission in as many ways as you can:

Donate to the Sequoia Parks Foundation, the Sequoia Natural History Association, or the park itself;
Join the Sequoia Natural History Association and participate in its many activities;
Volunteer in the parks;

Tread lightly in the parks and other natural areas;

Learn more about how to help take care of the parks and teach others to care for them, too. For example, airborne pollutants from outside Sequoia and Kings Canyon threaten the scenery and vegetation within the parks. You can reduce air pollution that can damage natural areas by walking or riding your bike, carpooling or using public transportation, shopping by phone or mail, telecommuting, and avoiding gasoline-driven power tools.

 

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Did You Know?

Copper Creek Valley.

The mid-elevation Sierra coniferous forest supports a remarkable diversity of tree species. Here ponderosa pine, incense-cedar, white fir, sugar pine, and scattered groves of giant sequoia intermix, forming one of the most extensive stands of old-growth coniferous forest remaining in the world. More...