This dramatic landscape testifies to nature's size, beauty, and diversity--huge mountains, rugged foothills, deep canyons, vast caverns, and the world's largest trees. These two parks lie side by side in the southern Sierra Nevada east of the San Joaquin Valley. Weather varies a lot by season and elevation, which ranges from 1,370' to 14,494'.
A Land of Giants
Explore Sequoia Groves
Whether you see them from your car or hike to a remote grove, giant sequoias inspire awe and wonder.
Learn more about backpacking in these parks. Wilderness awaits!
Bears and Food Storage
Black bears are active year-round in these parks. Storing food properly can help prevent vehicle break-ins.
Last updated: May 30, 2017