A Land of Giants

Huge mountains, rugged foothills, deep canyons, vast caverns, and the world’s largest trees exemplify the diversity of landscapes, life, and beauty here. Explore these pages to plan your visit or to learn about the plants and animals here and the threats they face. Ancient giant sequoias may seem invincible, but they, too are vulnerable.

Generals Highway 30-minute delays on weekdays. Affects Travel between Three Rivers and Giant Forest
Generals Highway Construction Info

Find out if road construction delays could have a minor impact on your visit.

White dogwood tree blossoms, with giant red trunks of sequoia trees in the background.
Current Conditions

Check in on current conditions in the parks.

A stretch of road that curves around a bend. The road is surrounded by vegetation and a river.
Road Information

See scheduled opening and closing dates for park roads.

A Sequoia Shuttle large bus. Photo by Alison Taggart-Barone.
Sequoia Shuttle

Learn more about Sequoia Shuttle operations.

Hikers walk among giant sequoias.
Plan a Spring, Summer or Fall Trip

Looking to plan a spring, summer or fall trip? Start here for general trip planning information.

Two hikers below giant sequoias
Explore Sequoia Groves

Whether you see them from your car or hike to a remote grove, giant sequoias inspire awe and wonder.

A sign saying "General Sherman," a split rail fence and a large sequoia trunk. Snow is all around.
Visit the General Sherman Tree

The General Sherman Tree is the world's largest tree, measured by volume. Enjoy a short hike to this tree in Giant Forest.

A tent site at Lodgepole Campground
Camping

Learn about camping options throughout the parks. Campgrounds are reservation only and availability is extremely limited in summer months.

Cedar Grove Lodge. Photo by Kiel Maddox.
Lodging

Four lodges operate within Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, including one that is open year-round.

Western Pacific Rattlesnake curled in pine needles at base of charred tree.
General Safety

Whether you trek into wilderness or stay close to your car, review tips on staying safe in these parks.

A person pushing another person in a wheelchair pauses a moment on a snowy trail.
Accessibility

We offer recreational opportunities suited for a wide range of abilities, including exhibits, walking, camping, and shuttle transportation.

A brown dog with a holiday-themed collar on a leash looks to the left.
Pets

Wondering if you should bring your four-legged friend on vacation? Read more here...

A bobcat sits among dry shrubs
Nature

From foothills to the tallest peak in the lower 48 states, this remarkable landscape provides diverse and dynamic habitat.

Fire burns in ground vegetation below towering giant sequoia trees.
Giant Sequoias and Fire

Learn more about the role fire plays in giant sequoia groves, and the impacts recent higher severity fires have had on sequoia trees..

Early cars parked in the forest
History & Culture

Explore over a century of history in these parks, and learn about the people who lived here before the parks were established.

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

47050 Generals Highway
Three Rivers, CA 93271

Phone:

559 565-3341

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