With over 800 miles of maintained trails designed to help you experience the more than 800,000 acres of designated Wilderness, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks offer incredible opportunities for wilderness recreation.
The Sierra Nevada mountains, reaching from the impressive heights of Mt. Whitney to the tangled oak woodlands of the foothills, have long been a source of wonder and excitement. Begin your exploration of Sequoia and Kings Canyon Wilderness with the links below.
Wilderness permits are required to stay outside of designated campgrounds.
Wilderness Food Storage
Proper food storage can protect park wildlife--and you.
Wilderness Film Series
Watch our series of short films to learn about wilderness best practices, including human waste, hygiene, and food storage.
Use our online mapping tool to create custom maps for trip planning, wilderness travel, and more.
Nearly all of these parks is designated wilderness. This protects the high Sierra while providing outstanding opportunities for recreation.
Tools To Begin Planning Your Trip
Preparing For Your Trip
Before And After
Want to know more about Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks' Wilderness? Check out our Wilderness Information page.
Last updated: March 23, 2021