Driving Within the Parks
Elevations within Sequoia and Kings Canyon range from 1,370 feet (0.4km) to 14,494 feet (4.4km). Extreme elevation changes over short distances means park roads are steep, narrow, and winding. Winter conditions may exist at higher elevations between November and June; roads occasionally close for plowing and chains may be required at any time. After you read the following, check current park conditions.
Follow these recommendations for your safety, and the safety of others:
Watch for wildlife
No gas in the Parks
Last updated: May 15, 2020