Driving Mountain Roads
Entering or exiting Sequoia National Park via Hwy 198 and the Generals Highway (the main road through the parks)
In addition to vehicle length limits, be sure to check information on delays due to road construction on this road between the park entrance and the Giant Forest. Vehicles longer than the recommendations listed below cannot navigate the tight curves on this road without crossing the double yellow line. Drivers will be held responsible for any hazardous conditions caused by their actions. Follow the recommendations below for your safety and the safety of others:
The section of the Generals Highway leading to and from the sequoia grove called the Giant Forest was built between 1921 and 1926. As a result, the road was not constructed to accommodate longer vehicles.
Driving within the Parks
Watch for wildlife
No gas in the Parks
Last updated: July 5, 2017