Plan Your Visit


General Trip Planning Information

  • Trails in Giant Forest offer an up-close view of giant sequoias
    Things to Do

    There are many ways to explore the parks. Find activities that are best for you!

  • Zumwalt Meadow lies along the floor of the spectacular Kings Canyon in Cedar Grove.
    Places to Go

    There are five main areas of the parks to stay and explore. Find out which areas are best for your trip!

  • Wuksachi Lodge in summer
    Where to Eat & Sleep

    Learn about camping, hotels, cabins, and dining options. Find markets and gift shops.

  • Two people sit on a boulder looking out across a wide forested valley and distant mountains
    Trip Ideas

    Not sure what you can do at the parks? Look into some ideas to help plan your trip.

  • Hikers walk on a gravelly trail next to a steep cliff with rugged mountains in the background.
    Day Hikes

    From quick strolls to all-day adventures, there are day hikes for all levels of ability in the parks.

  • A moonrise over reddish peaks

    Learn more about backpacking in these parks. Wilderness awaits!

  • A forest landscape with a yellow sign that reads
    The Busy Season in the Parks

    Weekends and holidays are busy! Learn how to enjoy your trip to the parks without the chaos.

  • 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.

  • An elderly man standing up from a wheelchair next to a ranger.

    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.

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

  • A park map

    Look here for general park maps, interactive online maps, and regional maps to help you locate and plan a route to these parks.


Protect Yourself, Keep Wildlife Wild

  • 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 fast-moving river cascades over rocks.
    River Safety

    Learn how to be safe when recreating near rivers.

  • A metal food storage box is provided at each campsite.
    Store Food to Protect Wildlife

    Bears are active day and night. When camping or picnicking, all food, trash, and any item with a scent must be stored in food-storage boxes.


Park Highlights

  • Group of giant sequoias in Giant Forest, Sequoia National Park
    Giant Sequoias

    Learn more about these magnificent trees, and the important role of fire in giant sequoia ecosystems.

  • 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.

  • A bobcat sits among dry shrubs

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

Last updated: July 3, 2024

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47050 Generals Highway
Three Rivers, CA 93271


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