These parks offer a wide range of activities in diverse landscapes in any season. Whether you prefer an short stroll or a week in the wilderness, a quiet sunset or a roaring river, adventure awaits you here.
Whatever activities you choose, come prepared. Weather varies widely at different elevations, and storms can happen at any time of year. Read safety information before you visit.
Want to learn more about these parks? Join a ranger for a walk, talk, demonstration, or evening program.
Stop by our visitor centers and museums to explore exhibits, get trip-planning information, and shop in our park stores.
Explore Sequoia Groves
Whether you see them from your car or hike to a remote grove, giant sequoias inspire awe and wonder.
Get out and explore! Wander through sequoia groves, look deep into wilderness, or experience wildlife.
Learn more about backpacking in these parks. Wilderness awaits!
Drives and Viewpoints
Explore our mountain landscapes along the Generals Highway and the Kings Canyon Scenic Byway.
Junior Ranger Day 2020
Celebrate Junior Ranger Day with special activities for all ages. Participate and earn a free patch!
Nearly all of these parks is designated wilderness. This protects the high Sierra while providing outstanding opportunities for recreation.
Dark Sky Festival
Share your passion for the night sky! Join us for the Dark Sky Festival, hosted in partnership with the Sequoia Parks Conservancy.
Climb Moro Rock
A stone stairway climbs this granite dome in the Giant Forest. From the top, enjoy views of the hills below and the wilderness to the east.
Explore underground! Tickets for Crystal Cave Tours are sold by our partner, the Sequoia Parks Conservancy.
Skiing and Snowshoeing
Ski and snowshoe trails offer a way to travel through Giant Forest and Grant Grove in winter.
Granite cliffs and domes provide excellent opportunities for climbing in these parks. Climb on!
Junior Ranger Program
Kids of all ages can earn a badge by completing activities in our Junior Ranger book! Ask for a free book at any visitor center.
Look for picnic areas throughout the parks. Protect bears and other wildlife by storing food safely, even while you're eating.
Whether you bring your own stock or use one of the pack stations in these parks, a trip on horseback is a great way to see the parks.
When snow falls, bring your kids to one of our three snowplay areas, but be safe! Snowplay injuries are common in these parks.
The rivers in these parks are powerful and cold, and drowning is our most frequent cause of death. Learn more about river safety.
Last updated: December 21, 2019