Things To Do

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.

A man and woman stand on either side of boy, holding hands and looking out at an mountain verlook.

Accessible Activities

Looking for activities suitable for people with mobility issues, or hearing or vision loss? These short films highlight accessible features.

A hiker carries a tot in a backpack. Photo by Katie Kenig.

Day Hiking

Get out and explore! Wander through sequoia groves, look deep into wilderness, or experience wildlife.

A moonrise over reddish peaks


Learn more about backpacking in these parks. Wilderness awaits!

A mule deer, standing in a field of grass and flowers, looks at the camera

Watching Wildlife

Keep yourself and park animals safe with these tips for watching wildlife.

A stream flows past granite rocks and golden fall color of trees and shrubs.

Exploring Soundscapes

Learn more about how scientists study park soundscapes to characterize biodiversity.

A group of people in a cave room near a stream. Photo by Alison Taggart-Barone.

Crystal Cave

Explore underground! Tickets for 2021 Crystal Cave Tours are sold by our partner, the Sequoia Parks Conservancy.

Atop Moro Rock. Photo by Cheryl Enright.

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.

Two hikers below giant sequoias

Explore Sequoia Groves

Whether you see them from your car or hike to a remote grove, giant sequoias inspire awe and wonder.

Two small children sit, enjoying the view. Photo by Tharwa Rabah.

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.

A picnic table with a shade structure. Photo by Alison Taggart-Barone.


Look for picnic areas throughout the parks. Protect bears and other wildlife by storing food safely, even while you're eating.

A woman on a horse in a high Sierra canyon

Horseback Riding

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.

Exhibits in Giant Forest Museum

Visitor Centers

Stop by our visitor centers and museums to explore exhibits, get trip-planning information, and shop in our park stores.


We offer opportunities for a wide range of abilities, including trails and campsite for people in wheelchairs.

People under a starry sky. Photo by Alison Taggart-Barone.

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.

A climber ascends a steep wall. Photo by Daniel Jeffcoach.

Rock Climbing

Granite cliffs and domes provide excellent opportunities for climbing in these parks. Climb on and stay safe!

A ranger leads a group through a doorway carved from a sequoia log

Ranger Programs

Want to learn more about these parks? Join a ranger for a walk, talk, demonstration, or evening program.

Last updated: June 8, 2021

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47050 Generals Highway
Three Rivers, CA 93271


(559) 565-3341

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