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.
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.
Explore Sequoia Groves
Whether you see them from your car or hike to a remote grove, giant sequoias inspire awe and wonder.
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.
Keep yourself and park animals safe with these tips for watching wildlife.
Granite cliffs and domes provide excellent opportunities for climbing in these parks. Climb on and stay safe!
Want to learn more about these parks? Join a ranger for a walk, talk, demonstration, or evening program.
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.
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.
Annual Junior Ranger Day
Celebrate Junior Ranger Day with special activities for all ages. Participate and earn a free patch!
Explore underground! Tickets for Crystal Cave Tours are sold by our partner, the Sequoia Parks Conservancy. Crystal Cave is closed in 2020.
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.
Skiing and Snowshoeing
Ski and snowshoe trails offer a way to travel through Giant Forest and Grant Grove in winter.
When snow falls, bring your kids to one of our three snowplay areas, but be safe! Snowplay injuries are common in these parks.
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.
Last updated: September 4, 2020