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General Information

Official Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park Service Website:
Must See. The most in-depth information about Sequoia & Kings Canyon national park.

"Unofficial" Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park Website:
Hosted by John William Uhler. Very detail information.

When to Go

Best visit time -- from Spring to Fall are all good time for sequoia gazing.

Cedar Grove is closed from mid-November to mid-April and Mineral King is closed from November 1 until Memorial Day weekend

General weather information, and ten day forecast and sunset/sunrise time.


At least two days: One day for Sequoia and one day for Kings Canyon.
Giant Forest & Grant Grove -- a full day,
Crystal Cave -- a half day,
Moro Rock Trail -- a half day,
Mineral King -- a half day,
Cedar Grove and Kings Canyon -- a full day.

Suggested itineraries for Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park Region by Frommer's.

If you only have one day?



7 campgrounds at Sequoia, Lodgepole, Potwisha, South Fork Campground are open year-round, others are open from May to September, October. 6 campgrounds at Kings Canyon, Azalea Campground is open year-round, others are open from May to September, October.

Check official campgrounds information and Check campgrounds information comparison tables.

Only Dorst and Lodgepole Campground are available for advanced reservations at Sequoia & Kings Canyon Park reservations.

Wilderness permits are required for all overnight camping outside designated campgrounds. Permits could be reserved by fax or mail. Read official backcountry homepage for more information.

All park campgrounds are in black bear habitat, and proper food storage is required.

Lodges and Hotels:

Inside the park:

Wuksachi Village (open all year), on-line reservation.

The Sequoia-Kings Canyon Park Services Company offer four kind of comfortable accommodations: John Muir Lodge, Stony Creek Lodge, Cedar Grove Lodge, and Grant Grove Cabins. On-line reservation request.

Gateway outside the park:

All lodgings within 20 miles of the park entrances.

Three Rivers, Lemon Cove & Sequoia Park Chamber of Commerce lodging list.

Fresno Chamber of Commerce lodging list.

This Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park Travel Vacation Guide site was most recently updated on 02/04/05. Keywords: Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park.