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Fresno, California Sequoia & Kings County National Park

Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park

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86724 Hwy 180Kings Canyon National ParkCalifornia 93633
559-335-2856
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Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park

There's non-stop adventure at this Central Valley national park. Whether you're a cave explorer, bird watcher, or looking to fulfill your need for outdoor adventure, discover it all at Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park. Visitors will love fishing, hiking, back packing, camping and spelunking in mysterious caves. For a real treat, don't miss a visit to some of the park's oldest inhabitants - stunning sequoia trees stretching up to 26-stories tall.

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Best Natural Landmarks -

Hume Lake, General Sherman Tree, Moro Rock, Big Stump Basin

Five Park Regions -

Foothills, Mineral King, Giant Forest, Grant Grove, Cedar Grove

Best Spots For Kids -

Beetle Rock Education Center, Ranger Program Tours through the Five Park Regions

Activities

  • Marvel at the world's largest sequoias
  • Take in views from Moro Rock
  • Enjoy fishing on Hume Lake
  • Explore Crystal Cave
  • Learn about groves at the Giant
    Forest Museum

What To Know Before You Go

A convenient park shuttle runs from late May to September. Pick up basic food supplies, film for your camera and souvenirs at Cedar Grove, Grant Grove, Lodgepole and Wuksachi Village. Check the park’s website often for up-to-date information on road closures and weather advisories.

How To Spot The Giant Sequoias

Within the park, you’ll be astounded by the towering sequoia trees, some of which are between 1,800 and 2,700 years old, and as tall as a 26-story building. Take in the beauty and wonder of these large giants, including the Giant Forest’s General Sherman tree, the largest sequoia tree in the world.

FAQs

  • What is there to do in Kings Canyon?


    No matter what you’re in the mood for, discover an outdoor playground teeming with stunning beauty, fascinating wildlife, and plenty of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. You’ll discover 800 marked trails and 50 cross-country trails. Go fishing at Hume Lake, or learn about Big Trees at the Giant Forest Museum
  • What are the most popular hiking trails?


    Pack a picnic lunch, a camera and head for the trails. Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are home to some of the best trails around including the High Sierra Trail to Whitney Portal, and the 3.8-mile Tokopah Falls trail lined with fragrant pines and firs. For more of a challenge, test your endurance on The High Sierra Trail from Gultar Lake to Mount Whitney Summit.

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