This dramatic landscape testifies to nature's size, beauty, and diversity--huge mountains, rugged foothills, deep canyons, vast caverns, and the world's largest trees. These two parks lie side by side in the southern Sierra Nevada east of the San Joaquin Valley. Weather varies a lot by season and elevation, which ranges from 1,370' to 14,494'. Sequoias grow at 5,000 - 7,000', above usual snowline.
A Land of Giants
Explore Sequoia Groves
Whether you'd like to see sequoias from your car or hike to a remote grove, there are many options for experiencing these amazing trees.
Learn about camping options throughout the parks and vehicle length limits on roads.
Four lodges operate in these parks, including two that are open year-round.