Sequoia National Park

Travel Guide
Sequoia National Park
See some of the largest and oldest living organisms on earth in parkland filled with trees, mountains, caves and beautiful views. 

California’s Sequoia National Park provides dual attractions of gigantic trees and fascinating geological features. View wide trunks of giant sequoias and tip your head far back to see their tops high in the sky. 

Gather friends to determine how many people are needed to make a circle around a sequoia. For a different perspective, drive your car through “Tunnel Log,” a fallen sequoia on Crescent Meadow Road. Stop for a quiet picnic amid colourful wildflowers.

Visit Giant Forest Museum for information about the biology and history of the sequoias. From the museum, walk along the Big Trees Trail, an interpretive 0.6-mile (1-kilometre) paved loop through a sequoia grove. The statistics on sequoias are impressive. Some trees are 3,000 years old. These evergreens grow to 300 feet (90 metres) in height and 40 feet (12 metres) in diameter. Look for General Sherman, the largest known sequoia in the United States.  

Find challenging hikes throughout the park. The Foothills section parallels the Kaweah River. Mineral King, once mined for silver, offers great backpacking up a steep valley. Along the lengthy and scenic Little Five Lakes Trail you’ll see peaks over 12,000 feet (3,600 metres) tall. In winter, snowshoe or cross-country ski on over 40 miles (60 kilometres) of marked trails. For views of Mt. Whitney, make the strenuous day hike to 11,200-foot (3,400-metre) Alta Peak.

Lodgepole Village near the park’s western entrance has a market and visitors centre. Purchase tickets here to tour Crystal Cave, a 10,000-year-old formation carved by an underground river. Take advantage of ranger-led tours and talks. Learn how forest fires support preservation of these long-lived tree species.

Sequoia National Park and nearby Kings Canyon National Park are located in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains and are open year-round. Purchase a daily pass that allows entry to both parks or buy an annual interagency pass for access to all U.S. national parks.

Forward-thinking leaders created Sequoia National Park in 1890 to ensure preservation of these amazing specimens for future generations. Come appreciate trees that were already giants when your grandparents visited the country’s second established national park.

Western Holiday Lodge Three Rivers
Western Holiday Lodge Three Rivers
2 out of 5
40105 Sierra Dr, Three Rivers, CA, 93271
The price is RM327 per night from 20 Feb to 21 Feb
RM327
per night
20 Feb - 21 Feb
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Wuksachi Lodge
Wuksachi Lodge
2.5 out of 5
64740 Wuksachi Way Wuksachi Vi, Sequoia National Park, CA, 93262
The price is RM967 per night from 22 Feb to 23 Feb
RM967
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22 Feb - 23 Feb
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Sequoia National Park. Enjoy free parking, breakfast and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the bar and the helpful ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,017 reviews)
"If you want to stay in Sequoia in the winter, there really aren't other options. Even so, we thought the rooms and lodge were pretty nice. We found most of the staff to be helpful and friendly. We brought most of our own food, so can't speak to the dining options much. Our sink drain leaked, so facilities ..."

Reviewed on 25 Jan 2023

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Comfort Inn & Suites Sequoia/Kings Canyon
Comfort Inn & Suites Sequoia/Kings Canyon
2.5 out of 5
40820 Sierra Dr, Three Rivers, CA, 93271
The price is RM481 per night from 9 Feb to 10 Feb
RM481
per night
9 Feb - 10 Feb
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Three Rivers. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
3.8/5 Good! (1,018 reviews)
"Check in was easy and front desk attendant was very helpful and friendly."

Reviewed on 28 Jan 2023

Comfort Inn & Suites Sequoia/Kings Canyon
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Sequoia Riverfront Cabins
Sequoia Riverfront Cabins
2.5 out of 5
Kaweah Genral Store, 40462 Sierra Drive, Three Rivers, CA, 93271
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3/5 (526 reviews)
Rainy weekend getaway
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Reviewed on 17 Jan 2023

Sequoia Riverfront Cabins
Sequoia Resort
Sequoia Resort
3 out of 5
50616 Highway 245, Badger, CA, 93603
Stay at this 3-star holiday home in Badger. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and free bicycles on site. Our guests praise the helpful staff in their reviews. Popular ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (100 reviews)
"It is a beautiful cozy cabin where our family spent Christmas Eve. Thank you to Joseph for his prompt responses prior and during our stay. I would only suggest a new stove as the one there now is a bit aged"

Reviewed on 27 Dec 2022

Sequoia Resort
Silver City Mountain Resort
Silver City Mountain Resort
3 out of 5
Mile 21 Mineral King Road, Sequoia National Park, Silver City, Three Rivers, CA, 93271
Stay at this 3-star cabin in Three Rivers. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the restaurant and the WiFi in their reviews. Popular ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (50 reviews)
"This place is the perfect way to experience Mineral King. The cabins are clean and comfortable, the crew is friendly and helpful and the food is very good. And the highlight is, of course, the unbelievable trails that are nearby."

Reviewed on 13 Sep 2022

Silver City Mountain Resort
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