Kings Canyon Visitor Center


Kings Canyon Visitor Center is the perfect place to stop for information on your Kings Canyon adventure. Pick up a book, map, or souvenir, and talk to one of the "locals" for first-hand information on good places to check out!

In Grant Grove Village, three miles east from the Big Stump Entrance on Highway 180, the Kings Canyon Visitors Center serves as a compelling introduction to the “trinity of treasures” in Kings Canyon National Park:  giant sequoia groves, the canyon lands, and the High Sierra.  Books, maps, gifts and educational materials for sale.

Hours of operation:  Open daily
Phone: 559-565-4307

Winter Hours:
Open Daily; 9:30 am - 4 pm, closed for lunch from 12:00 - 1:00 pm


Grant Grove Ranger Programs
November 18-25, 2013

Saturday, November 23rd
2:00 PM Big Tree Talk

Sunday, November 24th
2:00 - 3:00 PM Ranger in the Grove

Big Tree Talk:
Some of the sequoias in Kings Canyon National Park tower more than 300 feet tall, and the world-famous Grant Tree is more than 40 feet wide at its base. Meet a ranger at the base of the General Grant Tree to find out what it takes to be one of the largest trees on earth. 20 minutes.

Ranger in the Grove:
How big? How old? What happens in a fire? Look for a ranger or volunteer naturalist along the Grant Tree Trail to have your giant sequoia questions answered. Informal, ongoing.

*Programs may change due to weather or other events. Check the visitor center for the most up-to-date program schedule.


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