Easy-to-Follow Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park Maps


Conveniently located in the heart of California, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks are roughly equal driving distance from either Los Angeles or San Francisco.

There are two all-season lodging properties in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks.  In Sequoia, Wuksachi Lodge is located at an altitude of 7,200 feet (2200m).  In Kings Canyon at Grant Grove, the John Muir Lodge and the nearby Grant Grove Cabins are located at 6,600-feet (2000m). 

In the summer months, Cedar Grove Lodge provides accommodation at the base of Kings Canyon at 4,600 feet (1400m) on the eastern end of Highway 180/Kings Canyon Scenic Byway (open May through mid-October).

Road and weather conditions can change quickly and at any time of the year.  Before entering the park, all visitors are strongly encouraged to pick up a Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks map and check current road and weather conditions by calling (559) 565-3341. Visitors Centers also offer a variety of trails maps and other interpretive literature.

See below for information about driving your own car to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.

Don't want to drive? No problem. The Sequoia Shuttle from Visalia to Sequoia has you covered. See below under Public Transit.

Transportation by Car

Please note: There is no gasoline available in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Fill up in Three Rivers, Clingan’s Junction. Contact the front desk for information about facilities in the National Forest that may be open seasonally.

For the latest road and weather conditions within Sequoia an Kings Canyon National Parks, please call the 24-Hour Park Information Hotline at (559) 565-3341, then press 1-1-1.

For road conditions outside of the park, please call (800) 427-7623 or visit these CalTrans webpages:

Highway 180
Highway 198

Chain Concierge

Wuksachi Lodge is pleased to announce that when chains are required we will be offering a chain concierge to assist guests with installing their snow chains at the chain-up area along the General's Highway between the southern park entrance (Highway 198) and the hotel.  This service will be available on Fridays from noon to 5:00 p.m., and on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The chain concierge will install chains for Wuksachi Lodge overnight guests free of charge, or for a $20 fee for non-hotel guests.

Assistance is also available at Wuksachi Lodge on Sunday mornings for departing guests beginning at 8:00 a.m.

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