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


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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 7,200-foot elevation.  In Kings Canyon at Grant Grove, the John Muir Lodge is located at 6,600-foot elevation.  In addition, Kings Canyon features the Cedar Grove Lodge is located at 4,600-foot elevation at 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.

Transportation by Car

Please note: There are no gasoline services available in Sequoia National Park.
For the latest road and weather conditions within Sequoia National Park, 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.

   Winter Driving Advisory  

Please take note: the 15 mile stretch of the Generals Highway (via Highway 180) from Montecito-Sequoia Lodge to Wuksachi Lodge can close temporarily during the winter after periods of heavy snowfall. The National Park Service will re-open the road as soon as they can get it plowed, but the road may remain closed for days at a time. During these closures, travel to/from Sequoia will only be possible via the south entrance on Highway 198. For the latest Road Conditions update recording, call 559-565-3134, then 1 & then 1 again when you are prompted. There is a time lapse after pressing 1 each time, so please be patient and stay on the line.

View the winter route map here

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