Sequoia Dining & Picnics
Sequoia's Wolverton BBQ is an experience you won't want to miss. Enjoy an amazing all-you-can-eat Western BBQ, and learn about the park in a unique way through the eyes of a Living History storyteller!
Talk about an authentic location for a western BBQ – Sequoia’s beautiful Wolverton Meadow is the setting mid-June through September* for a spectacular al fresco, all-you-can-eat BBQ under the stars.
Everyone will enjoy this Sequoia restaurant's summer-fresh fare created by the Wuksachi Lodge culinary team, as well as hearing an interpretive talk by one of the park's Living History storytellers (read on for a list of biographies for the various characters portrayed).
In the 2013 summer season the Wolverton BBQ will be open from June 14 to September 1, weather permitting.
Wolverton BBQ Menu
"All You Can Eat" Old West Outdoor BBQ
- BBQ Pork Ribs
- Honey & Herb Glazed Chicken Breasts
- Hamburgers with all the Fixings
- Sierra Bratwursts & Hot Dogs
- Old West Red Potato Salad
- The Peaks Coleslaw
- Fresh Local Summer Corn on the Cob
- High Sierra Baked Beans
- Fresh Local Sliced Watermelon
- Freshly Baked Assorted Fruit Cobbler
- Fresh Brewed Iced Tea & Lemonade
- Beer and Wine Available for Purchase
Tickets for this one-of-a-kind Sequoia restaurant experience can be purchased same-day at the Wuksachi Lodge or Lodgepole Market.
Wolverton BBQ Package
One of the highlights of a summer visit to Sequoia National Park is the delicious Wolverton BBQ Dinner. Enjoy all-you-can-eat BBQ Pork Ribs, BBQ Chicken, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Potato Salad, cool refreshing drinks, and more at the picturesque Wolverton Meadow, as well as an interpretive talk by a Living History Storyteller.
Back by popular demand, our Wolverton BBQ Living History Dinner package includes overnight accommodations and 2 tickets to this delectable Sequoia BBQ experience. Additional tickets may be purchased upon arrival.
This package is available June 14, 2013 to September 1, 2013, weather permitting*
*Outdoor activities are subject to weather conditions.
Rates are per night, based on two (2) adults, and do not include applicable county sales and room taxes. All rates and packages are subject to availability.
A brilliant botantist whose main ambition in life is to travel the world and collect plants. Her travels, like the infamous John Muir, have taken her across the rugged Sierra Nevada including Mt. Whitney. A writer of more than 300 articles and books, this determined botanist overcomes the struggles that overwhelmed women in the late 1800's by becoming one of the first women curators for a major museum. Follow Alice on her adventures in the High Sierra and be inspired to follow whatever dreams you yourself may hold.
In 1879 at the height of the ill-fated Mineral King silver rush, George Smith, a young farmer from Visalia comes to the mining town of Beulah seeking treasure. Heartsick for years over the death of his wife, George hears the mysterious and exciting story of James Crabtree's discovery of the White Chief mine and how he was led to the site by the spirit of a giant white Indian. Driven by the possibilities for finding fortune, this young farmer heads into the mountains and discvoers treasure far more suitable to him than silver. Hear his story and learn how the silver rush was significant in Sequoia's history.
Mate Hildebrand is the music teacher for the Kaweah Colony, a group of socialists living in the Giant Forest before this was Sequoia National Park. Living off the land and enjoying the benefits of the Timber and Stone Act, providing people the opportunity to buy land at just $2.50 an acre, this group of idealists suffer from possibly losing not only their land but their dreams of living cooperatively.
Meet George, an early 20th century mule packer who started his career out of pure interest in working with animals. From mucking stalls to learning the craft of a wrangler to packing prominent businessman and creator of the National Park Service, Stephen Mather, into the backcountry in 1915, this young man demonstrates proper use of packing tools and describes his passion of working with mules.