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A view of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Sequoia National Park

Special events

Let’s go on an adventure

Sequoia National Park offers a plethora of adventures during our open seasons, including ranger programs and events presented by the Sequoia Parks Conservancy. Dive deeper into nature’s wonders and discover the unforgettable experiences that await you in the heart of Sequoia.

Dark Sky Festival

Get ready to experience the magic of the cosmos at the 2024 Dark Sky Festival in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park! Mark your calendars for September 6–8, as we prepare for an unforgettable celebration under the stars. Stay tuned for more information coming soon, including details about exciting events, stargazing opportunities, and activities for the whole family. Join us as we marvel at the wonders of the night sky and immerse ourselves in the beauty of the natural world.

A beautiful starry night sky in Sequoia National Park

Half the park is after dark!

Discover the breathtaking beauty of Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks after sunset. With some of the darkest skies in California, our parks offer the perfect backdrop for exploring the celestial wonders of the night sky. Join us for our naked-eye astronomy program, where expert guides will lead you on a captivating journey through the stars and constellations.

A starry night sky above a dense forest with tall pine trees illuminated from below.
Exterior view of Wuksachi Lodge in Sequoia National Park under a dramatic sunset sky


A variety of places to stay inside the park keep you close to the majestic giant sequoia trees, deep canyons and soaring cliffs that make Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks famous.

Two guests at Wuksachi Lodge on the outdoor dining deck


Indulge in High Sierra dining options inside Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, from lodge dining to café counter service.