Last Updated Wed, Mar 25 at 12:45 PM
Effective immediately, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks are closed to all park visitors until further notice. California Highway 180 will remain open for pass-through traffic to access Giant Sequoia National Monument and private property. All other roads and parking facilities are temporarily closed. This includes all lodging and dining managed by Delaware North within the parks.
The health and safety of all visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners is our number one priority. The National Park Service is working servicewide with federal, state, and local authorities to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic.
For guests with reservations during this time period, if you are not able to change your reservation to an alternative date, your reservation will be automatically cancelled and your deposit will be refunded. If you would like to change your reservation to another date or discuss other plans to visit with us at Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, please call us at (866) 807-3598.
The safety and well-being of our guests is always our top priority. We hope this temporary closure supports the national and global effort and look forward to seeing you at our properties at a more opportune time this year. Thank you for your understanding, and please stay safe.
We're looking forward to having you as our guest, and wanted to let you know about the numerous precautions that Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks has taken due to recent events. Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks is actively monitoring the coronavirus situation and taking actions advised by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to ensure the safety of our guests and employees.
We wanted to give you the peace of mind that:
- Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks is following the CDC's guidance relating to employees staying home from work when experiencing symptoms of acute respiratory illness. This includes actively encouraging symptomatic employees to stay home and sending home associates who appear symptomatic. If a Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks employee is confirmed to have coronavirus, managers have been instructed to immediately report it via our corporate crisis hotline.
- Our parent company, Delaware North, is partnering with Ecolab to supply cleaning and sanitation products for use in our workspaces. Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks has ordered appropriate products and shared Ecolab's guidance on specific touch points common to our workspaces that should be disinfected with increased frequency.
- Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks leadership was also briefed on CDC guidance for businesses to plan for and respond to the coronavirus. This includes several directives and communications such as informative posters at key locations, hygiene supplies, environmental cleaning best practices, guidance from the National Restaurant Association specific to food-service operations and local and state health department recommendations. We have also provided employees with a coronavirus update and additional guidance from the CDC.
Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks has long excelled at delighting its guests. You can rest assured we are taking appropriate steps to ensure that your stay is a great experience.