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KNP Complex Fire Updates

Due to the nearby KNP Complex Fire, we have temporarily closed our lodging, retail, and food services at Sequoia and Kings Canyon. These closures will be re-evaluated as conditions change. Sequoia National Park is temporarily closed to the public. Developed areas in Grant Grove remain open, but Cedar Grove and all wilderness areas are currently closed, and air quality impacts are likely. Check the air quality at

Kings Canyon Reservations:

John Muir Lodge and Grant Grove Cabins are currently closed through September 30. Cedar Grove Lodge is now closed for the remainder of the season. The Big Stump Entrance (Highway 180) out of Fresno is open, and Grant Grove is accessible. However, all facilities and services are currently closed.

Sequoia Reservations:

Sequoia National Park, the Highway 198 entrance, and our lodging at Wuksachi Lodge are currently closed through September 30. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Reservations Office at 866-807-3598.

For more information on closures and air quality, please visit the official National Park Service website.

For the latest information about limited and unavailable services, please visit our Service Updates page.

Grant Grove Village

Grant Grove makes up the western portion of Kings Canyon National Park and is home to the General Grant Tree, a.k.a. "The Nation's Christmas Tree."

Legendary Trees, Visitor Center Services

Situated just inside the Kings Canyon's Big Stump entrance on Highway 180, Grant Grove Village offers a range of amenities and services to enhance your national park experience.

Start at the Kings Canyon Visitor Center in Grant Grove Village to plan your visit and learn more about the High Sierras and the giant sequoias the area is famous for. You'll also find books, maps, and gifts available for purchase in the visitor center shop.

If you're looking for lodging in Grant Grove Village, stay in a quiet, cozy room at the John Muir Lodge, or book one of the secluded Grant Grove Cabins for a more rustic experience. Whatever you choose, both types of accommodation offer easy access to the nearly 900,000 acres that make up Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks. After a day of exploring the southern Sierra Nevada, the Grant Grove Restaurant is a great place to relax and refuel, with seasonal American cuisine in a casual, family-friendly atmosphere.

Additionally, Grant Grove Village serves as the ideal park base camp, where you'll find services like ATMs and a post office. If you need supplies, stop by the Grant Grove Market for groceries, beer and wine, and camping basics - you'll even find cross-country skis and snowshoes for rent during the snowy winter months. And for Sequoia & Kings Canyon souvenirs, the Grant Grove Gift Shop has a selection of clothes, Native American arts and crafts, and other local treasures to commemorate your visit.

And, just down the highway, there's Grant Grove and the third-largest tree on earth, the stately General Grant.

For a map of Grant Grove Village and check-in directions, see the Grant Grove Cabins and John Muir Lodge check-in map.

Winter Driving Update:
During the winter, travel between Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park is impacted by the snow. Please use the following roads to access Grant Grove and Wuksachi Lodge during the winter:

  • Grant Grove: Highway 180
  • Wuksachi Lodge: Highway 198

Related Activities

Grant Grove Village Activity 1

Grant Grove Restaurant

Our recently redesigned restaurant features picturesque views and dining menus that include locally sourced, sustainable and organic ingredients.

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Grant Grove Village Activity 2

Grant Grove Cabins

The Grant Grove Cabins are available in both timber and tent cabin styles. Located in Grant Grove Village, these cabins are for guests who want a more rustic experience.

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Grant Grove Village Activity 3

General Grant Tree

Find out more about this 3,000-year-old wonder and the centerpiece of Grant Grove.

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