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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 https://fire.airnow.gov.

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.

Zumwalt Meadow

Zumwalt Meadow provides visitors with a scenic contrast to the powerful rock formations deep in the heart of the canyon. Glorious and lush in spring, and splendid in summer and fall, Zumwalt Meadow is a spectacular alpine setting.

A scenic, 1.5-mile self-guided trail circles the area and offers magnificent views of high granite walls, verdant meadows, and free-flowing Kings River. With its flat, gentle trails, the meadow is great for kids - and makes an ideal introduction to the park. Many rangers say this is the best (and most popular) day hike in the Cedar Grove area. Parking for Kings Canyon's Zumwalt Meadow is available four miles east of the Cedar Grove Village turn off.

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Hiking Trails

Zumwalt Meadow features an easy 1.5 mile loop trail that provides amazing views of the surrounding towering cliffs of Kings Canyon.

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Cedar Grove Lodge Activity

Cedar Grove

Find out more information about the Cedar Grove area of Kings Canyon National Park.

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