Current Road Conditions & Travel Alerts
Find out more about the current road conditions, and whether they'll impact your trip to Sequoia and Kings National Parks. Updated road condition information is also available by calling (559) 565-3341.
- Park fire crews will begin ignitions on a prescribed burn in the Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. The project will be located roughly 1/2-mile northeast of the Giant Forest Museum, and consists of segments on both sides of the Generals Highway. Six days of ignitions are planned. Visitors to the area on ignition days can expect moderate smoke impacts in the Giant Forest, General Sherman Tree, and Lodgepole areas. At night, smoke may be discernible in the parks’ lower elevations and in Three Rivers.
- Construction Update: Entry to Sequoia National Park is recommended via Highway 180 on Monday-Thursday nights, as Generals Highway will be closed from 8 p.m. - 6 a.m. due to construction. This is especially recommended after 6 p.m. One pass-through will occur at 8 p.m. and another at 11:30 p.m., uphill traffic first. Please visit the National Park Service website for more information.
- The Generals Highway between the South Sequoia National Park Entrance and Wuksachi Lodge is open, but conditions may change – you may call (559) 565-3341 for current road conditions.
- Tire chains can be required at any time on park roads and are available for purchase or rent at locations near entrances.
Please visit the National Park Service's website for more information about current park and road conditions.