Sequoia National Park, California

This landscape testifies to nature's size, beauty, and diversity huge mountains, rugged foothills, deep canyons, vast caverns, and the world's largest trees. Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks lie side by side in the southern Sierra Nevada, east of the San Joaquin Valley. Visitor activities vary by season and elevation 1,370 to 14,494 feet .

Sequoia National Park Info


Sequoia National Park

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Sequoia NP Wildfires Create Beneficial Landscape-scale Treatments

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, Calif. November 28, 2018 – Burning since October 4th in the John Krebs Wilderness of Sequoia National Park, the 1,777 acre lightning-caused Eden Fire is now 90% contained. The onset of winter-like weather and a combination of visual and infrared flights this week have shown the fire’s growth to be very limited.

Two Fires Grow in Remote Area of Sequoia National Park

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, Calif. November 21, 2018 – Started by lightning on October 4th and burning in the John Krebs Wilderness, the Eden Fire area is now 1,430 acres with 5% containment. An infrared flight took place Tuesday night and allowed more accurate mapping as the area was shrouded in smoke the past few days. Due to its location, there are currently no threats to life, property, or other assets.

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Announce Request of Proposals for Land Exchanges in Wilsonia Historic District

SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS, Calif. November 15, 2018 – The National Park Service (NPS) at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks is seeking Requests for Expression of Interest (RFEI) in the exchange of federally owned, improved residential properties in Wilsonia Historic District within Kings Canyon National Park, for privately owned, unimproved properties within the boundaries of the Parks.

Update on Eden Fire in Sequoia National Park

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, Calif. November 14, 2018 – The Eden Fire continues to grow and is now 343 acres as mapped via the parks’ helicopter. Fire has slowed its progress in the Eden Creek drainage on the western edge of the fire. Fire however has established itself on the east side of the eastern branch of Eden Creek drainage. One spot fire was observed on the east flank approximately 200 feet off the main fire and burning actively. Fire does not appear to be moving up-slope (south) towards Homers Nose.

Sequoia National Park Photos

Range of Light

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Range of Light

Sunset on top of the Sierra Nevada. Looking south west to west from the summit of its highest peak,

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West of Whitney

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West of Whitney

Heading to the summit, late in the day. This is about 14,000 feet, looking down to Crabtree past Mt. Hitchcock. The summit is at the top right.

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In the Shadow of Sherman

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In the Shadow of Sherman

Large Sequoia Trees in Sequoia National Park CA. The tree in the center of the photo is the General Sherman Tree, the largest Sequoia in the world, and by volume, the largest tree in the world.

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Forester Pass

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Forester Pass

Panorama from above Forester Pass, looking east. To the left is Kings Canyon National Park, to the right is Sequoia National Park.

Forester is the highest pass on the Muir Trail, as Trail Crest and the descent from Mount Whitney isn't part of the Muir Trail.

Diamond Mesa sunset - explored 02-08-2019

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Diamond Mesa sunset - explored 02-08-2019

Camp site for the last night before Mount Whitney, just south of Forester Pass. Diamond Mesa on the left, and the Great Western Divide below the clouds.

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