The majority of the national park protects a large part of the sierra nevada range with canyons lakes waterfalls and high mountains including mount whitney the highest peak in the contiguous united states. A map showing these parks and their place in the southern sierra nevada including roads connecting sequoia and kings canyon national parks with yosemite national park devils postpile national monument and manzanar national historic site.
Sequoia kings canyon national parks california catalog record only relief shown by contours and spot heights.
Sequoia national parks in california map. In sequoia wuksachi lodge is located at an altitude of 7 200 feet 2200m. The parks lie side by side in the southern sierra nevada east of the san joaquin valley. Like the sky piercing trees that grow only here sequoia and kings canyon s scale is ancient and epic.
Experience exciting sierra recreation on a level that field guides and trail maps only begin to reveal. The national park most visitors come only to see some sequoias but these trees are found in a relatively small area. Sequoia national park is jointly administered with kings canyon national park which lies to its immediate north while enormous redwood trees can be enjoyed by visitors to several different state and national parks around california sequoia national park is home to giants among giants.
This map is based on usgs topographical maps modified and revised by trails illustrated in cooperation with the national park service. There are 28 national park service sites in california as of 2019. Of these two sites are shared with other states.
Easy to follow sequoia kings canyon national park maps. In kings canyon at grant grove the john muir lodge and the nearby grant grove cabins are located at 6 600 feet 2000m. Pdf format maps of kings canyon and sequoia national parks from the national park service.
The list below is a complete overview of each national park site as well as why it s significant where it s located in the state and advice on what you need to know when planning a visit to any of these california national parks. This is a perfect day hike for visitors traveling between sequoia and kings canyon national parks and for those camping at the nearby dorst creek campground. Atwell and east fork groves giant sequoias of the atwell and east fork groves grace the north and south slopes along the east fork of the kaweah river.
For topographic maps trail maps and other publications related to these parks visit the. This dramatic landscape testifies to nature s size beauty and diversity huge mountains rugged foothills deep canyons vast caverns and the world s largest trees. Maps sequoia national park giant forest area.
Weather varies a lot by season and elevation which ranges from 1 370 to 14 494. There are two all season lodging properties in sequoia kings canyon national parks. Land of the giants.
Sequoia kings canyon national parks in california will expand your perspective renew your spirit and challenge your sense of wonder. Area map 100 kb detail map 1 3 mb.