Sequoia National Park photo

Sequoia National Park

Location
California
Formed
September 25, 1890
Area
404,062.63 acres
(1,635.2 km2)
Visitors in 2017
1,291,256

Sequoia National Park is a national park in the southern Sierra Nevada east of Visalia, California, in the United States. It was established on September 25, 1890. The park spans 404,064 acres (631.35 sq mi; 163,518.90 ha; 1,635.19 km). Encompassing a vertical relief of nearly 13,000 feet (4,000 m), the park contains among its natural resources the highest point in the contiguous 48 United States, Mount Whitney, at 14,505 feet (4,421 m) above sea level. The park is south of and contiguous with Kings Canyon National Park; the two are administered by the National Park Service together as the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. They were designated the UNESCO Sequoia-Kings Canyon Biosphere Reserve in 1976.

Learn more on Wikipedia.

Airports Nearby

Visalia Municipal Airport (VIS)
Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT)
Mariposa-Yosemite Airport (RMY)
Inyokern Airport (IYK)
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)
Oakland International Airport (OAK)
John Wayne Airport (SNA)
Ontario International Airport (ONT)
Sacramento International Airport (SMF)

Towns Nearby

Bakersfield
Visalia
Fresno
Los Angeles

Visitor Centers

Giant Forest Museum
Foothills Visitor Center
Kings Canyon Visitor Center

Some centers open seasonally. Check nps.gov for accurate open hours.

Weather Averages

(In Farenheit. Source: NOAA)

* Distances and travel times are calculated to center of the park.