Sequoia National Park

Sequoia National Park

Sequoia National Park is spread over 404,064 acres of land in the southern Sierra Nevada east of Visalia, California.

Established in September 1890. The park is famous for its world’s largest trees. Besides General Sherman trees, the park is a complete paradise of gigantic mountains, deep canyons, sturdy foothills, whooping caverns, and mesmerizing waterfalls.

The adventure seekers can go hiking trails, swimming, climbing, fishing, picnicking, snowshoeing, and stargazing.

Major attractions of Sequoia National Park consists of Mount Whitney, Sequoia’s Crystal Cave, John Muir Trail, Obelisk, Angel Wings, Grand Sentinel, and Charlotte Dome.

Best time to visit

Mid-June to August

California’s Sequoia National Park will be comfortable to visit between the months from mid-June to August as the temperature is most stable and many facilities of the park are open.

Things to carry

Have a memorable experience in the park by carrying the following things.

Food

Take healthy food along with you like the veggies, energy bars, dry fruits, etc.

First aid kit

Your first aid kit should consist of Band-aids, pain relievers and antiseptic wipes.

Layered clothing

Weather conditions can change quickly so do wear layered clothing.

Reusable water bottle

There are refile stations present throughout the park, so you can bring a reusable water bottle. 

Along with the above items, you can also bring binoculars, hiking shoes, sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, and a camera. 

Keep the environment clean by carrying the trash along with you.

Tips before Visiting

  • Before exploring the park, don’t forget to ask the park rangers at the visiting center regarding the information of the trails.
  • Come in dressed layers because the foothills might be warm and mountains might be cold in winters.
  • Be careful while driving on mountainous roads.

No. Of Visitors in 2018

1229594

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