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Tourist Information in Kings Canyon National Park

Road's End Wilderness Permit Station

Dispenses wilderness permits, rents bear canisters and sells a few trail guides and maps. It's 6 miles east of Cedar Grove Village, at the eastern end of Hwy 180. Out of season, wilderness permits can be self-issued…
Tourist Information in Sequoia National Park

Lodgepole Visitor Center

This center, off Generals Hwy, offers general info. For more experienced staff and trail experts, head to the Foothills or Grant Grove Visitor Centers. Non-NPS staff members here sell books and maps. Rangers issue w…
Tourist Information in Kings Canyon National Park

Kings Canyon Visitor Center

Around 3 miles north of the Big Stump Entrance in Grant Grove Village, this busy visitor center has a very good selection of books, maps and souvenirs. Restrooms and a small museum are on site.
Tourist Information in Sequoia National Park

Self Issue Wilderness Permit Station

Hikers looking to go into the back country during winter will find the self-issue wilderness permit station to the right of the main entrance to the Giant Forest Museum, in the disabled carpark. Don't forget your be…
Tourist Information in Sequoia National Park

Mineral King Ranger Station

Almost 24 miles east of Three Rivers, this small, seasonal ranger station issues wilderness permits, rents bear canisters and sells a few books and maps. Off-season, self-issue wilderness permits can be obtained her…
Tourist Information in Sequoia National Park

Lodgepole Village

This complex includes a grocery store, gift shop, snack bar (under renovation at time of update), a visitor center (summer season only), coin-operated showers (summer only), restrooms and laundry facilities (summer …
Tourist Information in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

USFS Hume Lake District Office

Before visiting the parks, stop here for recreation information, maps and campfire and wilderness permits for the Sequoia National Forest. The office is over 20 miles west of the Big Stump Entrance.
Tourist Information in Sequoia National Park

Foothills Visitor Center

One mile north of the Ash Mountain Entrance, this busy visitor center has a well-stocked bookstore that also sells maps.
Tourist Information in Kings Canyon National Park

Big Stump Park Entrance

Kings Canyon National Park's only entrance station, not far from Grant Grove Village.
Tourist Information in Kings Canyon National Park

Cedar Grove Visitor Center

Small, seasonal visitor center in Cedar Grove Village selling books and maps.