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Sequoia National Forest


Sequoia National Forest
1839 South Newcomb Street
Porterville,
California 93257
559-784-1500
877-444-6777

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Named for the world's largest tree, this forest is home to 38 groves of the giant sequoias, as well as impressive granite monoliths, glacier torn canyons, lush meadows, and rushing rivers. There are also several features/attractions here, some of which include; a 50 mile auto route (Kings Canyon Scenic Byway) that descends into one of North America's deepest canyons; several lookout stations-including the highest lookout (Bald Mountain) in the southern Sierra Nevadans; there are 3 National Recreation Trails, 45 miles of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail, and more than 800 miles of maintained roads/over a 1,000 miles of trails. There is a wide variety of year round land and water recreational opportunities. There are more than 50 developed campgrounds, reserved-and first come first served sites that offer a wide variety of different altitudes/features/amenities; all have vault or flush toilets. If you plan to make your own camp, be sure to obtain a campfire permit. There are no electric or water hookups at the campgrounds.




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