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Click HERE to download a PDF National Park Service map of Sequoia and Kings Canyon.


Located in the Kings Canyon adjacent to Giant Sequoia National Monument - the area is stunningly beautiful. Be sure to plan additional activities when you visit Boyden Cavern, even if it's only to spend a few days to soak in the peaceful tranquility of nature at its best.

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Things to Do | Places to Stay | Sequoia & Kings Canyon Nature and Science | More Cave Sites | Interesting Cave Links | Adventure Travel Sites


California's Official Visitor Information

National Park Serivce - Sequoia & Kings Canyon section - includes everything you need to know to plan your trip

Sierra Endangered Cat Haven
38257 E. Kings Canyon Road,Dunlap, CA. 93621
Ph: 559-338-3216
(Located on Hwy 180 on the drive into the park.)

Fresno City & County Convention & Visitors Bureau
848 M Street, 3rd Floor, Fresno, CA 93721
Ph: 559-233-0836 or 800-788-0836
Kings Canyon & Sequoia National Park - great resource, easy to navigate - plan your trip, find out what you can see & do, make reservations for campsites

Kings River Expditions
211 N. Van Ness, Fresno, CA 93701
Ph: 559-223-4881 or 800-846-3674
Whitewater rafting on the Kings River

Zephyr Whitewater Expeditions
P.O. Box 510, Columbia, CA 95310
Ph: 209-532-6249 or 800-431-3636

Kevin Gong's Hiking Page - personal site of avid hiker with great information on hiking in the Kings Canyon, and fabulous pictures
click for link

Kings Canyon & Sequoia Wilderness Hikes
A tremendous resource for hikers to the area, put together by Bill Finch.

Forest Service's Kings River Ranger Station
34849 Maxon Road, Sanger, CA 93611
Ph: 209-855-8321.

The Sequoia High Sierra Camp
Combining the best of wilderness hiking with luxurious amenities located in the Sequoia National Monument
Mailing address:
6771 N. Palm Avenue, Fresno, CA 93704
Ph: 866-654-2877.

Zephyr Whitewater Expeditions
P.O. Box 510, Columbia, CA 95310
Ph: 800-431-3636 or 209-532-6249
Rafting on the Kings River


National Park Service
Nature & Science page exploring the science behind the conservation of our natural resources

Friends of the Southfork Kings
P.O. Box 743, Carmichael, CA 95609-0743
Ph: 916-601-9954
A non-profit association with a mission to conserve and preserve the natural resources in the South Fork Kings River watershed

Friends of the River
915 20th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Ph: (916-442-3155
California's statewide river conservation organization
click for link

National Park Service - Interpretation & Education page
A great place to find classroom materials, student research information, & personal education to make your visit to the national park more informed

The Sequoia Natural History Association
HCR-89 Box 10, Three Rivers, CA 93271
Ph: 559-565-3759
Dedicated to supporting education, interpretation, research, and the natural and historic preservation of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, and other areas of the National Park System.

Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks Natural Resources
Website featuring components of the Science & Natural Resources Management program (SNRM).


Earthtrek Expeditions
PO Box 1010, Lotus, CA 95651
Ph: 530-642-1900 or  800-229-TREK

Great Outdoor Recreation

Adventure & experiential travel in association with National Geographic

Travel for Kids
id-friendly must-sees in North America, South America, Europe & Asia

Trip Advisor
Read unbiased opinions about hotels and vacations at TripAdvisor.

Sequoia-Kings Canyon Park Services
PO Box 907, Kings Canyon National Park, CA  93633
Ph: 866-KCANYON or 559-335-5500
Book your lodging online at John Muir Lodge, Stony Creek Lodge, Cedar Grove Lodge & Grant Grove Cabins

Parks Services at Sequoia
P.O. Box 89, Sequoia National Park, CA 93262
Ph: 888-252-5757 or 559-253-2199
Arrange lodging at Wuksachi Village & Lodge, Lodgepole Village & Bearpaw High Sierra Camp

Montecito-Sequoia Lodge
8000 Generals Highway, Kings Canyon National Park, CA 93633
Ph: 800-843-8677 or 559-565-3388
Individual/family reservations: 800-227-9900 or 650-967-9502
Super, child-friendly lodge with fantastic views, heated pool, spa, paddleboats & canoes, horsehoe pit, tennis courts, evening recreation, buffet meals etc. Choose to stay in lodge, room or cabin.

Montecito-Sequoia Lodge - Groups
8000 Generals Highway, Kings Canyon National Park, CA 93633
Ph: 800-549-7100.

*Hume Lake Christian Camps
64144 Hume Lake Road, Hume, CA 93628
Ph: 559.335.2000
Awesome place to stay for Christian leadership & guidance, fantastic activities for all ages

National Park Service page on camping at Cedar Grove


Crystal Cave, Sequoia National Park
Ph: 559-565-3759
This is the closest showcave to Boyden, and the only other showcave in the park.

National Caves Association
P.O. Box 280 , Park City, KY 42160
Ph: 866-552-2837
United States Showcaves

International Show Caves Association
Largo LeoneXII, 60040 Genga, Ancona, Italy
Ph: +39 0732.972108

The National Speleological Society
2813 Cave Avenue, Huntsville, Alabama
Ph: 256-852-1300
Advancing the study, conservation, exploration & knowledge of caves


Crystal Cave, Sequoia National Monument
Closest showcave to Boyden - cannot purchase tickets from cave entrance, must be purchased in person from Foothills or Lodgepole visitor centers in Sequoia National Park - approx. 1/2 hour from cave

NOVA's Mysterious Life of Caves, PBS
The companion Web site to the NOVA program "Mysterious Life of Caves."

Journey Into Amazing Caves
The website of the iMAX movie

Nancy's Expedition Diary
A great website for kids by one of the stars of the Journey Into Amazing Caves iMAX movie

Oakland Museum of California
Cave pages - education & fun

Cave Science
The website of Dr. Hazel Burton who starred in the iMAX movie "Journey Into Amazing Caves."

The Virtual Cave

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