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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



THINGS TO DO

California's Official Visitor Information
www.gocalif.ca.gov

National Park Serivce - Sequoia & Kings Canyon section - includes everything you need to know to plan your trip
www.nps.gov/seki/

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.)
www.cathaven.com

Fresno City & County Convention & Visitors Bureau
848 M Street, 3rd Floor, Fresno, CA 93721
Ph: 559-233-0836 or 800-788-0836
www.fresnocvb.org

Areaparks.com
Kings Canyon & Sequoia National Park - great resource, easy to navigate - plan your trip, find out what you can see & do, make reservations for campsites
http://sequoia.areaparks.com/

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

Zephyr Whitewater Expeditions
P.O. Box 510, Columbia, CA 95310
Ph: 209-532-6249 or 800-431-3636
www.zrafting.com/rivers/kings.htm

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.
www.sierrahiker.com

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.
www.sequoiahighsierracamp.com

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


SEQUOIA & KINGS CANYON NATURE AND SCIENCE

National Park Service
Nature & Science page exploring the science behind the conservation of our natural resources
www.nature.nps.gov

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
www.sfkingsriver.org

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
www.nps.gov/learn/

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.
www.sequoiahistory.org

Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks Natural Resources
Website featuring components of the Science & Natural Resources Management program (SNRM).
www.nps.gov/seki/snrm/snrm_index.htm


ADVENTURE & TRAVEL SITES

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

GORP
Great Outdoor Recreation
gorp.away.com

iExplore
Adventure & experiential travel in association with National Geographic
www.iexplore.com

Travel for Kids
K
id-friendly must-sees in North America, South America, Europe & Asia
www.travelforkids.com

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

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
www.sequoia-kingscanyon.com/

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
www.VisitSequoia.com

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.
www.montecitosequoia.com

Montecito-Sequoia Lodge - Groups
8000 Generals Highway, Kings Canyon National Park, CA 93633
Ph: 800-549-7100.
www.Sequoia180.com

*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
www.humelake.org

*Camping
National Park Service page on camping at Cedar Grove
www.nps.gov/seki/cgvc.htm


MORE CAVE SITES

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

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

International Show Caves Association
Largo LeoneXII, 60040 Genga, Ancona, Italy
Ph: +39 0732.972108
www.i-s-c-a.org

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


INTERESTING CAVE LINKS

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
www.sequoiahistory.org/cave/cave.htm

NOVA's Mysterious Life of Caves, PBS
The companion Web site to the NOVA program "Mysterious Life of Caves."
www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/caves

Journey Into Amazing Caves
The website of the iMAX movie
www.amazingcaves.com

Nancy's Expedition Diary
A great website for kids by one of the stars of the Journey Into Amazing Caves iMAX movie
www.nancy4caves.net

Oakland Museum of California
Cave pages - education & fun
www.museumca.org/caves/

Cave Science
The website of Dr. Hazel Burton who starred in the iMAX movie "Journey Into Amazing Caves."
www.cavescience.com/cave_science.htm

The Virtual Cave
www.goodearthgraphics.com/virtcave.html

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