This area of the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks is home to the General Grant Tree and one of the world's deepest canyons. The Kings Canyon Visitor Center offers exhibits, maps, books, wilderness permits, and first aid. Free ranger-led programs are offered during the summer. Check the park website or local bulletin boards for details. This visitor center provides information about both National Park Service and adjacent U.S. Forest Service trails and facilities.
A variety of hiking and nature trails can be found in this area of the Grant Grove of giant sequoias, including a hike to scenic overlooks and waterfalls. This is the northern end of the Generals Highway. Heading south will take you through the Giant Sequoia National Monument and into Sequoia National Park. Heading north leads into the mighty Kings Canyon and the scenic area of Cedar Grove.
The visitor center is located in Grant Grove Village, three miles (5km) east from the Big Stump park entrance on Highway 180. In the conifer zone; elevation 6500 feet (1980m). In Grant Grove Village lodging, a market, restaurant, camping, showers, post office, and gift shop are available.