National Monument Association

Explore Giant Sequoia



The Giant Sequoia National Monument is a 328,000-acre U.S. National Monument located in the southern Sierra Nevada. It is administered by the U.S. Forest Service as part of the Sequoia National Forest and includes 38 of the 39 Giant Sequoia  groves that are located in that Forest. The Giant Sequoia National Monument Association supports educational and recreational programs that enhance and facilitate the sustainable management, protection, public enjoyment, and stewardship of the Monument and the surrounding public lands. Use this website as a way to begin your journey of exploring the region.


Recent News

Needles Rock Formation Temporarily Closed

PORTERVILLE, August 19, 2019 – The Needles rock formation, very popular with rock climbers, will be closed for a short duration while the charred staircase from the Needles Lookout is removed.

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2019 Annual Dinner April 6th

The GSNMA Annual Dinner will be held on April 6, 2019, at the Lamp Liter Inn, 3300 W. Mineral King Avenue, in Visalia, CA 93291.This year's speaker will be Rachel Smith...

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