Sequoia Natural History Association (SNHA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting education, interpretation, research and the natural and historic preservation of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, Devils Postpile National Monument and Lake Kaweah. SNHA is committed to enriching the experiences of visitors and promoting public awareness of the significance of public lands through educational programs, publications and financial support.


Sequoia Natural History Association is one of 65 non-profit, educational organizations partnering with the National Park Service. SNHA provides vital services to the parks and surrounding public lands which would not otherwise be available through federal funding.

Provide a membership program
Operate visitor center park stores
Offer EdVenture Courses & guide services
Provide free and low-cost programs for schools
Publish the parks visitor newspaper
Purchase supplies for ranger programs
Operate the Beetle Rock Education Center
Fund park exhibits and research projects
Manage the Pear Lake Backcountry Ski Hut
Provide visitor information staff
Rent bear-resistant food canisters
Publish park books and maps
Support the protection of black bears
Provide volunteer opportunities for park projects