WUKSACHI AREA ACTIVITIES

ALL PARK VISITORS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND PROGRAMS AT WUKSACHI LODGE.



WILDLIFE WEDNESDAYS
May 14 through October 29
Most Wednesdays
10:00am
Spotting wildlife is one of our main goals while on vacation in national parks. Join us for a 45 minute wildlife spotting clinic. A parks’ naturalist will provide tricks of the trade for wildlife viewing. You’ll get information on the wildlife of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. If you are visiting other national parks in the Sierra, this program will give your some valuable insights and skills as you continue your travels.
Location: Wuksachi Lodge
Duration: 45 minutes
Ages: all ages
Rated: easy
Cost: free

FLASHLIGHT HIKE
June 5 - September 25
Thursdays at 9:00pm (8:00pm beginning September 4)
Exciting things can happen under the cover of nightfall. Whether it’s dozing deer, hooting owls, the scurry of small mammals, or the dark shilouettes of sweeping pine trees, national park nights are a special time. Bring a flashlight, wear sturdy shoes and join us for a night walk.
Location: Wuksachi Lodge
Duration: 1 hour
Ages: 8 and older
Rated: easy
Cost: free

 

WONDERS OF THE NIGHT SKY
June 4 - October 31
Wednesday and Fridays. Meet in the lobby at 9:00pm. (Fridays only in October. 8:00pm)
Get a tour of the night sky by one of Sequoia’s interpreters. By the end of the program you will understand the basics of backyard stargazing, have heard ancient and cultural stories about the constellations and enjoyed an evening under one of California’s most brilliant skies. Meet in the lobby.
Location: Wuksachi Lodge
Duration: 1 hour
Ages: all ages
Rated: easy
Cost: free

BEYOND THE NAKED EYE

July 20, August 24, September 21
9:00pm
One of Sequoia National Park’s finest features is its view of the night sky! At 7,200 feet in elevation, under clear dark skies, binoculars and telescopes will reveal just how much can be seen from our galaxy. This astronomy program will round out your summer national park travels.
Location: Wuksachi Lodge
Duration: 1 hour
Ages: 9 years and older
Rated: easy
Cost: free

PUMPKIN CARVING
October 25
6:00pm
Did you know the first “jack-o-lantern” was actually carved out of a turnip by the Irish? Hear this and other seasonal stories while making your own jack-o-lantern in this Halloween themed program at the Wuksachi Lodge.
Location: Wuksachi Lodge
Duration: 2 hours
Ages: all ages
Rated: easy
Cost: free