Wolverton Road

How To Travel The Wolverton Road

Wolverton Road is a paved narrow high mountain road located in Tulare County, in the U.S. state of California.

Located in the southern part of Sequoia National Park, the road is totally paved and very scenic. It’s 2.25km (1.4 miles) long. The area receives plenty of Sierra snowfall. Park visitors in the winter should have four-wheel drive or carry chains. It’s generally open daily until it becomes impassable due to snow, and is then plowed from Friday to Sunday plus Wednesday and holidays to allow access to the snowplay area at the end of the road.

The drive is very scenic. The pine trees, flowing creek, and sunny slopes along the road are beautiful. The road is steep. Starting from the General's Highway, the elevation gain is 128 meters. The average gradient is 5.68%. It dead-ends at a parking lot at 2.228m (7,309ft) above the sea level.

 

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