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Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks News

Showing the last 10 news releases. Click here to visit nps.gov's Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks - News section for more.

  • Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Public Meeting About Visitor Experience and Access Postponed Until February, Public Meeting About Storm Impacts Scheduled for January 19

    January 18, 2023 | 10:00 am

    SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS, Calif. January 18, 2023 – As National Park Service personnel continue to assess damage and respond to emergencies in the parks following recent storms, a decision has been made to further postpone the public meeting scheduled for tonight in Three Rivers, CA, on the topic of visitor experience and access. Tomorrow, January 19, NPS officials will host a public meeting on the topic of storm impacts and response at the Three Rivers Memorial Building at 6 p.m.

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  • Pile Burns Planned in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

    January 18, 2023 | 9:56 am

    SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS, Calif. January 13, 2023 – Beginning as early as January 17 through the middle of February, fire personnel at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks will be burning piles of cut wood and other vegetation in the Big Stump area of Grant Grove and the Lodgepole area of Giant Forest.

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  • Severe Storm Impacts in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks What to Expect this Holiday Weekend

    January 12, 2023 | 3:32 pm

    Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks has seen an extraordinary amount of precipitation this winter, with the last storm causing serious drainage failures, undermining the road at three different sections of the Generals Highway between Hospital Rock and Giant Forest in Sequoia National Park. Road crews are currently working to protect the integrity of the road before the upcoming series of storms in an effort to minimize longer term damage. Numerous land slides are blocking at least one lane of traffic. Damage is being assessed in collaboration with Federal Highways Administration engineers, and major repairs are expected before it will be safe to reopen to the public. As the weather stabilizes next week we expect to know more and provide an update.

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  • UPDATE: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Public Meeting About Visitor Experience and Access Postponed to January 18

    January 10, 2023 | 4:30 pm

    SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS, Calif. January 10, 2023 – Due to storm impacts in the parks and in Three Rivers, CA the public meeting scheduled for Wednesday, January 11 has been postponed to Wednesday, January 18 at 6 p.m. at the Three Rivers Memorial Building. The public comment period has been extended through January 24.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Winter Holidays in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

    December 22, 2022 | 1:42 pm

    SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS, Calif. December 22, 2022 – The end of the year is upon us, and the week between Christmas and the new year is a popular time to visit the parks. Seasonal closures and the possibility of winter weather add complexity to this busy holiday period, and trip planning is important to ensure a positive experience.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks announce campground fee increase and booking windows for 2023

    December 21, 2022 | 12:38 pm

    SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS, Calif. December 21, 2022 – On January 1, 2023, campground fee increases will take effect for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. This is the first of two increases, with the second set to take effect in 2024. This phased increase brings Sequoia ancd Kings Canyon National Parks’ campground fees in line with prices of similar campgrounds in the area and follows a public comment period that was announced in August 2022.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Thanksgiving Weekend in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

    November 22, 2022 | 2:47 pm

    SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS, Calif. November 22, 2022 – Thanksgiving weekend is a busy time in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, at a time of year when some services and attractions are closed for the winter. Planning will help to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip.

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  • Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Seek Public Input About Visitor Experience and Access

    November 17, 2022 | 1:27 pm

    SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS, Calif. November 17, 2022 – The National Park Service (NPS) is initiating a Visitor Experience and Access planning process for developed areas of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks and is seeking public feedback to help identify key issues and ways the NPS can improve visitor experiences. You are invited to participate in the planning process during the public comment period, today through January 17, 2023.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Highway 180 into Cedar Grove closing due to predicted winter weather

    November 5, 2022 | 2:00 pm

    SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS, Calif. November 05, 2022 – Due to a predicted winter weather event expected to deliver heavy snow and rain throughout the coming week, Caltrans will be closing Highway 180 at the Hume Lake junction on Sunday, November 6, at noon. There will be no access to Cedar Grove in Kings Canyon National Park while this closure is in place. Caltrans will assess whether it is possible to reopen the road on Thursday, November 10.

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  • Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks taking emergency action to protect giant sequoias

    October 13, 2022 | 10:37 am

    SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS, Calif. October 13, 2022 – Beginning Friday, Oct. 14, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks will initiate emergency actions to protect giant sequoias from the threats posed by high-intensity wildfire. Park staff will remove and reduce dense vegetation and other potential fire fuel sources in and around 11 giant sequoia groves that are especially at risk. The work will include manual thinning by hand, and later burning piles of cut vegetation and dead wood, and later using prescribed fire in areas that were initially thinned by hand. Most of these groves are in remote locations.

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