Kings Canyon National Park, California

Kings Canyon National Park is located near Fresno, California. It was established as a National Park in 1940 on March 4th in part do to the fact that Harold Ickes, who was Secretary of the Interior at the time, hired photographer Ansel Adams to photograph the park. There are a couple section of the park. One section is the biggest natural collection of giant sequoias on the planet. This section is only about 10 of the area of the entire park. The other section of the park is made up of glacial canyons and forks of the Kings River and San Joaquin River. Camping and hiking are popular activities for vistors. The campgrounds in the park vary in elevation from around 2,000 feet to around 7,500 feet. The park is opened year round but July and August are the most popular times to visit and experience high volumes of people.

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Explore the Soundscapes of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

A new way to experience the great outdoors is here for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. An innovative project dedicated to capturing the sounds of the parks, at different elevations and ecosystems, has been completed and is now making them accessible to those near and far.

2019 Firewood Permits Available in Sequoia National Park Beginning 8/29

Surplus wood in Sequoia National Park will be made available by permit to the public beginning today. Firewood permits are free, and must be obtained before wood can be removed.

2019 Firewood Permits Available in Kings Canyon National Park Beginning 9/5

Surplus wood in Kings Canyon National Park will be made available by permit to the public beginning tomorrow, September 5, 2019.

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SKIER DOWN

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THE NATURE OF THINGS

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Kearsarge Basin

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Kearsarge Basin

Kings Canyon National Park. View just below Kearsarge Pass across the Kearsarge Lakes into the Kearsarge Pinnacles.

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Mule Deer

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Sequoia Tree

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General Grant

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Grove

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Mist Falls Trail

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