SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS, Calif. October 3, 2018 â“ Effective October 5, 2018 at 12:00 p.m., Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks are lifting fire restrictions inside the parks. Changes in weather patterns, cooler days, and longer nights have reduced the risk of unwanted human-caused fires. Even with restrictions lifted, visitors must still follow the parksâ year-round regulations concerning fire.
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. September 30, 2018 â“ The missing hiker, Diane Salmon, 63, from Lafayette, California, who was reported missing has been found. She was seen by other hikers on her way to the South Lake Trailhead in Inyo National Forest. Ms. Salmon walked out with them and is currently being reunited with her family.
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. September 30, 2018 â“ Diane Salmon, 63, from Lafayette, California, was reported missing to the National Park Service late in the day on Friday, September 28, 2018. She was last seen on the Bishop Pass Trail on Friday morning on the Northside of the first lake in Dusy Basin below Knapsack Pass. She was hiking along trails along with two members of her family and was intending to cross Bishop Pass to exit at South Lake in Inyo National Forest Friday night.
SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS, Calif. September 26, 2018 â“ With the changing of the seasons, the parks are announcing two priority prescribed burns to be completed before the end of the year, as cooler weather and moisture arrives to the area this time of year. One project is planned for each park, the 466-acre Cedar Central Prescribed Burn located in Cedar Grove of Kings Canyon National Park and the 488-acre Sherman Prescribed Burn located in Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park.