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    The section of road between Lodgepole (Sequoia) and Grant Grove (Kings Canyon) is open. Call 559-565-3341 (press 1, 1) for 24-hour road updates.

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2011 News Release Archives

Dec. 23, 2011 Road Construction Updates for December 23, 2011 - January 6, 2012
(PDF, JPEG)
Dec. 22, 2011 Tips for a Winter Holiday Visit to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks (PDF, JPEG pg 1, JPEG pg 2)
Dec. 20, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for December 23, 2011 - January 1, 2012 (PDF, JPEG)
Dec. 19, 2011

UPDATED: Ranger-led Programs in Giant Forest/Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park for December 19, 2011 - January 2, 2012 (PDF, JPEG)
Due to the lack of snow, ranger-led snowshoe walks during the holiday season have been replaced with other fun programs for park visitors.

Dec. 17, 2011 Road Construction Updates for December 19, 2011 - January 2, 2012
(PDF, JPEG)
Dec. 17, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in Giant Forest/Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park for December 19, 2011 - January 2, 2012 (PDF, JPEG)
Dec. 16, 2011 National Park Service Extends Public Comment Period to Help Determine Management Options for 12 NPS-owned Buildings in Wilsonia within Kings Canyon National Park (PDF, JPEG pg 1, JPEG pg 2)
Dec. 9, 2011 Road Construction Updates for December 12-23, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Dec. 9, 2011 Invitation to the "Trek to the Tree" Ceremony at Kings Canyon National Park on Sunday, December 11 (PDF, JPEG pg 1, JPEG pg 2)
Dec. 7, 2011 The public is invited to the 112th Annual Christmas Bird Count in Sequoia National Park! Please join us on Saturday, December 17th at 7 a.m. at the Foothills Visitor Center. Those interested in birds and experienced birders are welcome to participate in the longest running citizen science project in the United States. Bring lunch, water, sturdy shoes, and dress for the weather. Bring binoculars if you have them. If you are a first time birder we will have binoculars to loan. A $5 per person Audubon Society administrative fee will be collected. This event is sponsored by the Sequoia Natural History Association www.sequoiahistory.org. For more information call (559) 565-4251.
Dec. 2, 2011 Road Construction Updates for December 5-16, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Nov. 26, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Giant Forest/Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park for
November 21-28, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Nov. 21, 2011 National Park Service Seeks Public Comments to Help Determine Management Options for 12 NPS-owned Buildings in Wilsonia within
Kings Canyon National Park (PDF, JPEG, map PDF, map JPEG)
Nov. 21, 2011 Revised Road Construction Updates for November 20 - December 4, 2011
(PDF, JPEG)
Nov. 17, 2011 Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Open in Winter, but Some Facilities
May be Limited or Temporarily Closed for Season
(PDF, JPEG pg 1, JPEG pg 2)
Nov. 16, 2011 Overdue Hiker Rescued at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
(PDF, JPEG)
Nov. 12, 2011 Road Construction Updates for November 12-27, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Nov. 9, 2011 Fee Free Weekend! November 11-13 (in honor of Veterans Day). Veterans Day marks the last national park free day in 2011. The parks' are waiving entrance fees from November 11-13, 2011.
Nov 7, 2011 Revised Road Construction Updates for November 5- 20, 2011(PDF, JPEG)
Oct. 31, 2011 Road Construction Updates for October 31 - November 11, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Oct. 30, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in Giant Forest/Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park for
October 30 - November 21, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Oct. 29, 2011 Comments for Wilderness Stewardship Plan for Sequoia and Kings Canyon
National Parks Available for Public Review
(PDF, JPEG pg 1, JPEG pg 2, JPEG pg 3, JPEG pg 4)
Oct. 28, 2011 Firewood Available on a Limited Basis in Kings Canyon
National Park (PDF, JPEG)
Oct. 28, 2011 Nature Trail Prescribed Fire Planned for October 29, 2011
(PDF, JPEG; map of closure PDF, JPEG)
Oct. 26, 2011 Senior and Access Passes Now Available by Mail (PDF, JPEG)
Oct. 22, 2011 Road Construction Updates for October 23 - November 6, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Oct. 21, 2011 Segment A of Round Meadow Prescribed Fire Planned for October 23
(news release, trail closure map)
Oct. 16, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in the Foothills, Sequoia National Park for
October 17-31, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Oct. 16, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in Giant Forest/Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park for October 17 - November 21, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Oct. 14, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in the Foothills, Sequoia National Park for
October 10-17, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Oct. 14, 2011 Road Construction Updates for October 17-30, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Oct. 8, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in Giant Forest/Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park for October 3-17, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Oct. 8, 2011 Road Construction Updates for October 9-23, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Oct. 1, 2011 Completion of Search and Rescue Operation for Missing Hiker at
Kings Canyon National Park (PDF)
Oct. 1, 2011

Search and Rescue for Missing Hiker at Kings Canyon National Park
- News Release (PDF)
- Flyer of Missing Hiker (PDF)
- Map of General Area (PDF)
- Map of Search Area with Detail (PDF)

Oct. 1, 2011 Road Construction Updates for October 3-16, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Sep. 30, 2011 Update on Future Concessions Operations at Kings Canyon National Park (PDF, JPEG)
Sep. 30, 2011 The National Park Service Completes Environmental Assessment for Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep Research and Recovery Actions in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks (PDF, JPEG pg. 1, JPEG pg. 2)
Sep. 25, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in the Foothills, Sequoia National Park for
September 26 - October 10, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Sep. 24, 2011 Road Construction Updates for September 24 - October 9, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Sep. 23, 2011

National Public Lands Day! Fees waived for a day, Saturday,
September 24, 2011 (PDF, JEPG pg 1, JEPG pg 2)

Sep. 23, 2011 Swale East Prescribed Fire Planned for Sunday, September 25, 2011
(PDF, map PDF)
Sep. 19, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in Cedar Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
September 20-26, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Sep. 19, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in Giant Forest/Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park for September 19 - October 3, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Sep. 19, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in the Foothills, Sequoia National Park for
September 19-26, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Sep. 17, 2011 Road Construction Updates for September 18 - October 2, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Sep. 16, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in Cedar Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
September 16-18, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Sep. 11, 2011 Road Construction Updates for September 11-25, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Sep. 11, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in the Foothills, Sequoia National Park for
September 12-19, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Sep. 11, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in Giant Forest/Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park for September 12-19, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Sep. 11, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for September 11-25, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Sep. 7, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
September 4-11, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Sep. 7, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in Giant Forest/Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park for September 5-12, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Sep. 4, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in the Foothills, Sequoia National Park for
September 5-12, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Sep. 4, 2011 Road Construction Updates for September 4-18, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Sep. 1, 2011 Plan Ahead for a Fun and Safe Labor Day Weekend at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks (PDF, JPEG pg 1, JPEG pg 2)
Sep. 1, 2011 Willow Fire Contained in Sequoia National Park (PDF)
Aug. 29, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in Giant Forest/Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park for August 29 - September 5, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Aug. 29, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in Cedar Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
August 30 - September 5, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Aug. 29, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in Mineral King, Sequoia National Park for
September 1-4, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Aug. 28, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
August 28 - September 5, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Aug. 28, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in the Foothills, Sequoia National Park for
August 29-September 5, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Aug. 27, 2011 Road Construction Updates for August 27 - September 9, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Aug. 24, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in Mineral King, Sequoia National Park for
August 25-28, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Aug. 22, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in Giant Forest/Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park for August 22-29, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Aug. 21, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in the Foothills, Sequoia National Park for
August 22-29, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Aug. 20, 2011 Marijuana Cultivation Site Found at Sequoia National Park (PDF, JPEG)
Aug. 20, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
August 21-28, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Aug. 18, 2011 Road Construction Updates for August 20 - September 5, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Aug. 17, 2011 Wilderness Stewardship Plan and Environmental Impact Statement Comment Period Ends on August 31, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Aug. 17, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in Giant Forest/Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park for
August 15-22, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Aug. 17, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in Cedar Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
August 18-20, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Aug. 15, 2011 Moro Rock's Partial Closure to Rock Climbing is now Fully Open.

Aug. 15, 2011

Ranger-led Programs at Mineral King, Sequoia National Park for
August 18-21, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Aug. 14, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in the Foothills, Sequoia National Park for
August 15-22, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Aug. 14, 2011

Meadow Grazing Closures in Sequoia National Park for: Upper Funston Meadow (PDF, JPEG) and Lower Whitney Creek - Strawberry Meadow
(PDF, JPEG)

Aug. 14, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
August 14-21, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Aug. 13, 2011 Road Construction Updates for August 12-26, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)
Aug. 11, 2011 Ranger-led Programs in Cedar Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
August 11-14, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Aug. 10, 2011

Temporary Closure of Crystal Cave, August 16-18 (PDF, JPEG)

Aug. 8, 2011

Ranger-led Programs at Giant Forest/Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park for
August 8-15, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Aug. 8, 2011

Ranger-led Programs at Mineral King, Sequoia National Park for
August 11-14, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Aug. 8, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in the Foothills, Sequoia National Park for
August 8-15, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Aug. 7, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
August 7-14, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Aug. 6, 2011

Road Construction Updates for August 7-19, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Aug. 4, 2011

Two Successful Search and Rescue Operations (PDF, JPG)

Aug. 1, 2011

National Park Service Seeks Public Comments about Proposed Project to Replace HVAC System at Sequoia National Park (PDF, JPEG)

Aug. 1, 2011

Road Construction Updates for August 1-14, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Aug. 1, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Giant Forest/Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park for
August 1-8, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Aug. 1, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Mineral King, Sequoia National Park for
August 4-7, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Aug. 1, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Cedar Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
August 2-8, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Aug. 1, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in the Foothills, Sequoia National Park for
August 1-8, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 30, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
July 31-August 7, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 25, 2011

Lion Fire Update - July 25, 2011 -This fire is located primarily on U.S. Forest Service land, but has crossed onto
Sequoia National Park Land (PDF-News Release, JPEG-News Release, PDF-Closures map, JPEG-Closures Map)

Jul. 25, 2011

Road Construction Updates for July 25 - August 7, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 25, 2011

Ranger-led Programs at Mineral King, Sequoia National Park for
July 28-31, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 25, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park
for July 24-31, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 25, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Giant Forest and Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park for July 25-August 1, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 24, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in the Foothills, Sequoia National Park for
July 25-August 1, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 18, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Mineral King, Sequoia National Park for
July 21-24, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 18, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Giant Forest and Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park for July 18-25, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 17, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
July 17-24, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 17, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in the Foothills, Sequoia National Park for
July 18-25, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 14, 2011

Wilderness Stewardship Plan and Environmental Impact Statement Comment Period Extended to August 31, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 14, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Cedar Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
July 15-18, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 13, 2011

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks is being featured on the National Park Service website and Facebook site - National Park Getaway: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Jul. 12, 2011

For a Few Days in Late July and Early August, Visitors May Have a Tougher Time Finding Campsites in Kings Canyon National Park (PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 11, 2011

Road Construction Updates for July 11-31, 2011
(PDF, JPEG) (Park Map PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 11, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Mineral King, Sequoia National Park for
July 14-17, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 11, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
July 10-17, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 11, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Giant Forest and Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park for July 11-18, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 9, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in the Foothills, Sequoia National Park for
July 11-18, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 9, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Giant Forest and Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park for July 4-11, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 8, 2011

Redwood Mountain Prescribed Fire Planned (PDF)
Trail Closure Map (PDF)

Jul. 7, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in the Foothills, Sequoia National Park for
July 4-11, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 7, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Cedar Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
July 5-11, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 7, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Mineral King, Sequoia National Park for
July 7-10, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 7, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
July 3-10, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 6, 2011

Road Construction Updates for July 6-17, 2011
(PDF, JPEG) (Park Map PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 3, 2011

Drowning in Sequoia National Park on July 3 (PDF, JPEG)

Jul. 2, 2011

Two New Wilderness PSAs now on the Multi-media Page of SEKI's website at: http://www.nps.gov/seki/photosmultimedia/video.htm

Jun. 30, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Cedar Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
June 30-July 4, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jun. 30, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Giant Forest and Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park for June 27-July 4, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jun. 30, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
June 26-July 3, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jun. 29, 2011

Sequoia National Park's River Rovers Volunteer Program Saves Lives, Wins National Award, and Needs More Help (PDF, JPEG pg 1, JPEG pg 2)

Jun. 27, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Mineral King, Sequoia National Park for
June 30-July 3, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jun. 26, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in the Foothills, Sequoia National Park for
June 27-July 4, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jun. 24, 2011

SEKI will host a Press Conference about "What's New in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks" in Fresno on June 29 (PDF, JPEG pg 1, JPEG pg 2)

Jun. 24, 2011

Moro Rock Partially Open/Closed to Rock Climbing due to Peregrine Falcons Nesting (PDF, JPEG)

Jun. 23, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Giant Forest and Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park for June 20-27, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jun. 22, 2011

Road Construction Updates for June 22 - July 3, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jun. 22, 2011

Revised Date: Hole-in-the-Wall Prescribed Fire Planned for June 25 in Cedar Grove

Jun. 21, 2011

The National Park Service Extends Public Comment Period for Proposed Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep Research and Recovery Actions in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks (PDF, JPEG pg 1, JPEG pg 2)

Jun. 20, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Mineral King, Sequoia National Park for
June 23-26, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jun. 19, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Cedar Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
June 20-26, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jun. 19, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in the Foothills, Sequoia National Park for
June 20-27 (PDF, JPEG)

Jun. 17, 2011

Burning to Reduce Hazard Fuels in Sequoia National Park

Jun. 17, 2011

No 1-hour construction delays today in Sequoia National Park-
There will not be 1-hour delays along the Generals Highway on Friday, June 17. Follow traffic lights and signals. Expect up to 20-minute delays. However, the pavement preservation project and other road/bridge construction projects may still cause delays for park visitors and staff during the day.

Jun. 16, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Giant Forest and Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park for June 13-20, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jun. 15, 2011

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Initiates Rescue of Woman Who Had Been Trapped in a Creek Under Snow for an Extended Time
(PDF, JPEG pg 1, JPEG pg 2)

Jun. 14, 2011

The National Park Service Seeks Public Comments about Proposed Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep Research and Recovery Actions in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks (PDF-smaller version, PDF-printable, JPEG pg 1, JPEG pg 2)

Jun. 13, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in the Foothills, Sequoia National Park for
June 13-20 (PDF, JPEG)

Jun. 13, 2011

Road Construction Updates - General Info (PDF, JPEG)

Jun. 13, 2011

Road Construction Updates for June 13-26, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jun. 13, 2011

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Awarded America's Best Ideas Grant for "Kids Ride to the Big Trees" Project (PDF, JPEG pg 1, JPEG pg 2)

Jun. 13, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Mineral King, Sequoia National Park for
June 16-19, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jun. 13, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
June 12-19, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jun. 13, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Cedar Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
June 16-19, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jun. 9, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Cedar Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
June 6-12, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jun. 9, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Mineral King, Sequoia National Park for
June 10-12, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jun. 5, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
June 6-12, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jun. 5, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Giant Forest and Lodgepole of Sequoia National Park for June 6-13, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jun. 5, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in the Foothills, Sequoia National Park for
June 6-13, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jun. 5, 2011

Road Construction Updates for June 6-19 (PDF, JPEG pg 1, JPEG pg 2)

Jun. 4, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Mineral King, Sequoia National Park for
June 3-5, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Jun. 4, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Cedar Grove, Kings Canyon National Park for
June 21-28, 2011-deleted

May 26, 2011

Moro Rock Closed to Climbing to Protect Peregrine Falcons- Until Further Notice (PDF)

May 26, 2011

Park Shuttle Service in Sequoia National Park Begins Today. (PDF)

May 25, 2011

Snow Limits Memorial Day Camping, Trails, in Sequoia and Kings Canyon (PDF, JPEG pg 1, JPEG pg 2)

May 21, 2011

Road Construction Updates for May 20 - June 5, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

May 20, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in the Foothills, Sequoia National Park for
May 22-30 (PDF, JPEG)

May 20, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in the Foothills, Sequoia National Park for
May 21-22 (PDF, JPEG)

May 17, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Giant Forest and Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park for May 16-30, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

May 15, 2011

Road Construction Updates for May 16-29, 2011 (PDF, JPEG) - Note: Road construction schedules subject to change, weather-permitting

May 11, 2011

Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day, Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park- May 13-14 (PDF, JPEG)

May 10, 2011

Short Delays Due to Pavement Preservation Project at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks through Mid-November 2011
(PDF, JPEG pg 1, JPEG pg 2)

May 8, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in the Foothills, Sequoia National Park for
May 14-15, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

May 6, 2011

Road Construction Updates for May 6-20, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

May 5, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Giant Forest and Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park for May 2-16, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

May 5, 2011

Upcoming Shuttle Services Expanded at Sequoia National Park
(PDF, JPEG pg 1, JPEG pg 2)

May 5, 2011

Wilderness Stewardship Plan and Environmental Impact Statement Scoping Comments Due by July 25, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Apr. 29, 2011

Road Construction Updates for May 1-13, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Apr. 27, 2011

Pavement Preservation Project, April 28 - May 4, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Apr. 22, 2011

Road Construction Updates for April 23 - May 8, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Apr. 22, 2011

National Park Service Seeks Comments on Rehabilitation of a Water System at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks (PDF, JPEG pg 1, JPEG pg 2)

Apr. 21, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Giant Forest and Lodgepole, Sequoia National Park for April 23-May 1, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Apr. 20, 2011

Reminder: Public Meetings Scheduled in Various Cities and Towns from April 25-29 to Obtain Feedback in Development of Wilderness Stewardship Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (PDF, JPEG pg 1, JPEG pg 2)

Apr. 15, 2011

Road Construction Updates for April 16 - May 1, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Apr. 13, 2011

Spring Shuttle (PDF, JPEG)

Apr. 12, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Kings Canyon National Park (PDF, JPEG)

Apr. 12, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Sequoia National Park (PDF, JPEG)

Apr. 12, 2011

Junior Ranger Family Day: 30-sec PSA (PDF, JPEG)

Apr. 12, 2011

Road Construction Updates for April 12-24,2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Apr. 10, 2011

The Generals Hwy between the parks is OPEN. Chains may be required at any time for all vehicles. Road conditions may change multiple times a day. Call 559-565-3341 (dial 1, then 4, then 1) for road updates and construction information.

Apr. 9, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Kings Canyon National Park, Apr. 2-10 (PDF, JPEG)

Apr. 7, 2011

Winter Closures Update: The Generals Highway between the two parks is closed. Chains are required. Call ahead for the latest road conditions and construction-delay info: 559-565-3341 (press 1, then 4, then 1).

Apr. 3, 2011

Winter Closures Update: The Generals Highway between the two parks is now open. Azalea Campground in Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park is also open. Call ahead for the latest road conditions and construction-delay info: 559-565-3341 (press 1, then 4, then 1).

Mar. 31, 2011

Road Construction Updates for April 1-10, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Mar. 30, 2011

National Park Service Seeks Public Input in Development of Wilderness Stewardship Plan for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
(PDF, JPEG pg 1, JPEG pg 2, JPEG pg 3)

Mar. 30, 2011

Spring Shuttle - April 16-May 1, (PDF, JPEG)

Mar. 30, 2011

Junior Ranger Family Day - Saturday, April 16, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Mar. 25, 2011

Heavy Snow Limits Parking, Roads in Sequoia and Kings Canyon This Weekend, (PDF, JPEG)

Mar. 24, 2011

As of 6pm Thursday: Snow continues to fall, (PDF)

Mar. 22, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Kings Canyon National Park, Mar. 19-27 (PDF, JPEG)

Mar. 22, 2011

More snow is expected to fall in the Sierra Nevada beginning tonight, (PDF)

Mar. 19, 2011

Snow is falling in the Sierra Nevada and is expected to continue over the next few days. (PDF)

Mar. 18, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Sequoia National Park, Mar. 14-28 (PDF, JPEG)

Mar. 18, 2011

Road Construction Updates for March 18-27, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Mar. 12, 2011

Road Construction Updates for March 13-27, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Mar. 6, 2011

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks are open. (PDF)

Mar. 5, 2011

Road Construction Updates for March 5-20, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Mar. 4, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Kings Canyon National Parks (PDF, JPEG)

Feb. 27, 2011

Special Update: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks are open, but some roads and areas are closed. (PDF)

Feb. 26, 2011

1:00 p.m. - Major winter storms are expected in the Sierra Nevada in the next few days. (PDF)

Feb. 25, 2011

7:30 p.m. - Major winter storms are expected in the Sierra Nevada in the next few days. (PDF)

Feb. 25, 2011

Road Construction Updates for February 28 - March 13, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Feb. 25, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Sequoia National Park, February 25 - March 14, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Feb. 22, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Kings Canyon National Park, February 26 - March 6, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Feb. 16, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Sequoia National Park through Feb. 28 (PDF, JPEG)

Feb. 16, 2011

Park Your Car and Leave the Driving to Us! (PDF, JPEG)

Feb. 10, 2011

Road Construction Updates Februrary 11-27, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Feb. 10, 2011

Ranger-led Programs in Kings Canyon National Park, February 12-19, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Feb. 10, 2011

Ranger-Led Programs in Sequoia National Park, February 7-21, 2011
(PDF, JPEG)

Feb. 4, 2011

Ranger-led Activities in Kings Canyon National Park through February 5-6, 2011 (PDF, JPEG)

Feb. 4, 2011

Ranger-led Activities in Sequoia National Park through Feb. 14 (PDF, JPEG)

Feb. 4, 2011

PDF- Road Construction Updates, February 4-20, 2011
JPEG- Page 1 of 1

Jan. 28, 2011

PDF- Road Construction Updates, January 28 - February 13, 2011
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Jan. 25, 2011

PDF- Upcoming Ranger-Led Snowshoe Walks, January 29-30, 2011
JPEG- Page 1 of 1

Jan. 21, 2011

PDF- Road Construction Updates, January 21 - February 4, 2011
JPEG- Page 1 of 1

Jan. 20, 2011

PDF- Ranger-led Snowshoe Walks at Lodgepole/Giant Forest Area in Sequoia National Park, January 17-31, 2011 JPEG - Page 1 of 1

Jan. 20, 2011

PDF- Ranger-led Snowshoe Walks at Grant Grove in Kings Canyon National Park, January 22-23, 2011 JPEG- Page 1 of 1

Jan. 20, 2011

PDF- Public Comments Accepted about Proposed Additional Phases of Construction along the Generals Highway
JPEG- Page 1, JPEG- Page 2

Jan. 18, 2011

PDF- Sequoia Speaks Lecture Series
JPEG- Sequoia Speaks Lecture Series

Jan. 10, 2011

PDF- Job Fair JPEG- Job Fair, Page 1 JPEG- Job Fair, Page 2

Jan. 7, 2011

Road Construction Update, January 7-21, 2011

Jan. 7, 2011

Signs of Spring in the Foothills
Photo of Ladybugs



Did You Know?

Bootprint on pink algae in snow.

Patches of colorful pink snow in the High Sierra are actually colonies of snow algae — Chlamydomonas nivalis. Unlike most species of fresh-water algae, it thrives in freezing water. Compressing the red snow with your boot increases the intensity of the color. Warning: Do not eat it!