• Giant Sequoia Trees

    Sequoia & Kings Canyon

    National Parks California

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  • Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Institute Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

    Effective July 28, 2014, the parks are in Stage 2 fire restrictions. See link below for more information. These restrictions will remain in place until further notice. More »

  • Road Construction Delays on Park Roads for 2014 Season

    Expect occasional 15-min. to 1-hour delays in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks beginning Monday, June 2, weekdays only, between 5:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., including delays to/from the General Sherman Tree, Crystal Cave, and Grant Grove. More »

  • Vehicle Length Limits in Sequoia National Park (if Entering/Exiting Hwy 198)

    Planning to see the "Big Trees" in Sequoia National Park? If you enter/exit via Hwy. 198, please pay close attention to vehicle length advisories for your safety and the safety of others. More »

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Event Details

  • 05/18/2013

    Location: Kings Canyon Visitor Center | Map Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Kings Canyon Visitor Center Contact Phone Number: 559-565-4307

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Join Sequoia National Forest's Wildlife Biologist Jeff Cordes in front of the Kings Canyon Visitor Center between 10 a.m.-2 p.m. to learn about the importance of migratory birds. Free materials will be available along with stories of birds commonly found in the area.

International Migratory Bird Day is the largest-known conservtion and eduction event of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. Created in 1993, this celebration event increases public awareness and involvement in bird conservaion. This year's theme is bird life cycles and focuses on all aspects of a migratory birds' life, from nesting and migration to breeding and raising young. Most importantly, it addresses the need for conservation throughout the life cycle.