Be Prepared! Tire Chains or Cables May Be Required in the Parks at Any Time
All vehicles must carry chains or cables when entering a chain-restricted area. It's the law (CA Vehicle Code, Section 605, Sections 27450-27503). Road conditions may change often. For road conditions, call 559-565-3341 (press 1, 1). 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 »
05/18/2013Location: 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
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.