• Giant Sequoia Trees

    Sequoia & Kings Canyon

    National Parks California

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  • Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Institute Fire Restrictions

    Effective June 18, 2014, the parks are in Stage 1 fire restrictions, see link below for more information. These restrictions will remain in place until further notice. More »

  • Road Construction Delays Begin on Park Roads for 2014 Season

    Expect occasional 15-minute to 1-hour delays at various locations in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks beginning Monday, June 2, weekdays only, between 5 a.m.-3 p.m., including delays to/from the General Sherman Tree, Crystal Cave, and Grant Grove. More »

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Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 07/20/2013, 07/26/2013, 07/27/2013

    Location: Potwisha Campfire Circle, Sequoia National Park Time: 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Foothills Visitor Center Contact Phone Number: 559-565-4212

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Meet at the Potwisha Campfire Circle. (1 hour)

Saturday, July 20: Work Hard, Play Hard
People have been living in Sequoia National Park for thousands of years. The lives of these people may seem like they were vastly different from ours, but just like us they workked hard, and played hard. Come and see how the people of the Sequoia Foothills made a living and had a good time with Ranger Tim Lutterman.
Friday, July 26: Sleeping Under the Oaks
People in Sequoia, from the first American Indians, to the Civilian conservation Corps have enjoyed life under the same oak trees campers see today. Join Ranger Tilm Holzem for a journey into the past and learn about the history of Potwisha Campground and the many people who have slept under the oaks.
Saturday, July 27: Work Hard, Play Hard
People have been living in Sequoia National Park for thousands of years. The lives of these people may seem like they were vastly different from ours, but just like us they workked hard, and played hard. Come and see how the people of the Sequoia Foothills made a living and had a good time with Ranger Tim Lutterman.