• Giant Sequoia Trees

    Sequoia & Kings Canyon

    National Parks California

Event Details

  • 08/23/2014

    Location: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Fee Information: Free Contact Phone Number: 559-565-3341
WONDERS OF WILDERNESS: 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE WILDERNESS ACT
August 23, 2014
Various locations in the parks
Schedule

Join the National Park Service and Sequoia Natural History Association
to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act including:

- BOOK SIGNINGS
- EXHIBITS
- GUEST SPEAKERS
- RE-ENACTMENT
- RANGER-LED PROGRAMS
- ART ACTIVITIES
- HIKES
- ETC.

Background: On September 3, 1964, President Lyndon Baines Johnson
signed the Wilderness Act which defined and designated wilderness in
the United States. Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks are home to
over 800,000 acres of wilderness.
 
Stop by a visitor center for schedule.