Fire and Your Visit

With an active fire and fuels management program, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks are one of the premiere places to observe natural fire and prescribed fire in action.

Fire Restrictions

There are currently no fire restrictions for the parks. However, campfires must be in a designated fire ring.

Wildness users please refer to the Minimum Impact Restrictions.

Check here to learn about about Current Fire Restrictions in the parks that might affect plans during your visit, especially if you plan to visit during the summer months.

Current Fire News

Click here to be redirected to the Current Fire Information page. (Note: There will be no listings if there are no active fires in the parks.)

Additional Information

Click here to learn more about fire's role in the Sierra Nevada.

Visitors to the parks should be prepared to see fire and smoke at any time.

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