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 burns in action.
Fire Restrictions are In Place
The Current Fire Restrictions page provides info for the parks on where fires and smoking are prohibited.
Wildness users: please refer to the Minimum Impact Restrictions
Current Fire News
The Current Fire Information page has info about current fires in the parks. (Note: There will be no listings if there are no active fires in the parks.)
Air Quality Information
Smoke from local or regional fires often impacts Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, especially during summer and fall. Check our Air Quality Information page for daily forecasts and warnings.
Visit our Main Fire Page to learn more about fire's role in the Sierra Nevada. Be prepared to see fire and smoke at any time when visiting Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.
Last updated: September 16, 2020