November 1 marked the first day for Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts as concessionaire for hospitality services at Kings Canyon National Park.
Kings Canyon National Park
What will climate change bring to the national park landscapes, places like Everglades National Park or Kenai Fjords National Park or Sequoia National Park? That is one of the questions now being asked to help park interpreters better explain climate change to visitors.
Three public meetings are scheduled this week to discuss plans to restore the health of high-country aquatic ecosystems in Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks by removing non-native trout from them.
High among the pinnacles of Mt. Whitney’s sheer western face, we hiked upward with measured breath and watched from our shifting, precarious vantage as the sun’s first light peeled back the long gown of night, revealing the contours of so many miles we’d recently walked, cragged mountain faces and clear sky aglow in lakes like mirrors, far below.
The unseasonably dry winter in the High Sierra means some tough times in campgrounds this summer at Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks in California.
After the unseasonably dry winter in the Sierra, it should come as no surprise that the fire danger is high and that Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks are instituting fire restrictions inside the parks beginning today.
Like to backpack? Then you might consider entering the 3rd annual Hike Big challenge at Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks this summer.
Summer backpack trips and hikes are months away, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't be making up gear lists in January or February. And if you're heading to a national park frequented by grizzly or black bears, you'd be wise to look into bear sprays.