Kings Canyon National Park
A fire sparked by lightning in mid-July has grown to more than 1,800 acres in Kings Canyon National Park. And while it's not threatening visitors or property, the blaze is pumping out smoke across the Cedar Grove area, according to park officials.
Odds and Ends from Around the National Park System: Interior's Transparency Woes, Plowing Hurricane Ridge, and More
A look around the National Park System finds an interesting potpourri of issues, from the Interior Department's struggles with transparency and a move to see Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park kept open-year round to campfire restrictions in Kings Canyon and Sequoia national parks.
Mule Packers from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Prove They're Among the Best in the Business
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Karen Taylor-Goodrich, who has spent the past six years as the National Park Service's associate director for visitor and resource protection, is heading West to become superintendent of Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks, Park Service Director Jon Jarvis announced Monday.
Officials At Kings Canyon National Park Mulling Future of Concessions in Grant Grove and Cedar Grove
If you've ever ventured to Cedar Grove in Kings Canyon National Park, you know there's not much there in terms of development aside from a small lodge and associated restaurant and four campgrounds. Is that too much, or too little? Park officials want to know as they embark on an environmental assessment looking at the future of concessions in Kings Canyon.
A "short-haul" operation, in which individuals are hooked onto a rope dangled beneath a helicopter, was used to rescue three backpackers from a ledge in Kings Canyon National Park.
A 52-year-old hiker has been reported as missing in Kings Canyon National Park after heading out to summit Split Mountain.
Climate Change and National Parks: A Survival Guide for a Warming World -- Yellow-Legged Frogs of the Sierra Nevada
A two-week operation involving various law enforcement agencies has wiped out 71 marijuana growing operations in Kings Canyon National Park and led to the arrests of more than 80 individuals tied to Mexican drug cartels.
Around the Park System: Family Camping in Kings Canyon, Road Update from Mount Rainier, Science in Glacier
Fire restrictions were put into place Friday in Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks as officials try to cope with extremely dry conditions across the two parks.