Improved visitor services at Crystal Cave in Sequoia National Park have been approved by the National Park Service.
Sequoia National Park
Delicate trilliums, glorious columbines, and flamboyant redbuds are some of the harbingers of spring found across the National Park System. This is a favorite season for birds, bees, and photographers. Wildlife is more easily seen in the spring in many parks, too, making the coming three months idyllic for exploring the parks.
Motorcyclists riding into Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks now must each pay $25, up $5 from last year. The change completes the rollout of entrance fee increases at the California parks that began in 2015. No other fees were changed this year.
A grant of nearly $100,000 given to the Sequoia Parks Conservancy will enable the organization to fund three research and restoration projects in Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks.
A giant sequoia, one that you could drive through, was toppled this week by the potent winter storm that swept through California, but it was not a tree within a national park.
Rock slides and flooding forced closure of the Generals Highway in Sequoia National Park on Saturday, and with the worst of a winter storm yet to come there was no estimate of when the popular road would reopen.
With more than 400 units in the National Park System, trying to zoom in on any one particular park for a visit can be a challenge. Over the past 12 months the Traveler has "explored" quite a few parks, and we list those stories here to help you plan your next national park adventure.
The body of an Arizona man who failed to return from his backcountry trek in Sequoia National Park on schedule was found Monday.
An Arizona man who had planned a five-day backpack through Sequoia National Park was being searched for Sunday by park crews after failing to come out of the park as planned the day before Thanksgiving.
No one knows more about the history of wildland fire in the United States than Stephen Pyne, a prodigious scholar, prolific writer, and former wildland firefighter who spent 15 years on the ground with the North Rim Hotshots. His encyclopedic knowledge and personal experience of wildland fire are exceptional credentials for writing this book, which traces the history of wildfire in America over the past half century.