Sequoia National Park
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Road Work Will Lead To Short Delays in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks From Now Into November
Ahh spring in the national parks. It's a great time to witness the arrival of wildflowers, wildlife on the move, and, in more than a few parks, the road crews with their orange vests and flags. In Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks, these crews will be highly visible this summer, much to the chagrin of drivers.
Visiting Sequoia National Park this summer? The shuttles will be rolling to help move you around the park. And you can even leave your rig in nearby Visalia and catch a bus from there to the park for a fee.
A review of how Congress acted on wilderness legislation shows that the National Park System benefited quite nicely during the 111th session, but it could have fared better.
It seems not a week goes by without some dire issue being identified as a threat to the national parks. One week it might be funding woes, another week pollution, another diversity concerns, and then, of course, there's climate change.
A father and son reported missing in Sequoia National Park earlier this week have turned up safe and sound, though far off their intended backcountry route, according to park officials.
Can you imagine what would be missing in the national parks if not for partnerships forged with non-profit groups?
For the rest of the month, travelers to Sequoia National Park could find themselves parked for upwards of an hour along the Generals Highway between the Highway 198 park entrance and Giant Forest.