A California man, who earlier in the day had summited Mount Whitney, was killed when he fell about 200 feet while heading back to the Whitney Portal Trailhead.
Sequoia National Park
Sequoia National Park officials are proposing an increase in fees at four campgrounds, and are seeking your thoughts on the proposal between now and September 21.
Frogs In Lassen Volcanic National Park, And Other Parks In Sierras, "Contaminated" By Agricultural Pesticides
Frogs living high in Sierra Nevada national parks such as Lassen Volcanic and Sequoia are slowly being "contaminated" by agricultural pesticides, according to a study that found the contamination even in "the most remote mountain locations."
Fluke Fire Burning Atop Sequoia Tree Leads To Small Closure Of Congress Trail At Sequoia National Park
A fluke fire burning in the crown of a giant sequoia has prompted the partial closure of the Congress Trail at Sequoia National Park.
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.
Summer is the definitely the high season in the national parks, and at Sequoia National Park that means lots of family activities, ranging from campfire programs to scanning the night skies to learn a little about astronomy.
Where are some of the best backcountry campsites in the world (as well as the national parks)? Michael Lanza, Northwest editor of Backpacker Magazine, shares his thoughts on 25 of the best places to pitch your tent.
Like to backpack? Then you might consider entering the 3rd annual Hike Big challenge at Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks this summer.
While white-nose syndrome continues to plague bats in the country's cave systems, there nevertheless are quite a few underground tours you can take in the National Park System, tours that not only will show off these unique resources but also provide education on the disease.NPS-National Park Cave Tours.pdf