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Happy Anniversary Kings Canyon National Park!

Happy 75th Anniversary, Kings Canyon National Park! From Wikipedia: Kings Canyon National Park is a national park in the southern Sierra Nevada, east of Fresno, California. The park was established on March 4, 1940 and covers 461,901 acres. It incorporated General Grant National Park, which was established in 1890 to protect the General Grant Grove …

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December Tradition: 88th Annual Trek to the Nation’s Christmas Tree

The 88th Annual Trek to the Nation’s Christmas Tree takes place Sunday, December 8th, 2013, at  2:30pm in Kings Canyon National Park. This year’s activities include the Jubilation Singers, Sanger High School Choir, a non-denominational Christmas Message, and a War Memorial Ceremony all to be delivered at the base of the General Grant Tree. Chartered buses …

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New Fire Restrictions at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Due to high fire danger, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks are instituting fire restrictions inside the parks starting today. Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks lie side by side in the southern Sierra Nevada, east of the San Joaquin Valley. Visitor activities vary by season and elevation (1,370 to 14,494 feet). The restrictions are: …

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