Kings Canyon National Park reopens

Kings Canyon National Park reopens
Get in line. Big Stump Entrance Station reopened Wednesday, September 23, after being closed since September 17 due to smoke from nearby wildfires.

 Kings Canyon National Park reopened to all visitors on Wednesday, September 23, 2020. This includes the park entrance station on Highway 180 into Kings Canyon, Kings Canyon Visitor Center (Grant Grove), trails, facilities, and parking areas. Kings Canyon National Park reopens
Sequoia National Park and Sequoia National Forest remain closed due to the Castle Fire (SQF Complex).
The park had been closed due to hazardous air quality caused by area wildfires. Air quality is projected to be in the moderate to unhealthy for sensitive groups range over the next few days. The park will continue to assess the smoke impacts, air quality index, and fire activity throughout the region. Kings Canyon National Park reopens
Sunset Campground in Grant Grove will reopen on Thursday, September 24, for reservations only. Grant Grove concession services including the market, gift shop, restaurant and lodge will begin opening on Friday, September 25, but could be delayed. Visit for more information on visitor services.


Kings Canyon National Park reopens
John Muir Lodge in Grant Grove Village will reopen Friday, September 25, along with other visitor services such as market and restaurant.

For detailed information about current conditions, air quality, and smoke impacts, visit Sequoia-Kings Canyon’s Current Conditions web page
For updated 24-hour road and weather conditions for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, call 559-565-3341, press 1 and press 1 again. Updated information is also available on the Sequoia-Kings Canyon’s website.

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