Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Incidents, visitation 'manageable'

Recent Incidents
Grant Grove, Kings Canyon National Park 
—BOLO (Be On the Lookout) from Fresno County for a suicidal youth heading to Hume Lake on February 21, 2020. Youth was found February 23, 2020. Fresno County, USFS, NPS, and Tulare County responded. 
—Rangers assisted Montecito Sequoia Lodge personnel with child who overdosed on mushrooms/marijuana. Ambulance transport required.


Entrance stations
—For the past two weeks, Ash Mountain (Sequoia) and Big Stump (Kings Canyon) entrance stations have reported “very manageable volume of visitation.”
—Two campgrounds are currently open in the parks, Potwisha, in the Sequoia foothills, with 40 sites; and Azalea, in the Grant Grove area of Kings Canyon National Park, with 19 sites. Both currently have had sites available, even on weekends.

One thought on “Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Incidents, visitation 'manageable'

  • March 14, 2020 at 8:21 pm

    What is NPS doing at the visitor centers to mitigate possible transmission of covid-19?


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