Vale Hotshots capture historic photo at the General Sherman on the KNP Fire

A champion firefighter as part of the Vale Interagency Hotshot crew, Lydia captured some amazing…

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KNP Complex Fire Recovery Fund

Please consider supporting our friends at the Sequoia Conservancy with the KNP Complex Fire Recovery…

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SEQUOIA NEWS

New Historic Sequoia NF Headquarters to be built in Porterville

Forest officials announce the construction of a new USDA Sequoia National Forest Headquarters in Porterville. Historic vision coming true in Porterville. Construction of the new $7.5 million facility began in February on…

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SEQUOIA SAFETY

Bears and Food Storage

Please do your part to protect bears and yourself during your visit to the Sequoias and Kings Canyon. The National Park Service provides this helpful information: Bear habitat means food storage is…

Women in Fire

In 2017, more than 1.1 million firefighters fought some of the most destructive fires in American history. Less than 10% of firefighters are women. But what these women lack in numbers, they…

Help Cal Fire by Posting Your Address

For those living in the region, it sounds pretty simple. “Post Your Address in 4 inch numerals or larger.” Looking for a quick project that could make all the difference during an…

Smokey Bear History

The guardian of our forest has been a part of the American scene for so many years, it is hard for most of us to remember when Smokey Bear first appeared. Dressed…

Image of smokey who says "Wildfires can start anywhere."
Listen to Smokey
Wildfires can start anywhere
Maps and Roads

The National Park Service recommends that you check conditions before going uphill. The information provided here is from the NPS with the links posted below. Road Information Call for 24-hour recorded road…

CAMPING & HIKING FUN

Rae Lakes Loop