Kings Canyon National Park


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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Kings Canyon National Park,

461,901 acres (187,070 hectares), E central California. Largely wilderness, the park features summits of the High Sierras and two enormous canyons on the Kings River. General Grant Grove, with giant sequoias, is a detached section of the park and was formerly the General Grant National Park (est. 1890). Kings Canyon was established as a national park in 1940 and adjoins Sequoia National ParkSequoia National Park,
402,510 acres (162,960 hectares), E central Calif.; est. 1890. In the park are 35 groves of giant sequoias, spectacular granite mountains, and deep canyons.
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; the two are administered as a single unit. See National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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For general information on Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks, call 565-3341 or visit www.
Sequoia National Forest: Your best bet for camping in the southern sequoias outside of crowded Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks is one of the 59 campgrounds in this sprawling national forest.
If we hadn't fragmented the herds and their habitat by grazing domestic sheep," says David Graber, science advisor for Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks, "they'd be far less susceptible to mountain lion predation.
White, author and outdoor educator, provides a guide to popular hikes in the Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks ranging from easy half-mile trips to journeys lasting several days.
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Fresno is located in the heart of California with easy access to the Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.
Then head south to gaze at the world's biggest trees in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks.
Bonnicksen referred to some early results of the latter study -to which he was introduced when we gave him an on-site tour of our fire-research program in 1988-to bolster his contention that fire management in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks lacks a scientific basis.
There used to be so many frogs that when they started hopping away, it looked like the whole shore was moving," recalls Harold Werner, a wildlife ecologist at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, about a site he observed in the early 1990s.
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