The 560-acre Park Ridge prescribed burn near Grant Grove is scheduled to commence on June 23rd and last up to six days. Visitors to the area on ignition days should expect moderate smoke impacts and intermittent traffic delays. At night, smoke may be discernible in the parks’ lower elevations. A few trails that enter the burn area, including the Park Ridge Trail, will be closed during the burn. Click on the link above for more datails.

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks plan to begin ignitions on the Grant Grove Prescribed Burn, in the Grant Grove area of Kings Canyon National Park on Sunday, October 15. 520 acres of burning are planned over the course of 4-6 days of ignitions. The General Grant Tree, the Grant Tree Trail, and the Grant Tree Road, as well as trail systems in the surrounding area, will be inaccessible during the ignitions, and the Azalea Campground will be closed.