Travelers Swarm Sequoia-Kings Canyon NPs after Yosemite Closure

After wildfire forced the closure of Yosemite Valley, tourists head to the adjoining national parks instead.
By Backpacker Contributors ,

Kings Canyon National Park: Not bad for a second choice

Miguel Vieira

Where to go after Yosemite Valley closed last week due to wildfire? For plenty of people, the answer was: Head down the road to Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Parks. The alternate destinations are reporting full campgrounds and lodging along with a surge in visitors.

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