Kings Canyon National Park

Kings Canyon National Park, 461,901 acres (187,070 hectares), E central California. Largely wilderness, the park features summits of the High Sierra 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 Park; the two are administered as a single unit. See National Parks and Monuments (table)national parks and monuments (table).

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