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Wildflowers of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Stephen K. Stocking

Wildflowers of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

by Stephen K. Stocking

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Published by Sequoia Natural History Association in Three Rivers, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • Sequoia National Park,
  • Kings Canyon National Park
    • Subjects:
    • Wild flowers -- California -- Sequoia National Park -- Pictorial works.,
    • Wild flowers -- California -- Kings Canyon National Park -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 45.

      Statementby Stephen K. Stocking and Jack A. Rockwell.
      ContributionsRockwell, Jack A., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK484.C2 S76
      The Physical Object
      Pagination47 p.
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4773180M
      LC Control Number78244635

      Sequoia National Park. Ecompassing over , acres of protected forest and mountain terrain, the Sequoia National Park is part of the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks system. Originally established in the 's, California protected this natural beauty which is .   Soon we were on Generals Highway, entering the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks area — I was getting to use my lifetime “senior” pass for the first time — and biting into a.

      7. Sequoia RV Ranch. N Fork Dr, Three Rivers, CA , United States. 8. John Muir Lodge. Kings Canyon National Park, CA, Hume, CA , United States. 9. Three Rivers Historical Museum.   Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon sit in the heart of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. This area is home to giant Sequoias, waterfalls, a rushing river, meadows of wildflowers, alpine lakes, deep canyons and black bears. Here are 50 things to do see and eat while exploring Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon.

      Together the parks cover million acres (roughly 2, sq. miles). They host over four million visitors a year and are home to thousands of species of plants and animals. Yosemite attracts more tourists than Sequoia & Kings Canyon combined, although all three are absolutely delightful parks. With this carefully curated selection of top hiking trips, adventurers of varying abilities and interests will discover the most spectacular wonders in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks and nearby areas. Hiking, biking and paddling books for the active outdoor lifestyle.


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Rockwell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Wildflowers of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks - 4th EditionAuthor: Stephen Stocking & Jack A. Rockwell. Sierra Nevada Wildflowers: A Field Guide To Common Wildflowers And Shrubs Of The Sierra Nevada, Including Yosemite, Sequoia, And Kings Canyon National Parks (Wildflower Series) Paperback – February 5, by/5(21).

Get this from a library. Wildflowers of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. [Stephen K Stocking; Jack A Rockwell]. This full-color book contains beautiful photos, easy-to-understand descriptions, and interesting facts about wildflowers frequently encountered in this spectacular region.

The species are arranged by color and plant family to aid The Sierra Nevada region is a land of alpine lakes, ubiquitous mountains, and meadows filled with a seemingly endless variety of wildflowers/5. Sequoia and Kings Canyon feel more like wilderness than civilization. Today, these parks are much like the Yosemite of decades ago.

The site is primarily dedicated to identification of wildflowers found in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, but we have added a few other sections. The Flora in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks There are more than 1, types of plants in Yosemite and Sequoia & Kings Canyon, and describing them all would fill a book.

With species ranging from tiny lichen to giant sequoias, the flora in all of the parks is similar, varying primarily by elevation.

The richness of the Sierran flora mirrors that of the state as a whole--of the nearly 6, species of vascular plants known to occur in California, over 20% of them can be found within Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Sequoia Wildflowers - a guide to the flora of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.

Sierra Nevada Wildflowers, 2nd: A Field Guide to Common Wildflowers and Shrubs of the Sierra Nevada, including Yosemite, Sequoia, and /5(23). Before you come, you can find books, maps, and other park information through the Sequoia Parks Conservancy (SPC), the non-profit education partner of these parks.

These materials provide insight into how to make your visit safe and enjoyable. You can find most of the same items at the book stores operated by the SPC at every park visitor center. When you visit Sequoia National Park in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains, you get two parks for the price of one.

Kings Canyon National Park abuts Sequoia’s northern edge, and the parks are managed together; one admission gets you into both. It’s well worth an extra day to see the vertigo-inducing vistas of Kings Canyon.

(Visit my first post in this series to learn more about the trip.). The Sequoia Parks Conservancy online store sells an extensive selection of quality material for help in trip planning, identifying flora and fauna, educational games and activities, and much more.

Receive a 15% discount for being a SPC Member. All proceeds benefit your public lands by helping to preserve the landscape, protect our resources, and provide visitor services.

Sierra Nevada Wildflowers, 2nd: A Field Guide to Common Wildflowers and Shrubs of the Sierra Nevada, including Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon National Parks. Explore the parks with the free, official NPS Sequoia & Kings Canyon app.

Near the parks or far away, this interactive guide will help you make the most out of your "trip." Browse park sites by category, or take self-guided tours of notable park features, including the General Sherman Tree and General Grant Tree. Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.

– miles from downtown San Francisco ( – 5 hours southeast) Some of the most popular national parks near San Francisco, the twin parks of Sequoia and Kings Canyon are two distinct national parks, which are managed as one unit by the National Park Service.

The southern High Sierra, including Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks and the surrounding John Muir, Jennie Lakes, and Monarch Wildernesses, is one of the most magnificent natural areas in the world.

Blessed with the largest trees on earth (giant sequoias), one of the deepest canyons in. Earn an official Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Junior Ranger badge by completing activities in our junior ranger booklet. Ask for a free booklet at any visitor center.

Printable Version of the Junior Ranger Booklet. Can't make it to the parks in person. Download our junior ranger booklet at home and then print the activities. Sequoia Parks Conservancy, the official nonprofit partner to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, welcomes you. We work hand-in-hand with the National Park Service to provide tours and retail services, fund critical projects, and protect and preserve park treasures for future generations.

We help you make a deeper connection, so visit us. Sequoia Resort & RV Park is a peaceful, affordable getaway for weekend travelers from the Los Angeles and Bay Areas. Sequoia Resort is also a great destination for travelers from every corner of the world who are looking for a quiet, remote home base from where they can explore California's most stunning National Parks.

Although Kings Canyon National Park is only a 4-hour drive from Los Angeles, it’s not very well known and doesn’t attract nearly the crowds that Sequoia and Yosemite National Parks do. Mostly this is because 90% of the trails at Kings Canyon National Park are located in the backcountry and require a multi-day trip to complete."The Sierra Nevada Mountains are full of granite domes, the most famous being Half Done in Yosemite National Park; Moro Rock in Sequoia National Park is a much smaller one that, happily, is easily accessible by car " "We took the free shuttle from the Giant Forest Museum to the Moro walk trail head, walked up Moro Rock, enjoyed the views, and then walked through a section of the Giant Forest.