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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

"Bears In My Kitchen" Offers A Look At Life In The Parks In An Earlier Era

Many of us have some occasional moments of nostalgia—or perhaps just a bit of curiosity—about life in our parks during what we presume was a less frantic world a generation or two ago. If that's the case, and you'd like to get a peek at life as a ranger and his spouse in Yosemite and several other western national parks in the 1930s and 1940s, you'll likely enjoy reading a book that's a park's classic: Bears in my Kitchen.

Beating The Odds: Missing Man Found "Over The Edge" In Sequoia And Kings Canyon National Parks

Against seemingly insurmountable odds, a California man whose vehicle plunged down a steep mountainside was found alive in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks after an extensive multi-day search. The odds were certainly against his discovery and rescue since his vehicle was almost completely hidden from view by thick brush.

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