Starting Thursday, July 1, at 12:00 pm, officials will enact a parkwide campfire and smoking ban for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.
The restrictions include all campgrounds, picnic and day-use areas and wilderness locations inside the parks.
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There are no exceptions to the change under the Stage 3 fire restrictions.
The new rules come just days after Sierra National Forest officials issued their own temporary fire restrictions for some areas.