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Ranger Reports Sorted by Station

To locate a ranger station on a map, click the map link in the descriptions below or view the PDF map of Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park. Ranger reports are missing for some years and some ranger stations.

See the main ranger report page for more information about these documents.

Bearpaw Meadow

Located on the High Sierra Trail in Sequoia National Park and about 13 trail miles east from the Wolverton trailhead in the western Sierra. The commercially-operated Bearpaw High Sierra Camp is adjacent.
Station elevation: 7800ft/2804m
Map of Bearpaw Meadow Ranger Station

1996BearpawWeisman.pdf
1998BearpawWeisman.pdf
1999BearpawWeisman.pdf
2003BearpawWeisman.pdf

Bench Lake

Located at the intersection of the Pacific Crest Trail/John Muir Trail and the Taboose Pass Trail. The ranger station is about a mile east of Bench Lake.
Station elevation: 10744ft/3275m
Map of Bench Lake Ranger Station

1984BenchKenan.pdf
1989BenchKenan.pdf
1990BenchKenan.pdf
1991BenchGraban.pdf
1997BenchEdens.pdf
1998BenchEdens.pdf
2001BenchKenan.pdf

Charlotte Lake

Located on the Charlotte Lake spur trail off the the Pacific Crest Trail/John Muir Trail. Glen Pass is about 1 linear mile northeast and Kearsarge Pass is about 3 linear miles east.
Station elevation: 10370ft/3161m
Map of Charlotte Lake Ranger Station

1984CharlotteMorgenson.pdf
1985CharlotteMorgenson.pdf
1986CharlotteDurkee.pdf
1992CharlotteDurkee.pdf
1993CharlotteDurkee.pdf
1996CharlotteLyness.pdf
1997Charlotte.pdf
1999CharlotteDurkee.pdf
2000CharlotteDurkee.pdf
2001CharlotteDurkee.pdf

Crabtree Meadow

Located near where the John Muir Trail departs from the Pacific Crest Trail to head to Mt. Whitney. Mt. Whitney is about three linear miles to the east and Timberline lake is about mile east.
Station elevation: 10720ft/3268m
Map of Crabtree Meadow Ranger Station

1985CrabtreeMalengo.pdf
1987CrabtreeMalengo.pdf
1988CrabtreeDurkee.pdf
1989CrabtreeDurkee.pdf
1990CrabtreeDurkee.pdf
1992CrabtreePilewski.pdf
1993CrabtreePilewski.pdf
1994CrabtreeMalengo.pdf
1995CrabtreeMalengo.pdf
1996CrabtreeMalengo.pdf
1997CrabtreePilweski.pdf
1998CrabtreeJostad.pdf
1999CrabtreeJostad.pdf
2000CrabtreeJostad.pdf
2001CrabtreeJostad.pdf

Hockett Meadows

Located southwest of the Mineral King trailhead on Whitman Creek and about 4 linear miles west of Vandever Mountain.
Station elevation: 8499ft/2591m
Map of Hockett Meadows Ranger Station

1989HockettMuller.pdf
1991HockettStowell.pdf
1992HockettStowell.pdf
1994HockettStowell.pdf
1995HockettStowell.pdf
1996HockettStowell.pdf

Kern Canyon

Located on the Pacific Crest Trail and Kern River at the southern boundary of the park. On the other side of the park boundary lies the Golden Trout Wilderness.
Station elevation: 6456ft/1968m
Map of Kern Canyon Ranger Station

1989KernGraban.pdf
1990KernGustafson.pdf
1991KernGustafson.pdf
1983KernLevin.pdf
1985KernLevin.pdf
1992KernWood.pdf
1993KernWood.pdf
1997KernWood.pdf
1998KernWood.pdf
1999KernWood.pdf
2000KernWood.pdf

LeConte Canyon

Located on the Pacific Crest Trail/John Muir Trail at the intersection with the Bishop Pass trail. The station is about 2 linear miles west of Dusy Basin.
Station elevation: 8720ft/2658m
Map of LeConte Canyon Ranger Station

1986LeConteMorgenson.pdf
1988LeConteMorgenson.pdf
1991LeConteHayden.pdf
1995LeConteMorgenson.pdf
1996LeConteDurkee.pdf
1997LeConteDriftFenceDurkee.pdf
1997LeConteDurkee.pdf
2001LeConteGraban.pdf
2002LeConteKenan.pdf
2003LeConteKenan.pdf

Little Five Lakes

Located about 5 linear miles northeast of the Mineral King trailhead at Little Five Lakes on the Black Rock Pass Trail.
Station elevation: 10476ft/3193m
Map of Little Five Lakes Ranger Station

1987LittleFiveLakesHayden.pdf
1989LittleFiveLakesLyness.pdf
1991LittleFiveLakesSuk.pdf
1992LittleFiveLakesSuk.pdf
1993LittleFiveLakesLyness.pdf
1995LittleFiveLakesJostad.pdf
1997LittleFiveLakesJostad.pdf

McClure Meadow

Located in Evolution Valley on the Pacific Crest Trail/John Muir Trail about 2 linear miles south of the northern park boundary.
Station elevation: 9600ft/2926m
Map of McClure Meadow Ranger Station

1989McClureMorgenson.pdf
1991McClureStock+TrailsMorgenson.pdf
1994McClureDurkee.pdf
1995McClureDurkee.pdf
1997McClureHayden.pdf
1999McClureGordon.pdf
2000McClureGordon.pdf
2001McClureGordon.pdf
2003McClureMalengo.pdf

Mineral King

Located on the Mineral King Road about a mile from the eastern end of that road.
Station elevation: 7560ft/2304m
Map of Mineral King Ranger Station

1997MineralKingBCReport.pdf

Pear Lake

Located near Pear Lake at the end of the Pear Lake Trail and about 3 linear miles directly east of the Lodgepole Visitor Center on Generals Highway.
Station elevation: 9200ft/2804m
Map of Pear Lake Ranger Station

1996PearLakeWeisenberger.pdf
2000PearLakeWaldschmidt.pdf

Rae Lakes

Located on the Pacific Crest Trail/John Muir Trail near one of the Rae Lakes. Glen Pass is about 1 linear mile southwest.
Station elevation: 10696ft/3260m
Map of Rae Lakes Ranger Station

1984RaeLakesCameron.pdf
1989RaeLakesMcDonald.pdf
1991RaeLakesDurkee.pdf
1995RaeLakesSanger.pdf
1996RaeLakesSanger.pdf

Ranger Lake

This ranger station appears to have been decommisioned in recent years. It is located near Ranger Lake about a mile east of Silliman Pass.
Station elevation: 9193ft/2802m
Map of Ranger Lake Ranger Station

1999RangerLakeKenan.pdf

Roaring River

Located near Scaffold Meadows and the intersection of the Sugarloaf, Elizabeth Pass, Colby Pass, and Sphynx Creek trails. It is about 6 linear miles south of Roads End in Kings Canyon National Park.
Station elevation: 7400ft/2256m
Map of Roaring River Ranger Station

1999RoaringRiver.pdf
2001RoaringRiverMuller.pdf
2002RoaringRiverVanDusen.pdf

Rock Creek

Located on the Pacific Crest Trail and Rock Creek. It is about 6 linear miles south of Mt. Whitney.
Station elevation: 9602ft/2927m
Map of Rock Creek Ranger Station

1986RockCreekKenan.pdf
1987RockCreekLyness.pdf
1988RockCreekLyness.pdf
1989RockCreekScattaregia.pdf
1990RockCreekScattaregia.pdf
1991RockCreekMalengo.pdf
1992RockCreekMalengo.pdf
1993RockCreekMalengo.pdf
1994RockCreekPilewski.pdf
1997RockCreekMalengo.pdf
1998RockCreekMalengo.pdf
1999RockCreekVerkouille.pdf
2002RockCreekJostad.pdf
2003RockCreekJostad.pdf
2004RockCreekPilewskiL.pdf

Sierra Crest

This is not a ranger station but considered a subdistrict of Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks that includes the following other ranger stations: Bench Lake, Leconte Canyon, McClure Meadow, Rae Lakes, and Charlotte Lake.
Station elevation: not applicable

1995SierraCrestCoffman.pdf
1996SierraCrestPurcell.pdf
1998SierraCrestPurcell.pdf
2000SierraCrestBrenchley.pdf

Tyndall Creek

Located on Tyndall Creek off the Pacific Crest Trail/John Muir Trail near the intersection with the Shepherd Pass Trail. Forester Pass is about 4 linear miles north.
Station elevation: 10827ft/3300m
Map of Tyndall Creek Ranger Station

1988TyndallAtkinson.pdf
1989TyndallAtkinson.pdf
1990TyndallAdkinson.pdf
1992TyndallLyness.pdf
1995TyndallKamencik.pdf
1999TyndallMalengo.pdf
2002TyndallLarson.pdf