The Blossom Trail Is Blooming for 2014

The Blossom Trail started 26 years ago and is about 70 miles long, leading you through colorful orchards of peach, plum, nectarine, cherry, apricot, apple and almond trees. The trail is found in eastern Fresno County, near the north entrance to Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Parks.

Stay up-to-date with the latest Blossom Trail news at twitter.com/GoBlossomTrail.

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Official website for the Blossom Trail is here.

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The route on this map is a suggestion for the official route to take. You can find orchards in bloom on many roads in this area, and also in Tulare County to the south, if you are using the main entrance to the National Parks.

2014 Facebook Photo Contest from Sequoia National Park

The official facebook page for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks will open the voting for the 2014 contest next week. You will need to “like” the page to be able to vote. Over 100 photos were submitted this year. Winners will be announced around February 21.

The Park Staff will set up a Facebook Photo Contest Album for the contest and fans can “Like” as many photos as they want as their votes. The number of photos for the “Fan Favorite” category could be limited based upon quality, appropriateness of the photo, and number of submissions.

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[photo via Sequoia-and-Kings-Canyon-National-Parks]