Related Links

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Information:

For the most up-to-date information on the park, please visit Sequoia National Park’s website.  

The Mineral King page, hosted by the National Park Service, provides a fairly complete on-line description of Mineral King.

The Park’s Mineral King Day Hikes page provides brief descriptions of the trails that visitors can hike in order to experience some of Mineral King’s natural and cultural resource.

Other organizations working to preserve Mineral King's natural and cultural resources:

The Mineral King District Association has been active since the early 1960s, primarily as a homeowner’s association dealing with operational and maintenance issues. Its current focus is to enter into a cooperative agreement between the Park Service and cabin families to preserve and maintain this historic community, so that future generations of visitors to the park will still be able to enjoy this unique example of an early California mining community where people are still living much as they did over a century ago.

Located near the based of the Mineral King Road, Three Rivers Historical Society and Museum is an educational and research institution whose primary functions are to collect, preserve, and exhibit materials relating to the region. The Society is dedicated to providing opportunities for the community to understand and experience the past through the presentation of exhibits and displays, lectures, demonstrations, special events and participatory programs.

EarthJustice, a non-profit public interest law organization, has created an unique interactive web experience that highlights Mineral King’s natural micro environments and the role of the organization in helping to protect them in the 1970s.

Web cameras:

The privately owned and operated Mineral King Webcam and Weather Station provides two views of the Mineral King cirque. The first provides a southward view towards Farewell Pass. The second displays Timber Gap towards the north.

The Faculty Flat Webcam provides a view of a gentle, wooded slope commonly known as Monument Hill. In the winter, a 10 foot tall pole with alternating one foot bands indicates snow depth

Scientific research:

The scientific community is exploring the geology and biology of Mineral King on an ongoing basis. Follow the blogs below for updates and links to the latest scientific papers:
Wired Magazine’s Eruptions blog 

Denison Geoblog

Additional information:

The Silver City Resort’s website includes a comprehensive history of the history of the land and the communities that it has hosted.

The Tulare County Treasures website includes information on the history of the conservation of Mineral King.

The weekly Kaweah Commonwealth often covers news and events in Mineral King.