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Avoid the Kings River. It's Still Closed to Recreational Use.

Strong currents and bone-chilling water have kept the Kings River banned from recreational use for more than a month. The stretch from Pine Flat Dam the Tulare and Kings county lines will remain closed this weekend. The closure, ordered by the Fresno County Sheriff's Office, has been in place since...

Sheriff Closes Lower Kings River to Public in Fresno County

Citing the high flows of cold water released from Pine Flat Dam, Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims closed the lower Kings River early Tuesday afternoon. Fresno County joined Tulare County and Kings County which previously ended recreational use of the lower river until the high waters recede. Pine Flat Releasing...