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Kerry Hassen
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Email: khassen@dncinc.com
Phone: 716-858-5016
07.27.2007

California’s Sequoia National Park Creates a Family Adventure Package for Visitors

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (July 27, 2007) – Sequoia National Park draws numerous visitors to its Giant Forest, home to the world’s most massive trees, and other natural phenomena. 

This year, Sequoia has one more reason to draw large crowds. The Family Adventure Package allows groups to take a journey through numerous trails that can span as far as two miles, and allows groups to search for the forest’s “seven wonders.” Using a rented Global Positioning System (GPS) and a High Sierra Field Guide full of clues, families enjoy the wonders of nature while searching for mysterious places within the forest. Once these “wonders” are discovered, they must be recorded using a rented digital camera and turned in at the lodge where “Nature Points” can be earned. 

At the end of the trip, explorers who have earned the most points receive prizes for a job well done. The younger members of groups need not worry about winning; they get a keepsake just for their determination. 

This all-inclusive package is available from May through the end of October. Beginning at $234 per night, it includes a tote bag with game gear, a High Sierra field guide, two record logs for all of the Nature Points that are earned, prizes, and deluxe accommodations at the Wuksachi Lodge. 

Open year round, Sequoia National Park’s Wuksachi Lodge features rooms of cedar and stone that are highlighted by grand fireplaces, natural woods, and panoramic views of the surrounding forest and High Sierra peaks. 

Located in the southern Sierra Nevada in California, Sequoia National Park is considered a national gem. It is 400,000 acres of waterfalls, caves, and other natural wonders, including the Giant Sequoia trees and the highest point in the contiguous 48 United States, Mount Whitney. 

For more information, visit VisitSequoia.com or call 866-720-2481. 

About Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts
Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts is a subsidiary of Delaware North Companies, a leading hospitality provider with significant experience in hotel, retail, food service, recreation and transportation operations. The company’s portfolio includes historic properties in North America, such as Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex; Yosemite, Sequoia, Yellowstone and Grand Canyon National Parks; Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds; Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite; Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa; Niagara Falls State Park; Jones Beach; Old Town San Diego; The Lodge & Conference Center at Geneva State Park; The BALSAMS Grand Resort; and The Resort at Glacier. To learn more about Delaware North Companies expertise in the hospitality industry visit www.dnchospitalitymgt.com

About Delaware North Companies
Delaware North Companies is one of the world’s leading hospitality and food service providers. Its family of companies includes Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, Delaware North Companies Sportservice, Delaware North Companies International, TD Banknorth Garden, and American Park ‘n Swap. Delaware North Companies is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States with revenues approaching $2 billion annually and 40,000 associates serving half a billion customers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. For more information, visit www.DelawareNorth.com.

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