Kings River cañon is a rugged gorge half a mile deep with the river rushing through it in thundering rapids and cascades.
John Muir counted over four thousand of these annual rings on the stump of one of the Kings River trees.
For the Kings River as a whole the estimates of 1850 to 1853 indicate a substantial Indian population.
Its range is in the northern coast range and the Sierra foothills, extending as far south as Kings River.
Application of this factor gives 5,000 for the Kings River, a high but not impossible figure.
When the day of the Kings River Canyon dawns, it will dawn brilliantly.
Mr. Talbot was not to be found in this direction, so the party went to Kings River, and journeyed up it to its head waters.
For the second sector of the Kings River we are dependent primarily upon the record of the Moraga expedition.
Direct application of this factor to the Kings River gives a value for 1800 of 17,500.
The next region to be considered is the basin of the Kings River.