Authorities in California are searching for a missing hiker who was last seen on Wednesday at Kings Canyon National Park.
The Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks posted on Facebook that 65-year-old Paul Benson intended to go on a day hike in the Ranger Lake area of the park and return to camp.
Benson didn’t return to camp and was reported missing.
He was part of an 8 person multi-day backpacking trip that went hiking in several areas of the national park.
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He was last seen “wearing a red and gray jacket, a blue, purple and brown patterned fleece, tan or red clay pants and an olive brimmed hat,” National Park officials wrote.
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People who may have seen Benson are being encouraged to contact Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Dispatch at 559-565-3195.