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Address: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Kings Canyon National Park is named for this large canyon, perfect for...

Kings Canyon National Park is named for this large canyon, perfect for hiking.

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Yosemite's handsome brother

Some of the most spectacular scenery in the Sierra Nevada. The road down into Kings Canyon is one of the most spectacular in the world...equal to Highway 1 along the California... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed the ride up 180 to the park. It was the only road open during this time of year. It was a sunny day but cold. I didn't realize the park is 6000 ft above sea level. I only got to see the general grant tree because there was so much snow on the ground. The hiking trails were... More 

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Clovis, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some of the most spectacular scenery in the Sierra Nevada. The road down into Kings Canyon is one of the most spectacular in the world...equal to Highway 1 along the California Coast. Not to be missed...Zumwalt Meadow, Boyden Cavern and the adjoining Kings River, Hume Lake, Grant Grove and Big Stump trail. So many other great activities in Sequoia as... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Kings Canyon is often overlooked by glampers and makes a great base camp or starting point to enter the vast wilderness. The Kings river is powerful (when there is water!). Grab a site on the river for a day before or after hiking the backcountry. The elevation gains are strenuous and several trails offer no shade or protection. I've been... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Been camping a few times there with the family. Each time was just great for camping or day visit. There is so much to view that you can not do it all in one day or even one weekend prob not even in one year :) Love it can't wait to return!

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Gladstone, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

We did this scenic drive in a small RV (19ft) and it was amazing. The switchback road was awesome! Stunning views, canyons, gorges, rivers. Not many places to park for photos as you need to take care with the road especially on corners. A must do drive, well worth it!

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Having stopped off to visit the General Grant Grove, we continued on to explore Kings Canyon. The road into the valley takes you down a 32 miles descent from 7,000ft to the valley floor of Kings River South Fork. Eventually the picturesque road runs along the river to Cedar Grove past Grisly Falls and Roaring River Falls and crossing Roaring... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

having seen national geographic documentaries I though I was prepared for this park but nothing prepares one for the magnitude of these trees. Walking between these giants to made me realise how insignificant we really are. they have been around for centuries before me and will be for centuries after. Carry water and wear suitable shoes as there are many... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Drive deep into the canyon and hike down to the icy-cold stream - you will appreciate it! We lodged our water bottles in the stream and bathed our tired feet. Take lots of drinking water with you and wear a hat - there is little shade until you get down to the around the stream. The entire hike is probably... More 

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Manhattan, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

If you like big trees and I do mean BIG trees. This is the park for you. Check out the General Sherman and General Grant giant sequoias. If you like caves then you need to take a tour of Crystal Cave. You will need an advanced ticket purchase available at the visitor centers.Pan on 3 hours for this. Kings Canyon... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Spent three days here camping with my family - I haven't camped in 20 years but my daughter talked us into it. Last years forest fires and this years bark beetles have taken their toll but the park is still a pretty special place. You'll love the campgrounds and the hikes but pay attention to the drive into and through... More 

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