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Fantastic Views

We were uncertain of what to expect from this park. We were blown away by the views. The views of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dustin K
Kings Canyon Early October

Kings Canyon has some of the best all around scenery from Giant Sequoia Trees, marble and granite... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
brhjroberts2017
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Missouri City, Missouri
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Kings Canyon National Park is named for this large canyon, perfect for hiking.
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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+1 559-565-3341
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Reviewed yesterday

We were uncertain of what to expect from this park. We were blown away by the views. The views of the meadow, river and canyon were fantastic. The road to drive down to the main area is super curvy and either fun or nerve racking,...More

Thank Dustin K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Kings Canyon has some of the best all around scenery from Giant Sequoia Trees, marble and granite mountain sides to beautiful streams and meadows. Very quiet in the fall compared to Sequoia to the South or Yosemite to the North. We encountered very few hikers...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Again nice park, great scenery and trees are amazing Rangers were helpful and friendly Jusr research where to enter park to avoid unnecessary travel

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited in early October and were very impressed with the breathtaking beauty of the park from the high peaks to the valley below. We made a point to stop at many of the pull offs and look around with binoculars to...More

1  Thank Linda W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Canyon is lovely with some waterfalls to stop off at. From the bottom of the valley the topography is not so easy to see so stop off before for the stunning views from the mountain road.

Thank RCKat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hadn't realized this part of the park vastly differed from Sequoia Nat'l Park . Beautiful canyon, very remote from rest of the park. Delightful, swift river even in September and beautiful meadows. Arrive in this little "community" of ranger buildings, campgrounds and the lodge,...More

Thank JEstella
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Kings Canyon in September and the weather was perfect and there were no crowds. The Sequoia Grove is every bit as nice as Sequoia NP (which is also spectacular) and much less less crowded. It is a beautiful Park with lots of trails...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only had a day to see the parks and it’s well worth doing by car if you don’t have time for hikes. King’s Canyon is incredible whilst the General’s Highway is a wonderful and varied drive. We stopped at the must sees and had...More

Thank Brent J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had planned to hike this trail for a few months however I had to wait for the smoke from the fires to clear. I am so glad I did wait. Mid September is when the backcountry is closing up and there are few people in...More

Thank CentralCoastDiverSLO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are spectacular views going into this park but wait to use the pull offs until you are leaving because they are usually on the left hand side going in and around sharp turns. A nice drive for high clearance vehicles is to go to...More

1  Thank MattGrimes1967
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אורנה ג
22 July 2018|
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Response from Gary F | Reviewed this property |
Do not know about air quality at Kings Canyon. Kings Canyon might be worth a trip but it is not really a substitute for Yosemite when it comes to the views but I understand your fire considerations.
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Cleighmcg
7 April 2018|
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Response from Karen H | Reviewed this property |
There may be a place right in sequoia near Kings Canyon. There are a few restaurants and hotels. Maybe you can use a hotel ice maker.
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