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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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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Cape Town
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Silverton, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is a very remote area, and it is really beautiful! How the road down into the canyon was ever constructed was a mystery to us. Pack a lunch and plan to spend the day, driving, stopping to look, hiking. It's just spectacular!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We really came to see Sequoia NP and found ourselves loving the King's Canyon NP also. Hefty drive to end of the roan in King's Canyon but worth it. We picnicked in one of the meadows along the creek. Great fun on a be a

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Amersham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

A 74 mile round trip from John Muir Lodge right to the end of the Canyon but worth every moment. Different vistas round every corner, breathtaking scenery etc etc.especially as we were there just as Autumn was turning the leaves into a brilliant show of colour and, combined with the beautiful river, a stunning spectacle. Do yourself a favour-give it... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Like ha Canyon is a hidden treasure. Visited in November and weather was great with no crowds. I've been to the Bryce Canyon, Grand Canyon, Yosemite and Zion, and Kings Canyon is one of the best. Take the road all the way to the end but go slow and enjoy.

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Was in the area so decided to take a short driving tour of these 2 parks to get a sense of it and come back later for a deeper dive. I found entering the parks via the Kings Canyon entrance, (Northern entrance nearer Fresno) and then driving out via the southern entrance by Three Rivers/Visalia is probably the easier route... More 

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