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Panoramic Point

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
+1 559-565-3341
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Easy hike with amazing views

This hike is very easy and accessible. We also hiked a short way down the Park Ridge trail. It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bobbie S
Hard To Find the Road, But Really Worth the Effort

We drove around this almost scary, narrow road trying to find our way to Panoramic Point, missing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ThomasTCat
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St. Louis, MO
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“narrow road” (9 reviews)
“park ridge” (6 reviews)
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This hike is very easy and accessible. We also hiked a short way down the Park Ridge trail. It is also very beautiful and just a little more difficult.

Thank Bobbie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove around this almost scary, narrow road trying to find our way to Panoramic Point, missing the final leg of the drive a couple of times. The road to your destination is not clearly marked! It is not a drive for the faint of...More

Thank ThomasTCat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The turnoff to Panoramic Point is at the north end of the Grant Grove village area. It is not that well marked, so if you don’t know the way I suggest you ask at the visitor’s center. The road passes the John Muir Lodge and...More

1  Thank gypsyuno
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Getting here was part of the adventure, the road to the parking lot below the panoramic point was quite narrow and you need to watch for oncoming traffic as the road at some points could fit 2 cars so one has to stop by the...More

Thank Enrico M
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We were staying in John Muir lodge so the start of the road was easy to find - its right next to the lodge. The road is steep, narrow and twisty and meeting someone coming the other way is a bit of a negotiation regarding...More

1  Thank JKerr88
Reviewed 18 September 2017

For some reason this spot is not marked on the entrance road (Crystal Springs). The initial access road is directly across from the road to the Grant Tree. Panorama Road runs along the side of the Muir Lodge. Nice, quiet spot with excellent views (maybe...More

1  Thank Eileen W
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a lovely spot to just sit, relax and enjoy the view. You can see very far in the distance from this vista point and short hike. Definitely worth the drive and hike to his location of the park.

3  Thank Nas S
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The entry point of the road to Panoramic Point is a bit tricky to find. We knew it was opposite Grant Grove but there didn't seem to be a sign for it so took us a couple of passes before figuring it out. To get...More

1  Thank paxa
Reviewed 14 August 2017

A ranger at the visitor center recommended this point and the trail heading toward the fire lookout (you can visit if it's staffed by volunteers). Lovely trail along the ridge.

Thank USAwalkers
Reviewed 2 August 2017

If you stay in Grant Village (we stayed in John Muir Lodge) you just take the road to the right of the hotel up the hill on a curvy road to the peak where you have great views - we went for sunset. It's an...More

Thank Travelin M
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