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Awesome view and drive

This is worth a stop, so you can appreicate the view and stretch the legs. We got a nice clear day... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Frank D
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Concord, New Hampshire
Amazing Sunset From the top!

The panoramic view is amazing. Climbed further to the fire lookout point and caught the sunset on... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
DPLosAngeles
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Los Angeles
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is worth a stop, so you can appreicate the view and stretch the legs. We got a nice clear day and it's amazing how far you can see.

Thank Frank D
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The panoramic view is amazing. Climbed further to the fire lookout point and caught the sunset on the other side. Amazing colors with the clouds. Breathtaking.

Thank DPLosAngeles
Reviewed 14 June 2018

The road is really narrow, more like a paved path, with lots of hairpin turns, luckily we didn't meet many other cars. Parking lot with bear box and bathroom as well as picnic tables. Short easy walk to 2 amazing views.

1  Thank Peggy S
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Great views at the top of a narrow road along the ridge line. Convenient off the grounds of the John Muir Lodge and it is a short but narrow paved road to the top. You can see all the way to the mountains as well...More

1  Thank dolls111
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Stone throw from museum parking, it takes around 5 minutes or so, to get to this very nice observation point with some spectacular vistas over the lowlands. Worth a small detour on the way to more famous attractions.

1  Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed 5 May 2018

I think our picture was almost identical to this one, with the snow-capped mountains in the distance, a gorgeous vantage point!

Thank Krisinseattle
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Nice short hike to Panoramic Point. If you like to take photos I would try and catch sunrise or sunset. It would be stunning.

Thank Spuddler
Reviewed 28 December 2017

We hiked up on the road, light snow on the ground. A nice walk with lots of animal tracks and we saw some deer, but not especially beautiful or interesting. We had just come from Yosemite which admittedly may color my rating.

Thank NWtraveler969
Reviewed 13 December 2017

For some reason everyone else left long before sunset. If you are staying in Grant Village then do stay a while and enjoy the lovely view of King’s Canyon as the sun sets behind you. If you aren’t here at the end of the day...More

Thank BadgerCT
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

This was recommended to me by the lovely staff at John Muir Lodge, so glad I listened! What an incredible view! I'm only disappointed I missed the sunrise because my friend slept in, but regardless, so pleased to have seen such a beautiful sight :-)

Thank abichloe1990
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