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Address: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Phone Number: 559 565 3341
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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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Stunning!!

The scenery here is beautiful, pristine....... And, due to the lack of crowds I would prefer this place over Yosemite, we visited in the middle of summer, and we were alone... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Stavanger, Norway
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Stavanger, Norway
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208 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The scenery here is beautiful, pristine....... And, due to the lack of crowds I would prefer this place over Yosemite, we visited in the middle of summer, and we were alone everywhere except on the parking lot. A lot of trails to chose from, we only did a couple of short ones(travelling with a baby), but enjoyed it immensely as... More 

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Atlanta, U.S.A.
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100 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Part two of the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, you'll find more giant trees, idyllic views, and more.

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London, United Kingdom
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224 reviews
89 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

The National Park is stunning and compared to Yosemite it is great to be able to enjoy the wilderness without the crowds. Unfortunately, when we went was during the Rough Fire and we could not travel any further than Grant Grove. In some locations the views of the park were limited due to smoke however in a slightly strange was... More 

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Buellton, California
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Kings Canyon / Sequoia have become our go to place to visit, sometimes it may just be a 3 day weekend or others for a entire week. There is so much to do, so many trails to hike you will never get bored.

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Thank Jeff G
Jackson, Alabama
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141 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Take the Generals highway to this park since it is included in your park entrance fee. You wont be disappointed. There are many scenic stops and trails along the way to view and to explore

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Vadodara, India
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57 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Different topography,quite & scenic,filled with several attractions. A true nature lover can spend here days & weeks & can always find something new & interesting.

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Newcastle
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Beautiful place! We just did a day trip, we got the shuttle from Visalia and did some of the easier trails that take you to the biggest, well known trees. There's a shuttle in the park which makes it easy to hop between trails. As well as all the impressive trees we also saw lots of chipmunks, a beaver and... More 

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Fillmore, California
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24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

This is our favorite place for camling, family time and relaxation. We hike to the large Sequoia trees, visit the caves and visit Grizzly Falls at the end of the highway. We frequent Grant Grove and stay in the Azalea campground. It's dry camping but there are flush toilets, water and sinks available. Grant Grove offers showes, restaurants, a market... More 

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Orange, California
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

If you have visited Yosemite and Mariposa Grove, I guess you can skip it. Not really much to see. To add to it, the Visitor Center was closed. Not many people and the main tree trail had zero foot traffic on a weekend.We expected more maintained trails. Overall, would be my least favorite of all the national parks that we... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Only one road was open into Kings Canyon and Sequoia was closed. We happened to stop by the ranger station to use their picnic tables and saw their bulletins at their door and talked to a ranger. Our GPS was taking us down a road that was closed. We were able to see the larger sequoia trees that we had... More 

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