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Address: , Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Phone Number: 559 565 3341
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Activities: Hiking
Description: 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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Most people probably go to see Sequoia to see the majestic trees. It is a beautiful place too. But we thought Kings Canyon was even more lovely without all the switchback... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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Lexington, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Most people probably go to see Sequoia to see the majestic trees. It is a beautiful place too. But we thought Kings Canyon was even more lovely without all the switchback driving. It wasn't quite as crowded either, that was a plus.

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wales
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

When we visited we were, unfortunately unable to explore Kings Canyon due to a very big fire. We therefore went immediately south to sequoia national park. (The one entrance fee covers both parks). The forestry there is amazing. We saw the largest tree on earth and a lot of others that looked equally large. Also got to drive through the... More 

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Simply awe inspiring. It's easy to see how easterners of the early 1900 were skeptical of the beauty of the west. The flora and fauna are something beautiful to behold.

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Jackson, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

If you love nature and hate the crowds, you have to go here. It is the most beautiful little valley that no one visits. Bring a bathing suit!

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We came here to camp because we had driven to the eastern end of 180 in the past and it was beautiful and we wanted to return to camp there. Unfortunately, when we arrived, as a result of the Rough Fire which had broken out on 7/31/15, route 180 to Cedar Grove past the Hume Lake turnoff had been closed.😞... More 

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Miami, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Amazing parks. We visited in the same vacation Death Valley, Yosemite and Kings Canyon/Sequoia. The kids loved Sequoia. If you have small kids stop at the Ranger Station and ask for a "Ranger Kit" for the little ones. They give you a book with many activities to do in the parks. It helped our kids to better interact with the... More 

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Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is a place to go if you are just looking to enjoy some "Mother Nature". Beautiful trees and a nice water fall. Not recommended for folks that get car sick - very twisty road!

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

AAT Kings Tours is to be commended for a fabulous day tour to Kings Canyon. Early start at 4:00am but well worth the drive in comfortable air conditioned coach with comfy seats. We all went back to sleep .... ZZzzzz Ozzie big breakfast was at Kings Canyon Cattle Station. Yummy and a good energy source for the Treck. My husband... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

If you are looking to get away from the crowd, head to Kings Canyon, and keep going until you get to Cedar Grove. The drive through the canyon offers beautiful vistas with ample pullovers, plus a variety of hiking trails for many abilities. We saw a wildfire burning while we were here, which affected the air quality, but also painted... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Kings Canyon is very different from Sequoia NP. Where as Sequoia has it's wonderful trees, Kings Canyon has its beautiful mountains and valleys. The windy road makes its way from the top of the peaks to the valley of the park, and everything in between. All lead to breathtaking views throughout. I would certainly suggest anyone visiting Sequoia and who... More 

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