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Kings Canyon

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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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Great place to see

I went to the Sequoia National park and Kings Canyon for 2 days. I would highly suggest everyone visit at least once in our life. If you have a convertible, even better! Make sure... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I went to the Sequoia National park and Kings Canyon for 2 days. I would highly suggest everyone visit at least once in our life. If you have a convertible, even better! Make sure to fill up the gas tank, you aren't going to see a gas station for a long while!

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Rajkot, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

However much you have read, when you finally see the giant sequoias, you will yet be amazed. If you come from the North, go through the park from Fresno on route 180 and come out using 198 at Three Rivers. Tulare which is right on route 99. If you are heading south, Tulare is a good overnight place as you... More 

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Jonestown, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Worth stopping, at least to see the big tree, the second-largest in the world. If you're just in the area for a day or two, your time would be better spent over in Sequoia. But if you're backpacking and camping overnight, this is a superb choice. Some good hikes, too.

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Heber City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The clear focal point of these two national parks is the giant sequoia trees. And they do not not disappoint. It is truly awe inspiring to walk around the base of a living thing that stretches 300 feet to the sky and has been around for 2,000 years. While there is plenty to see here, including stunning canyons and mountain... More 

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Dallas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Being from out of state and not very sure about driving on snow and I had reservations about coming here in the December. I read the parks website and also called their weather information phone number (which I was unable to understand the recording). I went on and wondered if I would be turned away at the park gate. I... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Loved the drive down Kings Canyon and the amazing views. The river coursing through the valley floor was dramatic, as was the waterfall, and the nearby marble rocks we found especially fascinating.

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Oxnard, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This is worth the trip. We went in December when there was snow on the ground and it was absolutely breathtaking.

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Seeing the Giant Sequoias for the first time feels like an encounter with an old friend. We visited this park after being in Yosemite National Park for a few days. Yosemite certainly has it's charms, but we preferred Sequoia National Park for it's peacefulness. It is possible to find a trail in the Giant Forest that leads away from all... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The trails were great! The trees are incredible and the views are remarkable !!!!!! :) Make sure you shake hands with the trees

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Ithaca, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

King's Canyon is full of absolutely astounding views and scenery, and there are plenty of spots to stop and take photos and panoramas (definitely recommend getting one if you can!). The roads are windy and can be a bit dangerous at times if you are or you meet a less experienced driver. Definitely take your time climbing down or going... More 

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