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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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The Grant Tree Trail is well worth the short walk although you can't get next to the sequoias because you have to stay on the trail. In April it was a little cool and I was glad... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Tucson, United States
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Tucson, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The Grant Tree Trail is well worth the short walk although you can't get next to the sequoias because you have to stay on the trail. In April it was a little cool and I was glad to have a long-sleeve shirt on with my shorts. The trail meanders through the forest and crosses over itself several times so it's... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

If some likes to enter KIngs Canyon and drive along the 'most beautiful scenic byway' first check if it is not closed for the season! The road in the Sequioa Park were open and there is a lot to see from there, so that compensates well.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Entering through a switch-back filled long and tiresome road, of over 23-miles of drop off cliffs, you finally enter Kings Canyon National Park. It would not have been so bad if I had not been driving a 25' RV. Great majestic trees, tons of nature filled areas. It is best to be self-contained, as no RV dump sites or power... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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95 attraction reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We have spent a whole afternoon visiting Kings Canyon. The drive into the canyon is amazing, going down hundred of meters in altitude. As you go deeper inside the canyon, and reach almost the same level with the stream that carves Kings Canyon, the sunlight penetrates the canyon sparingly, adding shades of dark on its colourful walls. It's a scenic... More 

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Our favorite park of the two. We loved Kings Canyon with the giant tree and deep forests. Great hiking to points of interest and so very quiet! Rangers are super helpful!!!

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Muncie, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We budgeted for 2 1/2 days for Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Park. That was enough time to see most of the highlights, but I wish I could have stayed longer. Great views. We saw lots of wildlife, although no bears.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We went early and missed the crowds. Even at 9 am, there were lots of crowds, some young people running around with selfie-sticks, folks making tons of noise. It detracts from the majesty of the park, so if you can, go early, unless you want to run around with selfie-sticks :) General Sherman tree was great, but we thought the... More 

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San Diego, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My family and I spent almost a week at a cabin inside of Kings Canyon, and it was so peaceful and relaxing. It was the perfect getaway, everything was absolutely beautiful. The only negative is that I wish we had stayed longer!

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Monterey, California
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161 reviews 161 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I enjoyed visiting Kings Canyon because of the views/vistas, and activities. A lot to see, explore, and do. Will visit again soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We have been to Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks twice. They are truly amazing. You should plan to spend a minimum of 2 days-one for Kings Canyon and the other for Sequoia. We enter via Hwy 180. There are two main roads in the park- General's Highway- which is the main road to Sequoia and Kings Canyon Scenic Highway-which... More 

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