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Address: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Activities: Hiking

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Great view on a clear day

Very narrow lane steep road up to the parking area, then a short walk to lookout point. View is great on a clear day but we had a little mist that did clear for a few seconds.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Blackpool, England
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Blackpool, England
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49 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Very narrow lane steep road up to the parking area, then a short walk to lookout point. View is great on a clear day but we had a little mist that did clear for a few seconds.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The trail isn't terribly long but is up a hill. The view from Panoramic Point is totally worth it. It is paved the whole way and there are places to rest. I believe the trail is about 1/2 mile.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

THe location an view in Kings Canyon at Panorama Trail behind Lodge is nice, but lack of strong winter has effected quality of view.

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Walnut Creek, California
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We almost skipped this, but decided to go ahead and do it as we were departing Muir Lodge, and we're really glad we did. A 2-3 mile drive on a narrow road leads you to a parking lot with an easy paved .25 mile path to the point. The view is truly panoramic, from Kings Canyon to Sequoia, check it... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Be sure and visit Panoramic Point before taking the Kings Canyon Scenic Byway drive. The view is very nice, but if you take the Scenic Byway drive first, Panoramic Point will not be nearly as impressive.

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Napa Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

After a short hike to the point we hiked the panoramic trail to the fire lookout tower. Incredible views and trees are your reward. If the lookout tower is manned, the volunteer is very welcoming and hospitable.

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Laguna Beach, California
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47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

On the road directly in front of the John Muir Lodge building is a road that takes you to Panoramic Point. It is about 2-3 mile drive on a single car road. Very limited views. We saw lot of deer in the meadows as we were driving. There is no fee for this excursion. When you get there, they have... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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31 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Nice little walk to a viewpoint. The information boards are very tatty and worn which is surprising and everything else in the national park was well kept. There is a short circular walk back to the car (you can see the car park most of the walk its that short) - be careful not to take the wrong trail which... More 

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Muncie, Indiana
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63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We made the walk/hike up at the end of our day during the evening. My wife and youngest opted to stay behind and did they miss out. My oldest daughter and I were treated to great views! The walk isn't a bad walk, but there is an incline still very managable.

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I prayed for a foot of new powder, we got one inch. Did not work well with cross country skis. So on our second time, we got to the parking lot in about 50min, at 2.5 mile hike through the snow and ice. Then we took the 1/4 mile hike from parking lot to the view point. WOW!!!! We then... More 

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