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Address: 47050 Generals Highway, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Stop suggested by the ranger. Enough said.

Hospital Rock is the name of one of the first stops as one enters the park via Three rivers/Visalia. It is fun to climb the rock and see petroglyphs made by Potwisha Native... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
MCNICE9
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Long Valley, New Jersey
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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Just across the picnic area. Quite interesting to see cave writings and pictures of indians. Unexpected. You should stop by and explore these historic place.

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Long Valley, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Hospital Rock is the name of one of the first stops as one enters the park via Three rivers/Visalia. It is fun to climb the rock and see petroglyphs made by Potwisha Native Americans. Parking lot is large and has history about the earlier habitants in this area. The name Hospital rock is related to 2 incidents of injuries and... More 

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Los Angeles
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

It was fun going under the rock but the best part was a trail that is next to the hospital rock that goes down to the river. We had fun dipping our toes in the river there. Watch out for the bug bites.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

While the visit to the rock was nice, the hike down to the river was very pleasant and being able to slip your toes in the refreshing river was a great reward.

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Burleson, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Not too long after entering Sequoia National Park from Three Rivers. You'll come around a curve and see Hospital Rock. It's actually kinda hard to see from the road because of the trees and brush, but it's there. There is a parking/picnic area nearby across the road, steps lead up to the sight. Hospital Rock is a huge boulder that... More 

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