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“Sequoia and Kings Canyon are One” 5 of 5 stars
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Kings Canyon
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Owner description: Kings Canyon National Park is named for this large canyon, perfect for hiking.
Dallas, Texas
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“Sequoia and Kings Canyon are One”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Don't let the name fool you. Sequoia and Kings Canyon are one national park--one large park with lots of wonderful trails and amazing trees. Of course, don't miss the Sherman Tree in the Sequoia part of the park or the Sherman tree in the Kings Canyon part of the park. Many trails are easy. Do the loops to enjoy the perspective of the trees. If possible, go with a ranger to learn more about the history and botany. Lots to explore here.
Kids will learn and love doing the Jr. Ranger activities for which they can earn a badge.

Visited July 2014
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Fresno, California
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“Fabulous day trip!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

If you live in the Central Valley, it's worth taking even a day trip to the Sequoias. There are many places you can enjoy a picnic lunch, or bbq. The big sequoia trees are breath taking! Wear comfortable shoes because you will want to hike a bit. And if you have time, travel up a little more to Hume Lake, find a spot and get your feet wet. The view is fantastic driving up there.

Visited August 2014
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Port Washington, New York
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“Fantastic!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Fabulous trails, giant sequoia trees, breathtaking vistas, and loads of wildlife. We saw six bears! Lots of interesting historical spots too. And meadows full of wildflowers. The rangers were very knowledgeable and helpful. There are free shuttle busses as well. Seems like a very well maintained and accessible park. My new favorite!

Visited August 2014
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Tacoma, Washington
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“Camp, see an amazing canyon, and some giant trees ”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This was the 10th and 11th National Parks on our trip... Each are unique and you experience something to take away in each... Kings Canyon offers a wild river, wilderness, giant Sequoia trees... If you are headed to both Kings Canyon and Sequoia national parks take route 180, as it's a much better road than route 198. Camp on Hume Lake...

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“fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Must visit - the drive is incredible, and not busy at all when I visited in Summer 2014. Stunning scenery throughout.

Visited July 2014
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