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“It is, indeed, a scenic byway!!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kings Canyon Scenic Byway

Kings Canyon Scenic Byway
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Activities: Driving
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Owner description: A 30-mile scenic drive between Grant Grove and Cedar Grove Village.
Davis, CA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“It is, indeed, a scenic byway!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Beautiful mountains and forest; streams and creeks and everything amazing about nature. God's country... 'nuff said!

Visited February 2013
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Clovis, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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“Like Yosemite without all the people”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

A trip to Kings Canyon Nat'l Park or its' neighbor Sequoia Nat'l Park is not complete without a trip to the river gorge along the byway. 6,000' high walls above and the Kings River at the base.
A must is a stop at the Kings Canyon Lodge near 10 mile Creek. A funky place with great ice cream and a working old time gas pump

Visited June 2012
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
“Fabulous scenery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

We enjoyed this drive so much. Lots of camping and trailheads if you looking for that. We had a picnic lunch and had the area to ourselves. So many great places to pull over and see/photograph.

Visited October 2012
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California
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129 reviews 129 reviews
19 attraction reviews
Reviews in 76 cities Reviews in 76 cities
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
“Wonderful drive in the fall”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

This is such a picture perfect drive in the fall. So much rock,the river on the side of the road,very few people and cars. We were there on the 27th and the road closes on the 29th. So worth the drive in the fall.

Visited October 2012
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Calgary, Canada
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29 attraction reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Drive it in the fall”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Wait until all the motorhomes and terrified flatlanders are gone and then you will actually enjoy the drive. Fall is the best time for the park overall. No lines, better service (the staff aren't driven crazy by whining tourists) and cooler weather.

Visited October 2012
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