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“Great view of Kings Canyon” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Panoramic Point

Panoramic Point
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Type: Trails, Cross-country Ski Areas, Lookouts
Activities: Hiking
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Coral Springs, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Great view of Kings Canyon”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

It is located in the north end of the park and accessible by a narrow two way road. You can hike there also, I believe it was less than a mile uphill. Although the road is narrow it is not like other roads with a steep drop into a valley below.

Visited August 2013
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Winchester, Virginia
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233 attraction reviews
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191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
“Great View!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

On weekends,this road is closed at 5 PM and you have to take the shuttle which i think would be a pain and crowded. We timed it just right and got in right when it opened up to cars and got to the top, did the short walk and had a nice uncrowded vista.

Visited July 2013
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Michigan
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81 reviews 81 reviews
27 attraction reviews
Reviews in 48 cities Reviews in 48 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Easy hike”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

This nicely paved short hike leads to a wonderful view. The drive up to the point is beautiful and not real busy. The drive takes you past some of the rental cabins and the John Muir Lodge.

Visited July 2013
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Topsham, Maine
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Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

The view truly is panoramic and extends to the main high ridge of the Sierra Nevada. An easy uphill walk from the parking area.

Visited June 2013
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Rego Park, New York
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12 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Great View!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Short hike from the parking lot, paved trail, If I remember it right the distance just over/under 350 yards, a little up hill but the view is awsome. After the Panoramic Point our group did some more hiking toward the fire look out,(I believe it is 5 miles round trip), we did not complete the whole trail to the end but it was fun and the view was beautiful on the sunny day. There was a couple who went all the way to the fire look out satation told us that, the ranger there allow you to go up to the tower and talk about how they spot the forest fire...

Visited June 2013
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