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Address: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Phone Number:
+1 559-565-3341
Description:

A 30-mile scenic drive at 7,000 feet.

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Beautiful, Winding Road

My husband and I saw a black bear walking through the trees from this beautiful, very curvy highway! Observe the speed limits and enjoy. It's amazing to go higher and higher in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
bekachka
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Dublin, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited between Christmas and New Years 4 days after a 22 inch snowfall. There is a parking area at the "amphitheater" but since no chain-up assistance is available, instead of having pros who can install you chains in 10 minutes or less, it takes individuals like ourselves 75 minutes to install the chains. There was about a 20 to... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I saw a black bear walking through the trees from this beautiful, very curvy highway! Observe the speed limits and enjoy. It's amazing to go higher and higher in elevation as you drive into the park from the south.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

Not to be missed drive through pristine Sequoia forest. Late fall was a good time of year to visit with fewer crowds.

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United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

This is the only road through the park and is nicely paved. It is also very windy and I too was surprised with the high speed limit. You need to be very careful when planning your trip through the park because the weather can change quickly. If you are going for the day, you will probably enter either from the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

Given the winding, 1 lane road I found the 45 MPH posted speed limit on the high side. A lot of people going 40 pulled off and let traffic go by. I'm not a slow driver but found myself thinking about the speed limit while driving and hasn't happened in a long time. Road is paved and well maintained but... More 

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Amsterdam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Very well maintained road through the forest of the giant sequoias. Always a pleasures to see . A certain myst see when traveling California.

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Ljubljana
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231 reviews
141 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

Good Highway - goes thorugh the park. You could see diffenet kind of trees and both biggest (Sherman and Grant) trees. The road is good, regardless the time.

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South Africa
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

This was the first leg of our road trip we had squeezed in time to see the park. WE were not disappointed. Lots of people, quite busy which was a surprise but we thoroughly enjoyed it and again this cannot be describedwithout actually seeing the beauty.

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Love the drive but you have to wonder how many turns there are on this trip. Great views and plenty of places to stop for pictures.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

A beautiful drive through the park. But be prepared for the steepness of the road and the many hairpin turns. Our front wheel drive handled it great. Take your time and enjoy yourselves.

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