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Hospital Rock

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47050 Generals Highway, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Painted rocks across the picnic area Easy trail Has historical value Nothing great otherwise Picnic... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sorabh
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Delhi
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Not sure about the name

Short walk a from across the car park. Climbed onto the rocks and we could see the river and some... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tweetcoz
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Melbourne, Australia
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  • Average22%
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“picnic area” (7 reviews)
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47050 Generals Highway, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Painted rocks across the picnic area Easy trail Has historical value Nothing great otherwise Picnic area is good

Thank sorabh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Short walk a from across the car park. Climbed onto the rocks and we could see the river and some waterfalls below. Takes less than 10mins

Thank Tweetcoz
Reviewed October 12, 2017

nice little place to stop by, or you can skip it if you are rushing. it has a rock with paintings and a rock with holes that made by Indians.

Thank Feng L
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

We entered the park at this end so this was one of our first stops. Very interesting reading about the history. Right by the road. Not a long stop and not crowded.

Thank vcedell
Reviewed July 20, 2017

We purposefully drove the 198 route out of Seq. Nat'l Park in order to see these pictographs. The turn out can be easy to miss, as there is nothing advertised other than "hospital rock" and "buck eye flat campground". Look for those signs and park...More

1  Thank Ays08
Reviewed July 14, 2017

The ancient petroglyphs are very close to the road and are a vibrant color! Amazing to see in person! My kids also enjoyed seeing the giant rock with holes which was used as a "community kitchen."

1  Thank clemmy33
Reviewed July 12, 2017

There are so many incredible views in Sequoia National Park that I will probably not stop again. It was a quick walk from the parking lot. The pictographs were good, and I also enjoyed seeing the holes in the rock that were used for grinding....More

Thank amyw2012
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Hospital Rock is right on the road and easy to walk to. Don't miss the red pictographs on the right hand side. There is also a nice little trail to the river on the right hand side.

1  Thank adventure58
Reviewed July 4, 2017

We have seen other pictographs in the region, so it was nice to stop here. It was open easy stop coming into the park from Three Rivers, and gave us a sense of those who came before. A number of cars drive by without stopping...More

Thank Erickson18
Reviewed June 21, 2017

This is on the South end of the Generals Highway. After numerous switchbacks down the mountain, there's a picnic area. There's of course restrooms & picnic tables & information boards telling you about the Native American use of the land. Directly across the road from...More

Thank ccindyk48
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Misty S
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Response from ccindyk48 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's about 6 or 7 miles in the park.
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