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“The View” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon
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Owner description: Kings Canyon National Park is named for this large canyon, perfect for hiking.
Visalia, California
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318 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“The View”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Driveing there is part of thr excitement. Pull over at the lookouts if you want to see the kind of beauty thats hard to believe. Talk to rangers they can point you to things you wont believe, like Buck Rock lookout, Ceder Grove, Big Meadows. Hundreds of things to see, check it out.

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“amazing views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

just came back from our visit. It was cold,roads were alright. And these giant trees are really amazing. Saw them on the internet or books? it's different when you're there,hope to visit again in summer.

Visited February 2013
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Morris, IL
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“Immense Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Only had a short time to visit Sequoia and can't wait to return. The drive along the Generals Highway was everything and more than I had hoped. Stopped here after visiting Yosemite last summer. Drove through a fallen tree, walked along the side of another, and through yet one more. I enjoyed the Sequoias at Mariposa Grove in Yosemite...but here they were even more impressive (and immense). Strongly recommend entering from the southwest and driving up the road where you're greeted by the Four Guardsmen. Hiked down from the parking lot to General Sherman and then back up...quite a trek but had to do it. Felt as if I cheated this park but time constraints forced only a one day visit. Next visit to this area...more time here and less at the more popular Yosemite.

Visited June 2012
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Sacramento, CA
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22 reviews
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“Winter is Great”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

February visit. Parts of the Kings Canyon and Sequoia Park are closed. They can close at anytime with heavy snowfall. That said, I was able to visit the General Grant Giant Tree area in my sports car without chains. At 6000+ altitude, it's cold. It was clear in Fresno, and foggy in the mountains. But that makes for some interesting pictures. These tree's are so high that looking up in the fog or a clear day doesn't really give you any perspective. It's the diameter of the tree that you can see.

Visited February 2013
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San Diego, California, United States
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“awesome place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

beautiful place, great experience i've ever had. family friendly and scary route. Animals are fantastic, and that sequoia three is awesome!

Visited December 2012
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