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“Outstanding 'journey' to the Cedar Grove....”

Cedar Grove Village
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Owner description: Village in Kings Canyon National Park where you will find basic lodging, dining and a store.
Reviewed September 15, 2012

Cedar Grove Village is more about the ‘journey’ to Roads End (closes mid November until mid April). Allow 3 hours round trip on Hwy 180 (Kings Canyon Scenic Byway) from Grant Grove Village. Plus more time out of the car to take advantage of several stunning viewpoints, falls, caves, hikes, meals and a drive that needs to be relished for its spectacular beauty!
We spent double the recommended time on this roundtrip drive (unless you stay at the village) and loved every minute of it!

What you see when you get to the village is a car park, rustic lodge, camping areas, basic restaurant, small general/gift store, laundromat, shower facilities, restrooms, Visitors Centre, Wilderness Permit Station and then miles upon miles of solitude – hence the permit station.

We found this region of the park less crowded than Grant Grove or Sequoia NP and It not hard to find places where there is just you and nature. One mile east of Cedar Grove is a turnoff to Canyon View, where we saw the U-shape of Kings Canyon carved out by a glacier.

It’s inconceivable to think plans to flood Kings Canyon by damming the Kings River would have buried Cedar Grove beneath a deep lake! Many visitors may miss this drive and it really is a ‘must do’ if coming to Kings Canyon or Grant Grove Village. It will take you a whole day to really take in the many exceptional canyon features on the way to/from Cedar Grove.

Enjoy your journey!

6  Thank Globebugs
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Reviewed June 12, 2012

is not a destination point. good place to use the restroom. saw a volunteer at vistor center, helping people fullfill their jr ranger requirements.

Thank Mrs_Flynn54
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Reviewed May 15, 2012

Beautiful area, takes time to get there. Take a picnic and eat in the woods. Beautiful area of the world.

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Reviewed May 4, 2012

truly a gift from GOD= the whole area is absolutely beautiful

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Reviewed March 10, 2012

I went there as a girl and don't remember much about the details but do remember that I liked it a lot.

1  Thank Charlene B
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