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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Guide

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Mineral King to Eagle Lake
Mineral King to Eagle Lake

The hike from Mineral King to Eagle is short and steep with about 2200ft elevation gain in 3.4 miles. The hike starts at an elevation of about 7600+ and reaches just below 10000ft at Eagle lake.

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Mineral King to Monarch Lakes
Mineral King to Monarch Lakes

The hike from Mineral King to Monarch Lakes is 4.2 miles one way with an elevation gain of about 2500ft.The hike starts at an elevation of 8000 and reaches 10400ft at Lower Monarch Lake.

This is a...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Mt. Whitney from Whitney Portal
Mt. Whitney from Whitney Portal

On this very long day you will climb from Whitney Portal at 8,365' to 14,505' over 22 miles round trip. This peak is the highest point in the lower 48 but because it is so far south it contains no...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Mineral King to Sawtooth Pass
Mineral King to Sawtooth Pass

Sawtooth Pass in Mineral King Valley strafes the serrated edge of Sawtooth Peak, the largest prominence in the area at 12,343 ft. Climbing to the top of the pass reveals views of alpine glacial gems...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Jennie and Weaver Lakes Loop
Jennie and Weaver Lakes Loop

This trip does a loop through the Jennie Lakes Wilderness, visiting two subalpine lakes suitable for fishing at the height of summer. It can be done as a long overnighter but is better as a 2.5 day...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Tokopah Falls - Sequoia National Park
Tokopah Falls - Sequoia National Park

Like Yosemite Valley, Tokopah Valley was shaped by a glacier. This trail leads you under the canopy of pines and firs as you pass an occassional meadow and creek-crossings.

Dusy Ershim 4x4 Trail
Dusy Ershim 4x4 Trail

A very scenic trail that climbs to 10,000 feet at Thompson Lake, then rarely drops below 9,000 feet after that. You’ll pass several excellent lakes offering good camping and fishing. Almost the entire...

Congress Trail - Sequoia National Park
Congress Trail - Sequoia National Park

The trail honors that all national parks in the U.S. have been created by our Congress. This popular trail begins at the General Sherman Tree and takes you into the heart of the Giant Forest. It is...

Big Trees Trail - Sequoia National Park
Big Trees Trail - Sequoia National Park

This easy, paved trail offers several educational displays focusing on the giant sequoia ecosystem.

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Little Baldy Trail - Sequoia National Park
Little Baldy Trail - Sequoia National Park

Located 1.5 miles south of Dorst Campground, the Little Baldy trailhead is marked by a large sign on the east side of the road. After two switchbacks, you are guided through a quiet forest before the...

Jennie Lake
Jennie Lake

Jennie Lake is a pretty Sierra Nevada subalpine lake. It is not the
prettiest such lake, but it is pretty, and cool on a warm summer day,
and relatively easy to get to, and there are no backpacker...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Middle Fork Trail - Sequoia National Park
Middle Fork Trail - Sequoia National Park

This trail is best travelled in the Spring months. The progression from the Foothills to a secluded giant sequoia grove makes it diverse. It is also possible to hook up with a more extensive trail...

Marble Falls Trail - Sequoia National Park
Marble Falls Trail - Sequoia National Park

This hike offers an abundant and diverse plant life as you switchback through shady, woodland chaparral. Oaks, cottonwoods, redbuds and dogwoods are skirted with a variety of flowers in the spring...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members

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