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Kings Canyon

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
+1 559-565-3341
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Home of the Worlds Largest Trees

Three of the worlds largest Tree are located here, The General Sherman, The Grant, and The Lincoln... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fresno, California
My favorite Ca Park

This place has one of the scariest drives. My hands were sweating the entire time. But once your... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Orange County, Ca
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Kings Canyon National Park is named for this large canyon, perfect for hiking.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cedar grove” (49 reviews)
“national park” (59 reviews)
“zumwalt meadow” (47 reviews)
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
+1 559-565-3341
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three of the worlds largest Tree are located here, The General Sherman, The Grant, and The Lincoln all 3 are located within the Kings Canyon/Sequoia National Park. These trees can be viewed year round and are even beautiful in the winter with snow on the...More

1  Thank G-Whz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has one of the scariest drives. My hands were sweating the entire time. But once your get to the top and enter the park, it’s only a short drive to get to some of the trails and groves. The sequoias are a marvel...More

Thank OrangeCountyJay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a long drive to the 'Road end point' in the canyon, but it's really worth your time. You have amazing views. There are a lot of good places to stop and take pictures. When in the area, don't skipp this part!

2  Thank AnkeDS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kings Canyon is among one of my favorites in terms of National Parks. One of the things that I don't like as much is the drive. Traveler Tip: In order to get to the main site, you must drive on a road that I would...More

3  Thank NeoNorth
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The views were so amazing on the drive down into the canyon that we kept stopping to take photos. We passed numerous waterfalls as we drove to the end of the road and even saw a bear. We met a very friendly Federal Ranger in...More

1  Thank Linda K
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place. Not crowded at all. Clean and quiet. Take road to Panoramic Point. You will think the drive is crazy, but the view is well worth the long and windy road

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We had a hard time finding out exactly where Muir Rock was because we were there at the end of September and no one from the National Park Service or Information Center was there because they were closed for the season when we finally got...More

Thank ThomasTCat
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The drive through King’s Canyon all the way to the end of the paved road is 36 miles from Grant Grove. The road is twisting and breathtaking with sharp, deep drop offs but offer stunning views of absolutely gorgeous mountain scenery. Not for the faint...More

Thank gypsyuno
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Have your best driver behind the wheel cause the Vistas that open up turn after turn are VERY distracting and the drop-offs are steep, steep, steep and deep, deep, deep. After Roads End, we stopped for a shady picnic at Convict Flats. It's only 36...More

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 28 October 2017

A short drive after the entrance turn right at junction onto Generals Highway, and there it is the Majestic impressive Big Stump To General Sherman Tree, turn left at the sign for Wolverton/General Sherman Parking and then follow the 0.5-mile trail downhill to the tree....More

Thank asthebirdflies
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clyde f
24 September 2017|
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Response from Shanth148 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure whether you have your own caravan or tents.....but Cedar Grove Village has a very nice Lodge where you can get rooms to stay. The room we took had two queen size beds and a bathroom. It was very... More
Tiffany M
13 July 2017|
Response from DawnStone | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I haven't camping at Cedar Grove, but the Zumwalt Meadows trail is great, the kids will love it.
26 May 2017|
Response from Jen C | Reviewed this property |
No, no train or trams. Make sure your car's gas tank is sufficiently full enough, as there are no gas stations down there.