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Kings Canyon Scenic Byway

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
+1 559-565-3341
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Absolutely Beautiful!

Don't skip this scenic drive - just beautiful!!! You will be amazed by the beauty on this drive... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
heathermcalister2
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Austin, Texas
Amazing river

Got lucky with planning and the river was full and fast! With great scenery in the canyon. Lot of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jimberr
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Tujunga, California
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A 30-mile scenic drive between Grant Grove and Cedar Grove Village.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't skip this scenic drive - just beautiful!!! You will be amazed by the beauty on this drive. The Sequoia trees in Sequoia National Park are truly breathtaking! They are one of a kind and a must see for everyone!

Thank heathermcalister2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got lucky with planning and the river was full and fast! With great scenery in the canyon. Lot of great photo opportunities.

Thank jimberr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park was rather deserted. It's mainly for people hiking the trails, but there are a few family friendly walks with good views of the roaring river and plenty of waterfalls to see. The grizzly waterfall is amazing. It's rather cold, but I enjoyed seeing...More

Thank Allison8700
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice views and the water falls make the trip worth the drive in and out. Also, it was not very busy while Sequoia was on the same day, making it very easy to get great pictures.

Thank PeterScheler
Reviewed 1 week ago

This drive is a must when visiting this park. Driving through the canyon is breathtaking. The stream was full and the canyon was filled with color.

Thank Mandy F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are a lot of switchbacks and curves on the road, but it's a spectacular drive. There are a number of places to stop to enjoy the ever-changing views, and I'd suggest stopping as often as you can,

Thank andyhg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a trip that is worth going all the way to the very bottom. Did this on two successive days. Finally saw most of the sights and did not do a lot of hiking. We did go to roaring river falls. This is an...More

1  Thank Mo M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A drive through Kings Canyon is SO worth the time. You see such a variety of landscape, from tall snowy mountain peaks, to grassy meadows, rocky formations along the road and beautiful water falls. The best thing is that there are many, many places to...More

2  Thank JFS232015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hard to beat for majestic mountain scenery. Mountainsides full of wildflowers, cascading waterfalls, and a raging river. From beginning to literally road's end, this is a terrific scenic drive. Plan half a day, at least. More if you want to do some good hikes. Take...More

Thank Wendell K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The drive from the park entrance to roads end is stunning. From the heights to the valley floor water was cascading, spring flowers putting on a show and the weather perfect. The day in Kings Canyon made it one of our favorite parks out of...More

Thank crossbowhealth
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nadascar
What road is this? Where does it start/end? Around how long is it? I'd appreciate any help!
9 December 2016|
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Response from pott1432 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is hwy 180 too. I'm not sure exact mileage, it took us about 2 1/2 hours in good weather to travel through the highway, but note we did make some stops along the way. If you are going to make the effort to... More
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