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Kings Canyon

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
+1 559-565-3341
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Amazing Vistas

Went through this park on the way to Yosemite. Ideally I could have had more time here. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Faribault, MN
via mobile
Real Mountain

As opposite to Sequoia, Kings Canyon is the "real" mountain. Everything gets their real meaning... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Kings Canyon National Park is named for this large canyon, perfect for hiking.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
+1 559-565-3341
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went through this park on the way to Yosemite. Ideally I could have had more time here. The best part of this park- if you're seeing it from the road- is the drive through the canyon. It's a fantastic drive. The one "problem" is that...More

Thank Grantds
Reviewed 3 days ago

As opposite to Sequoia, Kings Canyon is the "real" mountain. Everything gets their real meaning here, "real' hiking trails that require strenuous but rewarding efforts, "real" mountain rivers with rapids that makes you dizzy only by looking at them, "real" canyons, so impressive that you...More

Thank LATraveller_12
Reviewed 4 days ago

The drive is a winding, narrow road, with lots of elevation changes. Spectacular gorge with river below, but save your viewing for when the car is not moving. This road is less traveled than others in the park. Cedar Grove, near the end of the...More

Thank Eileen W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If Yosemite is too crowded, consider checking out this place. The drive down the canyon is breathtaking, and the views of the granite walls surrounding you. Although this area has some damage from the drought and a big fire a couple of years ago, there's...More

Thank Jen C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great experience at King's canyon until we had to drive down by route 245 to Dinuba for staying at hotel. What a bad idea we chose, it was super winding for 80% of the route, It was not scenic either. So the...More

Thank yafen4
Reviewed 1 week ago

We could have spent so much more time here than we did. The drives are amazing and worth doing if you don't have a lot of time to get out of the car and explore. Please take your time and be safe driving. I was...More

Thank aimer15
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must do drive and although it was 33 miles (not 27 miles as sign posted) to the very bottom of the canyon it was well worth doing. Stopping at Grizzly Falls and various view points along the way was awesome.

1  Thank Billiebob2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

The drive down Kings Canyon on our way to Cedar Grove Lodge, where we were spending the night, was magical! The mountains were of different hues,sometimes red, sometimes white, yellow, dark, and craggy, and just filling up the horizon! After descending nearly 4000 ft, we...More

1  Thank Shanth148
Reviewed 1 week ago

More to Kings than Grant Grove. Awesome trails and camping and spectacular vistas along the drive to the "End of the Road" spectacular falls and a lot less people. Give Kings a try and spend a few days you won't regret it.

Thank Spuddler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't just visit the Grant Grove and leave without driving the canyon to the Cedar Grove area. The winding 39 miles to the end of the road is just beautiful and breathtaking. As you leave the evergreen forest, you enter the canyon with craggy mountains...More

2  Thank tagnrocky
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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.
26 May 2017|
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Response from Mswtucker | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware.