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Address: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Phone Number: +1 559-565-3341
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A 30-mile scenic drive between Grant Grove and Cedar Grove Village.

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Lovely Drive and Hikes

We spent a great day driving Kings Canyon Scenic Byway. There are a number of places to stop and explore along the way with varying scenery as you get deeper in to the Canyon.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Jon W
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent a great day driving Kings Canyon Scenic Byway. There are a number of places to stop and explore along the way with varying scenery as you get deeper in to the Canyon.

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Milpitas, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This scenic byway has everything waterfalls/drive along river/forest and more. Best season is Spring. We visited Spring of 2016 and river flow was rushing with sound. All water falls were amazing. Take more time and picnic stuff to spent quality time on each spot.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't miss the Scenic Drive in Kings Canyon. It is incredible. Stop at all the pull over areas and enjoy. Drive slow and take it all in. This rivals all the other Canyons in the US. We were there in November so luckily the weather was outstanding and no crowds!

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Not in the main touristy area, but some of the best vistas and deepest canyons around. End up hiking before you leave too.

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Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

A must do, if you really want to experience all of King's Canyon NP. Long scenic drive, over 2 hours down to Road's End with vista stops. Grizzly Falls, King's river, incredible mountain scenes. Almost a whole day of driving and stopping and picnic.

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Brentwood, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were just there over the weekend. The drive was winding and scary at times especially going towards Hume Lake and King's Canyon Lodge. It was a muggy day so the scenery was nothing spectacular like what was in the postcards and what other people posted. When we got to King's Canyon Lodge, it was burnt. The gas station and... More 

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Belmont, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This long, beautiful drive rewards visitors with mountain and river views that rival Yosemite. Be prepared for a curvy, steep mountain road, pack a picnic and bring water. Near the head of the canyon, a trailhead parking lot on the right provides access to beautiful, easy meadow and waterfall hikes. Back country permits are required for longer excursions. The canyon... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The drive along the Kings Canyon Scenic Drive lives up to its name. Ride down into the deeeep canyon and enjoy the spectacular scenery.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This drive is thrilling or scary depending on your perspective as you work your way down to the valley floor and the end of the road.

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Last year, because of the fires, we could go no further than the General Grant Tree but promised ourselves we would return. Thankfully this year, although the scars remain as does the ever present risk of further fire, we made it all the way to 'Roads End' and it proved to be a journey well worth the wait. The whole... More 

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