Travel Blogs from Kings Canyon National Park, United States

Sort by Newest Best first

Long slow ride, huge trees, Sequoia National Park, United States travel blog

Long slow ride, huge trees

A travel blog entry by thepaynes2014

This is a top pick!
2
16

As we approached Sequoia National Park this morning, we noticed snow on the mountain tops in the distance.  We had agreed that we would not drive further than seeing snow on the road.  As we entered into the park we decided to stop at the ...

Valley of Death and Tree Generals, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Valley of Death and Tree Generals

A travel blog entry by troycar4444

29

... on the ground at our site which did not help settle our nerves. We couldn't leave our campsite soon enough to go to Sequoia National Park, one of the oldest national parks.  As soon as we arrived, we saw a small black bear wandering the ...

A Tough HIke, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

A Tough HIke

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

Dale, Justin and Lucian were due in by dinner time, no specific time except that they'd be back by evening. In the meantime, I’d promised the other kids to have fun too. We sat around camp like lumps on a log all morning. After lunch, we headed ...

Zumwalt Meadow to the End of the Road, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Zumwalt Meadow to the End of the Road

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

3

When we 1st suggested to Justin that we could meet for a few days of backpacking we left the options open. We didn't have any set agenda, only that we’d backpack or hike over his birthday. Because there are younger kids here he decided that ...

Good bye Kings Canyon & Sequoia Nat'l Park, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Good bye Kings Canyon & Sequoia Nat'l Park

A travel blog entry by jenluchie

5

Woke up & got a quick try of fishing in before the rain came. Fishing rules are no hooks with barbs, & no live bait. On our way out of Kings Canyon we stopped at Grizzly Falls. Pretty cool considering they are in a 3 year drought right ...

Day 15 Sequoia National Park, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Day 15 Sequoia National Park

A travel blog entry by arealhighlander

16

... the other side and away.   So, 2.5 days here we have now seen 7 bears, that's damned good odds! And there's still tonight and Kings Canyon to go, Today is Day 15, it doesn't seem that we have been away 2 weeks. I think next time it will have to be ...

Sequoias are the biggest trees, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Sequoias are the biggest trees

A travel blog entry by jenluchie

14

... were or enter from the south via 198. OK, for the record this time it was dads fault!!!! When we got to the entrance, the park ranger, pointed out that we ignored their signs for vehicles over 22' to enter from 180. Not for nothing but we did not see any ...

Drive to Sequoia NP, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA, United States travel blog

Drive to Sequoia NP

A travel blog entry by hanscomxcountry

4
7

... up and updated the blog, it was 10:30.  A late start was fine because we only had a 3 hour drive to get to Sequoia National Park.  Our plan was to stop at a Wal-Mart in Porterville, CA for groceries and then head to the park.  Our GPS took ...

Superlatives Continued, Sequoia And Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Superlatives Continued

A travel blog entry by lisaontheroad

1
17

... we fit and it all just works. :) Departing Yosemite we followed the heat and made our way south to Sequoia National Park. Milly was pushed extremely hard on this incredibly hot day with temperatures well over 100F combined with a relentless, winding, ...

If you go down to the woods today..., Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

If you go down to the woods today...

A travel blog entry by matthew-harvey

27

Today was fantastic! We went to Sequoia national park to see the giant sequoia trees but we were also lucky enough to see a black bear! The drive into the park is very scenic. The speed limits are very low to prevent bear deaths and at some points are as ...

Big Trees!!!  Sequoia Nationa Park, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA, United States travel blog

Big Trees!!! Sequoia Nationa Park

A travel blog entry by hanscomxcountry

9
22

(Darren) Yesterday morning was actually cold! It was the first time on our journey we had worn sweatshirts, and pants.  It was like a sub-arctic climate!  First thing in the morning, we went to go find the General Sherman Tree, (The largest ...

Sequoia National Park, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Sequoia National Park

A travel blog entry by loupsvoyagent

2
30

... , nous décidons de partir. Comme nous étions au milieu du parc, nous décidons de prendre la sortie nord-ouest, vers Yosemite et Kings Canyon, à quelques 25 miles de nous. Erreur, car sur ce cote de la montagne le climat est plus froid (la végétation ...

Hunting General Sherman., Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Hunting General Sherman.

A travel blog entry by mercro1983

5
16

... owl t-shirt) and in my head I could hear him saying this line. We were happy to leave town and head into Sequoia national park. Again, like Yosemite, Sequoia National Park was really well run. Unfortunately, due to some road maintenance we had a few ...

Setting Up a Campsite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Setting Up a Campsite

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

3

Blogs have not been published for a while because there was no cell phone service or internet in the mountains. We were off the grid almost completely. We did have our inverter in the truck so that phones could stay charged for  quick photos and the ...

Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Park, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Park, United States travel blog

Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Park

A travel blog entry by becsher

15

What a great day! We left Yosemite for our drive to Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Park. We drove through Fresno and it was a wonderful city of around 500,000. There were orange groves as far as you could see. We saw some grapes vineyards and lemon ...

More Kings Canyon Adventures, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

More Kings Canyon Adventures

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

3

Justin was only able to obtain a total of 5 permits so the new plan was that he, Dale and Lucian would backpack into Grouse Lake overnight. I would stay with Christine, Cassie, Sequoia and Zaya. Justin and Dale left by 9am leaving the rest of us on our ...

We made it to Sequoia National Park, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

We made it to Sequoia National Park

A travel blog entry by miniwanderers

2
12

Oh my giddy aunt!  We left our hotel and found our way via a taxi to the Apollo camper hire location.  That was the easy part.  We then unfortunately had to wait about 3 hours before we could leave as it had not been fully cleaned, then ...

Yosemite Turners!, Yosemite National Park, United States travel blog

Yosemite Turners!

A travel blog entry by turnerstravels

3
11

We are on our way back to SF after a fabulous week of RVing in Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks. So beautiful. Now, I have to explain that this is probably the worst time to visit the parks, because the waterfalls have, for the most part, dried up. But ...

Montecito, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Montecito

A travel blog entry by cariverga

4

Пустыня с колючками (изумительно ...

A Birthday Party at the Campground, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

A Birthday Party at the Campground

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

2

After a day of recovery for Justin and Dale, me doing word games in old newspapers, kids playing at the river, and generally a whole lot of nothing, we ended with a huge fire, marshmallows, smores and more wine. Justin had discussed a 2nd overnight hike ...

Snow chains and General Sherman, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Snow chains and General Sherman

A travel blog entry by bondies

5

... Flagstaff so the passes over the Sierra Nevada mountains were closed (probably until April or May!) problem was our first destination Sequoia National Park was directly the other side! We decided to head South where it would be a bit warmer and come round ...

Days 57 & 58 - Now that's a big tree!, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Days 57 & 58 - Now that's a big tree!

A travel blog entry by southtoalaska

43

... ranger badge!  Her others are from: Wright Brothers Memorial, Big Cypress, Carlsbad Caverns, White Sands, Saguaro, Petrified Forest, Mesa Verde, Glen Canyon, Grand Canyon, Joshua Tree, and Cabrillo National Monument.  It was a great ...

Day 16 Saturday Sequoia to Kings Canyon, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Day 16 Saturday Sequoia to Kings Canyon

A travel blog entry by arealhighlander

26

... we retired inside the RV to update the blog and read books. Using the trail maps we calculated how far we had hiked in Sequoia National Park. Over the 2.5 days it works out at only 16 miles but that excludes the verticality (is that a word??) of some of ...

High Sierras here we come!, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

High Sierras here we come!

A travel blog entry by hillaryjoseph

5

... I hit the road on Monday to the Sierra Nevada Mountains, just 4 hours from L.A.  There we visited Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.  Sequoias are the biggest trees in the world.  On average, they are twenty feet wide and have ...

Kings Canyon is for the real rustic campers, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Kings Canyon is for the real rustic campers

A travel blog entry by jenluchie

28

... was cold, around 45-50. I loved it! Dad hated it & Jack was cold. Off to the northern part of this Nat'l park, Kings Canyon. First stop General Grant Tree then Boyden Cavern. Got some more great pics of the Sequia trees. It amazes me that this is e ...

Day 14 Sequoia National Park, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Day 14 Sequoia National Park

A travel blog entry by arealhighlander

26

... had lunch. Chinese noodle soup and a toasted bagel with cream cheese and turkey.   We then took the RV down to the Museum car park. On the way down a large pick up truck towing a big caravan stopped on the road ahead as they seen a bear off in the ...

Awesome in the true sense of the word., Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Awesome in the true sense of the word.

A travel blog entry by turnerstravels

4
10

... really delicate and fragile. You should see the size see the size of the pinecones - they are huge!  Also, in Sequoia National Park, the Giant Forest is just unbelievable to see. The biggest tree on earth, General Sherman, is incredible to even get ...

Roads End at Kings Canyon / Sequoia, Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Roads End at Kings Canyon / Sequoia

A travel blog entry by katta7

7

... Senate and The House. Sequoia NP was freezing and we had to rug up a lot but I enjoyed it. The next day we went to Kings Canyon.  We listened to music from the Stone Age on the way down the windy, narrow road.  At the bottom we went on ...

Day 17 Sunday Kings Canyon to Grant Grove, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Day 17 Sunday Kings Canyon to Grant Grove

A travel blog entry by arealhighlander

... . By this time everything had clouded over and there were a few spots of rain. We had been going to spend a second night in Kings Canyon but decided to head back towards Grant Grove instead. Kings is very nice but all the trails are up the side of the ...

Sequoia NP, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Sequoia NP

A travel blog entry by swisselle

4

... 'tiger Spaziergang) und/oder das Museum General Sherman Tree in Giant Forest besuchen. Man fährt ca. 2 Stunden durch den Park. Ich hab davon nicht allzu viel mitbekommen, weil ich leiderleider einen ziemlich heftigen Migräne-Anfall hatte. Drum auch nur ...

Sort by Newest Best first