Travel Blogs from Kings Canyon National Park, United States

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

Long slow ride, huge trees

A travel blog entry by thepaynes2014

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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

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... 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 ...

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

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... 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 ...

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

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... 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

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... 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

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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

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(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

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... , nous décidons de partir. Comme nous étions au milieu du parc, nous décidons de prendre la sortie nord-ouest, vers Yosemite et Kings Canyon, ŕ 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

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... 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 ...

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

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

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

Montecito

A travel blog entry by cariverga

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Пустыня с колючками (изумительно ...

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

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... 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 ...

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

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... 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

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... 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 ...

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

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... 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 ...

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

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... 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

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... '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 ...

Day 19-20: Sat-Sun, July 28-29, 1962: Kings Canyon, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Day 19-20: Sat-Sun, July 28-29, 1962: Kings Canyon

A travel blog entry by mikifluker

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... 10 postcard stamps and $.21 for candy. The temperature was 72 degrees at an elevation of 7,000 feet as we drove east towards Kings Canyon. Although the drive was short, the elevation dropped about 2,000 feet as we meandered into the canyon. On the valley ...

Day 13 Wednesday Bakersfield to Sequoia Canyon, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Day 13 Wednesday Bakersfield to Sequoia Canyon

A travel blog entry by arealhighlander

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... of the Western Isles at home having a radio station? The suicide rate would increase 400%.   As we headed towards the park entrance another fire engine shot out onto the road ahead of us - hopefully the park is not going to burn down before we get ...

In the mountains again, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

In the mountains again

A travel blog entry by robnraystravels

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Camped at Kings Canyon Ntl Park last night, the road up was quite windy & we are at 6,500ft elevation so the temperature is great, a beautiful breeze.This morning we did a walk around General Grant Grove, which is home to a huge stand of giant ...

Auf der Spur des Braunbären, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Auf der Spur des Braunbären

A travel blog entry by v_f

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Bei der letzten Station unserer 'Tour-de-Nationalpark' kommen die Pärke im Doppelpack. Zum einen ist da der Kings Canyon Park, welcher einen Canyon sowie einen Sequoia Hain umfasst, zum anderen der Sequoia Park, der die Bäume des 'Giant Forest' sowie ...

Hotel Wuksaschi Lodge (Sequoia National park), Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Hotel Wuksaschi Lodge (Sequoia National park)

A travel blog entry by tag19

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There Might Be Giants, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

There Might Be Giants

A travel blog entry by musictechqueen

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... south to then drive through the pass over the Sierra Nevada and then drive north into Kings Canyon.  Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks lie side by side in the southern Sierra Nevada, east of the San Joaquin Valley. They are managed together as ...

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

Sequoia park

A travel blog entry by divokyzapadjaz

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Do Sequoia parku jsme se vydali severní bránou,u které tvrdili na ceduli pod kopci,že je otevřená.Jenže po vyšplhání se asi 120 zatáčkama jsme přijeli k odbočce vedoucí k bráně,kde byla závora ...

Frappés par la foule!, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Frappés par la foule!

A travel blog entry by roadtripusa2010

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... , on pourrait prendre 9844 bains avec, soit un par jour pendant 27 ans. Le lendemain, nous avons tenté de visiter le Yosemite National Park, autre endroit oů les arbres sont nourris aux hormones de croissance. Sauf que lŕ, cascades géantes et falaises ...

Day 16-18: Wed, July 25-27, 1962: Sequoia Giants, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Day 16-18: Wed, July 25-27, 1962: Sequoia Giants

A travel blog entry by mikifluker

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... the best campsite in the world. And hey, since I didn't have to tote water anymore, I could have kicked back and relaxed!! Interesting daily links: http://www.travelblog.org/North-America/United-States/California/Sequoia-National-Park/blog-106878.html ...

Breakfast at Irene's, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Breakfast at Irene's

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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... buy sufficient food and stuff for a few days in the forrest, and so we did. Our drive took us to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park (2 parks in one). Fee $20 per car for 7 days as with all the other parks, and checked into the Centinel ...

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

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

A travel blog entry by kathrynpreston

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... and they dropped us off, had dinner in the restaurant and went home. The next morning after breakfast we headed to Kings Canyon National Park and saw the beautiful views in this area. We had a great time stalking deer - for pictures, walking through the ...

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