Travel Blogs from Sequoia and 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 ...

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

A Tough HIke

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

... check my email on ATT but can’t get into compose. But I can compose messages on my google email. Facebook notifications come thru and I can see the 1st couple of photos posted but otherwise cannot get into any other pages. It was about 8 pm, ...

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

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... there are younger kids here he decided that we’d start with a short hike one day, a longer hike the following day and then 2-overnighters. The shorter hike was yesterday. We walked to the Roaring River Falls. Unfortunately, the hike to the Zumwalt ...

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

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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

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... 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 a ...

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

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After a great nights rest. We hit the road. This time dad decided on which route to go for Sequoia Nat'l Park, you can enter in at 180, much north from where we were or enter from the south via 198. OK, for the record this time it was dads fault!!!! When ...

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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... little adventure. Somehow 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 ...

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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... ) we went for a nice walk through the meadow to find Tharp's log.  Along the way we found some huge squirrels, a lot of birds, and bear scat.  After a long half-mile hike we made it to Tharp's log.  The reason of the location was that a ...

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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... yellow 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 ...

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

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... off the grid almost completely. We did have our inverter in the truck so that phones could stay charged for  quick photos and the computer charged to write when there were quiet moments like our 1st morning early.   I feel a little badly ...

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 ...

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

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... 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 own. Christine and I packed up the kids and went to ...

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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... accent...but Darren told him laughing that we were fine...it was him that sounded different! ha ha It is lovely here and the Sequoia RV Ranch is a fabulous place to stay.  The owners are very helpful and the place very picturesque.  We camped ...

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

Yosemite Turners!

A travel blog entry by turnerstravels

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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

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... ;жаться тому, что я вижу здесь. Сегодня я в Sequoia NP. ...

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

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... 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 on Tues, but they were too wiped out to do a 2nd hike. So ...

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 ...

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

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... 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

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... all very confusing as all the guides say there is no Fuel in the Park - which there isn't, it's in the Forest. The Sequoia and Kings Parks and Forests all run into each other here.   We stopped at Grant Grove on the way to Kings. There is free Wifi ...

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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... and 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 ...

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

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... 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

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... it. As we were at the tree, a mule deer (big ears like a mule) appeared, hopped over 2 fences and settled itself down by the base of a nearby Sequoia. Obviously a cool spot for it.   We continued down on the Congress Trail, it was very peaceful; ...

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

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... a tree today? If you think that trees just smell like wood, you're very wrong. When we went to Yosemite National Park and Sequoia National Park in California, I learned stuff about trees that would blow your mind. One type of tree, the Ponderosa Pine, ...

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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... dem Ziel plötzlich ziemlich allein im Wald gewesen, als sie ein Geräusch gehört haben. Da es in diesem Gebiet auch Bären hat, haben dann die zwei entschieden, ziemlich SOFORT umzudrehen :-) Bilder aus dem Sequoia folgen, sind dann aber nicht von ...

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 ...

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