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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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... 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 ...

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. ...

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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... 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 ...

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; ...

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 ...

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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... but only one could go off to the fire as the other one had to stay and cook!   We climbed and weaved our way up and entered the park at 3.45pm, a few showers on the way up, it was a steep climb up to 6000ft, $20 entry fee again, you turn off to ...

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 ...

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

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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... aux Etats-Unis est plus grand qu'ailleurs. Les arbres ne font pas exception. Aprčs Los Angeles nous sommes allés visiter le Sequoia National Park qui, comme son nom l’indique, se spécialise dans les arbres géants. Le parc peut se targuer ...

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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... wanted to 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 ...

In the land of the Giants, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

In the land of the Giants

A travel blog entry by h.o.t.

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... they are very resistant to fires as long as the fire remains below the crown/branches of the tree. We also learned that Sequoia National Park is the second oldest park in the country having been established in 1890. For a large part of the park's history ...

I Kept Looking for Paul Bunyan!, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

I Kept Looking for Paul Bunyan!

A travel blog entry by beattyfamily

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We left our hotel in Tulare, CA for the 1 hour drive to Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks. These 2 parks are like the twin cities of Bloomington/Normal. One entry fee (or in our case - 1 showing of our National Park Pass) & you have access to ...

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