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Category: Kings Canyon National Park

20 Things to Do in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

For about 10 years now, we have been going to Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks for Memorial Day and random weekend trips. Sometimes I forget that on the other side of the Eastern Sierras there is the Western Side which is just as…

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Copper Creek Trail to Grant Basin: Kings Canyon National Park

One of the first backpacking that keeps drawing me back to new trails Location Kings Canyon National Park Elevation Gain 5,320 feet Mileage 18.8 miles Type Out and back Background Copper Creek Trail lies at Road’s End inside Kings Canyon National Park. To enter…

Mt. Whitney – Inyo National Forest

Mt. Whitney, tallest mountain of the lower 48 is not a hike to be taken lightly. You don’t just wake up and say, hey I think I’m going to hike Mt. Whitney today. Why? Because you shouldn’t! I’ve climbed the summit twice and put together a guide that can help you plan out your adventure if you choose to climb it.

General Grant Tree Trail – Kings Canyon National Park

Where: Kings Canyon National Park Mileage: .86 miles Difficulty: Easy Recommended: Camera Directions: Going east from Fresno on the 180, after about 50 miles, you will reach Big Stump Entrance Station. 1.7 miles after you will reach and intersection, turn left to stay on…

Boole Tree Loop – Sequoia National Forest

Where: Sequoia National Forest Mileage: 2.5 miles Difficulty: Easy to moderate Recommended: Water From Grant Grove, which is right off the 180, about 5 miles North turn left onto Forest Road 13S55. The sign will say: Converse Basin Grove, Stump Meadow and Boole Tree Trail. Needed…

Mist Falls – Kings Canyon National Park

Where: Kings Canyon National Park Mileage: 9.2 miles Difficulty: Easy to moderate Recommended: Water, snack, camera One of the main reasons we left at 5 am in the morning from Redondo Beach was to be able to hit this hike and still get to…