Kings Canyon National Park, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

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#3 of 24 in Parks in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
Witness the immense natural wonder of the Kings Canyon National Park's namesake, . Camp and hike this mountainous region, situated in southern Sierra Nevadas and formed by the South Fork of the Kings Rivers. This canyon, part of the larger South Fork canyon, is 2,500 m (8,200 ft) deep and was shaped out of granite by glaciers. View the cliffs, river, and meadows in the amazing glacial valley and see why the park was named for this particular site. You can also visit the mysterious Boyden Cave, one of the many caves encompassed by this canyon. Put Kings Canyon National Park on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park road trip planning app .
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  • Kings Canyon is a real treasure. It has towering peaks, rushing rivers, lush meadows, and thriving wildlife. It also receives far fewer visitors than nearby Sequoia or Yosemite, making for less stress...  more »
  • It is cool to stare out and see so much nature in front of you. I mean how often do people get to do that? It's a scenic experience you won't forget and you will be memorized from the sights you see. ...  more »
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  • Fantastic park that truly is a winter wonderland. Staff is friendly and knowledgeable. The sheriff's made sure everyone was safe in the bad snow storm we got. One of my favorite places to go to. Please drive safe and keep the parks clean and beautiful for everyone to enjoy for years to come.
  • King's Canyon is one of the best National Parks. To be honest, I enjoyed my time in this park more than I did Sequoia. There were significantly less people at this park, which was perfect for our hiking and camping adventures.
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