Nestled in the southern Sierra Nevada Mountains, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks offer visitors a dynamic landscape featuring lofty mountain peaks, deep glacier-carved canyons, underground caverns and massive giant sequoia trees. These parks offer more than 850 miles of wilderness trails where you can scale up rugged cliffs and explore Deadmans Valley that runs along the Kern, Kaweah and Kings Rivers.
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks offer miles of unspoiled hiking trails. Explore the Pacific Crest Trail and John Muir trail while you make your way to Mount Whitney, the tallest point in the Sierra Nevada mountain chain.
If spotting wildlife is your game, these parks' meadows are great places to see black bears, wolverines, coyotes, mountain lions, marmots, ringtails and California bighorn.
Cruise along Generals Highway that spans from Ash Mountain to Hospital Rock where you can actually drive through a massive tree at Tunnel Log. Visit the Giant Forest filled with towering giant redwood trees; some are more than 3,000 years old. Get an up-close look at the General Sherman Tree, the world's largest living tree, or visit the Trail of a Hundred Giants redwood forest in the Long Meadow Grove.
Besides offering exploring opportunities galore, Sequoia and Kings National Parks offer ranger-led nature programs, Crystal Cave tours, hiking maps, information posts and investigation stations. No matter where you decide to start, you are in for a wild, exciting adventure at these parks.
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