As the straightforward name implies, Dome Rock is a large dome... made of rock. The granite dome offers easy-to-reach views of Sequoia National Forest and Golden Trout Wilderness. A short dirt road ends alongside the 400-foot tall, 800-foot wide protrusion. From there, a quick trail takes hikers to the top.Dome Rock is similar to other granite domes common the Sierra... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 20, 2014
Moro Rock is a prominent granite protrusion on the edge of the Giant Forest visible to everyone driving up the Generals Highway into Sequoia National Park from the south. The hike up Moro Rock is a classic, composed of over 350 steps in a picturesque quarter mile climb. Its status as one of the most popular hikes in Sequoia National Park is well earned.Moro Rock rises... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 21, 2014
Beetle Rock looks down on the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains from Giant Forest in Sequoia National Park and delivers tremendous views with little effort. While it doesn't really qualify as a hike, (although those determined to hike to this granite dome can do so) the rock is definitely worth checking out.On the south side of the Giant Forest Museum parking... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 23, 2014
Sunset Rock offers fine westerly views across Sequoia National Park. After walking amongst the giant sequoias or hiking more serious trails in the Sierra, a stroll out to Sunset Rock may be the best way to end the day.Across the road from the Giant Forest Museum, start down a paved trail which descends to a wooden bridge over Little Deer Creek. Cross the footpath that... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 22, 2014