Roaring River Falls in Kings Canyon National Park hike Roaring River Falls Trail Cedar Grove Area
Of course it is Yosemite Valley that rules the Sierra when it comes to waterfalls, but Kings Canyon has some regal waterfalls of its own, like Roaring River Falls. Located just off Generals Highway in the Cedar Grove Area of Kings Canyon National Park, the short but violent waterfall can be reached on a paved 0.3-mile round trip hike. Roaring River Falls makes a quick, rewarding outing and... Read more.
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Tagged with · Cedar Grove · National Parks · Waterfalls
Distance: 0.3 miles · Elevation change: 25 feet
By: Published: Last updated: April 13, 2017
Hart Tree and Fallen Goliath Loop Kings Canyon National Park Redwood Mountain Grove hike Redwood Creek Trail Hart Tree Trail Loop
Despite being the world's largest grove of giant sequoias, the Redwood Mountain Grove receives far fewer visitors than the Giant Forest and the General Grant Grove. Those that do visit are in for a treat. Redwood Mountain Grove is a haven for hikers. Three long trails exploring the Redwood Mountain Grove (Sugar Bowl Trail, Redwood Creek Trail, and Hart Tree Trail) can be coupled to form... Read more.
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Tagged with · National Parks · Redwood Mountain Grove · Sequoia Groves
Distance: 8.3 miles · Elevation change: 925 feet
By: Published: Last updated: August 29, 2019
Buena Vista Peak Trail Kings Canyon National Park Redwood Mountain Grove hike to Buena Vista Peak summit trek
What's taller than a giant sequoia? In the Redwood Mountain Grove, the world's largest sequoia grove, the something taller is Buena Vista Peak, a granite summit that rises above the big trees. The hike to the top of Buena Vista Peak is just 2 miles round trip with 420 feet of elevation gain, making it one of the easier summits to reach in the Sierra. The 360-degree views from Buena Vista... Read more.
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Tagged with · National Parks · Redwood Mountain Grove · Summits
Distance: 2 miles · Elevation change: 420 feet
By: Published: Last updated: April 13, 2017
Panoramic Point Trail Kings Canyon National Park scenic view overlook hike
In the Sierra Nevada Mountains, sometimes you have to hike a great distance to a great view, and sometimes you don't. Panoramic Point is the latter. The outstanding overlook can be reached via a paved 0.5-mile round trip hike with one switchback. The views are worthy of the name, looking northeast over Kings Canyon and surrounding snowy peaks. The trailhead is just a couple miles from... Read more.
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Tagged with · Grant Grove · National Parks
Distance: 0.5 miles · Elevation change: 100 feet
By: Published: Last updated: April 13, 2017
Grizzly Falls Picnic Area Sequoia National Forest Grizzly Waterfall Cedar Grove Area
If you are driving down Generals Highway to the Cedar Grove Area of Kings Canyon National Park, you should feel compelled to check out Grizzly Falls. The obscured view of the 80-foot waterfall from the road should be incentive enough for you to stop, and you can get to the base of Grizzly Falls via a super short and easy 0.1-mile round trip stroll. The anything-but-arduous trek begins... Read more.
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Tagged with · Cedar Grove · Free Trails · Hume Lake Ranger District · Picnic Area · Waterfalls
Distance: miles · Elevation change: feet
By: Published: Last updated: January 8, 2019