5 Things To Do In Sequoia + Kings Canyon National Park
- Grant Grove - a 4-square-mile grove of trees featuring the General Grant Tree. General Grant is 267 feet tall and 107 feet in circumference.
- Kings Canyon Scenic Byway - This scenic byway is a great way to see some of he great views of the park. There are scenic lookouts and several trails including one leading to Roaring River Falls.
- The Generals Highway - From switchbacks that climb out of the foothills to a gentle route through sequoia groves and montane forest, traveling the Generals Highway is a great way to experience these two stunning and unique parks.
- The Giant Forest - Giant sequoia groves grow only on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada, and the Giant Forest may be one of the finest. It's home to the General Sherman Tree, the world's largest living tree (the volume of the Sherman Tree was calculated to be slightly over 52,500 cubic feet). Hiking trails wind through the sequoia grove and meadows. Moro Rock - Crescent Meadow Road leads to features such as Moro Rock, Tunnel Log, and the High Sierra Trail. The Big Trees Trail offers an easy hike around a meadow that's ideal for families
- Crystal Cave Tour - Crystal Cave is the only one of the parks 265 caves that is open to the public. A 45 minute guided tour is available that leads you through the beautiful formations. Unlike most caves in North America, Crystal Cave formations are made from dissolved marble, not limestone. Because the cave is so popular it is highly recommended that you purchase your tickets ahead of time.