all towns by county coastal deserts urban mountains countryside snow towns parks & forests cali maps

Destinations | Mountain

town.kings canyon

This amazing view is taken from the Eastern border of Kings Canyon National Park, on the Kearsarge Pass. A healthy day hike from the parking lot at Onion Valley (9000' elevation) to the Pass at 11,000'. Elevations in this park range from oak lands at 3000' to steep mountain peaks of 13,000'
elevation: 4000'
population: 100
zip code: 93633


Deep granite gorge in the Sierra Nevada mountains

View Larger Map

Tulare County
East of Fresno
Hwy 180, dead ends in the Sierras



  • Backpacking
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Grants Grove
  • Kayaking
  • Horse Pack Trips
  • Picnicing
  • Caverns & Caves
  • Waterfalls
  • river rafting
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Hume Lake
  • Sequoia National Park
  • Sequoia National Forest
  • Inyo National Forest
  • Kings Canyon National Park
  • Kings River California
  • description:
    A very scenic drive, via a curvy highway that cuts thru farmlands, oak foothills, sequoia groves, granite walls with caverns & eventually ends up at a hiking/camping/waterfall paradise called Cedar Grove... the eastern far end of Hwy 180. Kings River is the longest river in the Sierras!

    nearby towns:
    Sequoia National Park
    Pine Flat
    Three Rivers
    Grant Grove

    Roaring River Falls, Kings Canyon

    California Weekends

    Total Escape has been an AmazonAssociate for 20 years!
    Earnings from purchases keeps this site alive.

    Copyright © 1996-2021 Total Escape, / All Rights Reserved.

    classic | lodge | recreation | destinations | journey | ads | sitemap | outside | maps | gear | home