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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

Mountain

terrain:
Deep granite gorge in the Sierra Nevada mountains


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

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recreation:

  • 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:
    Badger
    Fresno
    Reedley
    Sequoia National Park
    Visalia
    Clovis
    Pine Flat
    Three Rivers
    Orosi
    Grant Grove






    Roaring River Falls, Kings Canyon




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