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*The most distinctive feature in Kings Canyon’s landscape is the park’s giant sequoia groves. 
*The park’s giant sequoia trees are immensely tall, growing as tall as 8,000 feet! 
*The second-largest tree in the world is located right in Kings Canyon National Park. This tree is the General Grant Tree.
What is the best time to visit?
Winter: During the winter season, Kings Canyon National Park is a snowy wilderness wonderland. Visitors will often visit during the snowy seasons to see the sequoia groves covered in snow.
Spring: As the weather begins to warm up, more visitors flock to see nature in bloom at Kings Canyon National Park. Lower elevations in the park have beautiful scenes of wildflowers in bloom along the park’s foothills.
Summer: The most popular time for Kings Canyon National Park is summer. Visitors can take a break from the summer heat by resting in the shades of the sequoia groves.
Fall: Fall in Kings Canyon National Park promises fewer crowds and lower temperatures. This is a great time to explore the park away from the heat and the snow.
Where to Stay? 
Upper Stony Creek Campground is an RV park near Kings Canyon National Park, located on the north side of Hume Lake. Amenities at Upper Stony Creek Campground include vault toilets, a fire pit, and picnic tables.
Buck Rock Campground is one of the smaller sites for RV camping near Kings Canyon National Park. This campground is one of the top choices because it is free to go RV camping here!
Princess Campground can be found in a natural sequoia grove, providing visitors with spectacular scenery. Several sites at this campground view the nearby Hume Lake while others have a view of a meadow near the camp.
What to do in Kings Canyon National Park?
*Take a tour through Cedar Grove to witness spectacular tumbling waterfalls and tall cliffs. 
*Hike throughout the different park areas, such as Roaring River Falls. This particular trail is a short and shaded walk to a waterfall, featuring thunderous walls of water. 
*Feel the thrill as you experience rock climbing in Kings Canyon. One place that’s great for climbing at the park is Bubbs Creek. 
To see where you could visit Kings Canyon as part of a longer trip, please see our fantastic Tourbook with 33 suggested itineraries here. For more information and how to book, contact your tour operator or travel agent.

 

Posted by: Cruise America & Canada RV Rentals Inc
Posted on: 12/01/2021

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