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Hiking in Kaweah Country

Big Five Lake number 4       Big Five Lake number 5

There are more than 800 miles of trails in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. In fact, 80 percent of the parks is accessible only by foot trails. Whether day-hiking or planning an extended backcountry trip, there are sweeping views, picturesque peaks and passes, waterfalls and rivers, wildflower-filled meadows, sparkling lakes, and really, really BIG TREES!

Here are just a few of the hiking opportunities that are available during each season:

 

SUMMER

Hiking in SEQUOIA

National Park:

Mount Whitney

Mineral King:

Crystal and Monarch Lakes

Alta Peak

Hockett Meadows

Back to White Chief

Hiking in YOSEMITE National Park:

Half Dome

FALL/SPRING

Hiking in SEQUOIA

National Park:

Giant Forest

Hospital Rock to Panther Peak

Ladybug Trail

Late Winter/

Early Spring:

Death Valley National Park

WINTER

Ski Touring in

SEQUOIA

National Park:

Lodgepole to the

General Sherman Tree

Ski Touring in

GIANT SEQUOIA

National Monument:

Big Meadows

Late Winter/

Early Spring:

Death Valley National Park

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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