Best Easy Day Hikes: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Guide Book

by Laurel Scheidt (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks  by Laurel Scheidt

112pp/maps
ISBN: 0762760540

Best Easy Day Hikes Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks includes detailed maps and concise descriptions for twenty easy-to-follow hikes in this popular California destination. Discover a hiker’s paradise of trails to tranquil waterfalls, mountain vistas, glacial valleys, blooming wildflowers, and groves of giant sequoias.

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Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 20.
... Preview: This trip takes you to a striking 360-degree view of Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks from the summit of Big Baldy. It continues on to a less-visited view of the west face of Chimney Rock. The ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Wilsonia, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.6
... Preview: This interpretive trail takes you through an area that was heavily logged in the 1880s. The stumps and fallen trees now serve as a reminder of how important it is to protect our environment. Although ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Wilsonia, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This easy ramble takes you through meadows and aspen groves along the East Fork of the Kaweah River, giving you nice views of the surrounding peaks. It also leads to the former site of the mining sett ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Three Rivers, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This paved interpretive trail takes you to the General Sherman Tree, the largest living thing on Earth, along with many other impressive “giants.” The trail leads downhill through the forest, crossing ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Visalia, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.7
... Preview: This partially paved route takes you past one of John Muir’s favorite meadows and to a real “log cabin.” Wildlife frequents these meadows, and deer and bear sightings are common. The paved path that b ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Visalia, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.7
... Preview: This hike makes a nice trip to a pretty lake, perfect for a picnic lunch with time to relax on the shore. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Three Rivers, CA - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 7.2
... Preview: This paved interpretive trail takes you through the heart of the General Grant Grove to the General Grant Tree. Named for Ulysses S. Grant, this tree has been declared the nation’s Christmas tree and ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Wilsonia, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.8
... Preview: This jaunt takes you to an old logging camp, a sequoia “log cabin,” a pretty meadow, and a waterfall, all while traveling through the largest sequoia grove left standing on the planet. The wide trail ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Wilsonia, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.2
... Preview: This jaunt culminates at the first lake on the Lakes Trail. Heather Lake is a tranquil pool of water, its shores lined with red heather. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Visalia, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.2
... Preview: This trip follows the first portion of the historic Hockett Trail, a trans-Sierra route built in the 1860s. The destination is a flat where ladybugs winter along the South Fork of the Kaweah River. Th ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Three Rivers, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.8
... Preview: The summit of Little Baldy gives a spectacular view of the Silliman Crest, the Kaweah Peaks, and the lower portion of the Great Western Divide. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Badger, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.4
... Preview: This outing takes you to delightful Mist Falls, a wonderful place for a picnic lunch in the shade. The Paradise Valley Trail starts at the information center and travels through sunny woods. Cross the ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Cedar Grove, CA - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 8.2
... Preview: This trip takes you to a spectacular 360-degree vista on top of a windswept 10,365-foot peak, the site of a former fire lookout tower. The Forest Service trail, FS 30E43, follows an abandoned logging ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Cedar Grove, CA - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 6.4
... Preview: This hike takes you to a less frequently visited sequoia grove, with views of Big Baldy and Chimney Rock along the way. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Wilsonia, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: This hike takes you through the northern portion of the General Grant Grove, past an old logging camp road and to the overlook of a beautiful lake. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Wilsonia, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5
... Preview: From billowing Roaring River Falls to peaceful Zumwalt Meadow, this hike is ideal for a picnic lunch or just relaxing. As you approach the overlook, you will hear the roar of rushing water plunging in ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Cedar Grove, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.9
... Preview: This hike takes you to the head of glacially carved Tokopah Valley, which culminates at lovely Tokopah Falls. The trail begins by following the north bank of the Marble Fork of the Kaweah River. A tra ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Visalia, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.8
... Preview: This trek follows the old dirt road that once served as the entrance to Sequoia National Park and the Giant Forest, before the Generals Highway opened in 1926. The old park entrance road leads west th ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Visalia, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.2
... Preview: This enjoyable hike takes you to a striking lake, warm enough for swimming, at the base of Shell Mountain. The views along the way are superior. The trail, FS 29E05, leads downhill, skirting the campg ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Wilsonia, CA - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.4
... Preview: This trek to a magnificent alpine bowl passes two waterfalls, the ruins of a cabin, an expansive meadow, mine shafts, and marble caverns along the way. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Three Rivers, CA - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 8.2
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