Hiking Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Guide Book

by Laurel Scheidt (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks  by Laurel Scheidt

352pp/photos/maps/elevation charts
ISBN: 9781493023028

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, situated in California's rugged Sierra Nevada, boast some of the most spectacular landscapes on the continent: towering groves of giant sequoia trees, crystalline trout rivers, jagged peaks and alpine meadows, and Mount Whitney, the highest mountain in the lower 48.

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Trails from the "Hiking Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 86.
... Preview: This expansive meadow attracts numerous types of wildlife, while affording awe-inspiring views of the Great Western Divide and Alta Peak. Begin by following the Lakes Trail (Hike 23) to the Lakes/Pant ... From the guidebook "Hiking Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Three Rivers, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 11.2
... Preview: Although the Alta Trail formally begins in the Giant Forest, this shorter route allows hearty day hikers a 360-degree view from an 11,000-foot-plus peak. Begin by following the Lakes Trail (Hike 23) ... From the guidebook "Hiking Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Three Rivers, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 13
... Preview: This hike leads you past billowing falls at the East Fork bridge and through the East Fork Grove of giant sequoias to beautiful Hockett Meadows at the northern end of the Hockett Plateau. The wide pa ... From the guidebook "Hiking Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Three Rivers, CA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 19.8
... Preview: After taking you to the barren Nine Lake Basin, this hike travels down part of the Big Arroyo to creek-side campsites. From the guidebook "Hiking Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Three Rivers, CA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 44
... Preview: This trip takes you to a striking 360-degree view of Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks from the summit of Big Baldy, then on to a less-visited view of the west face of Chimney Rock. The trail e ... From the guidebook "Hiking Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Fresno, CA - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 5.6
... Preview: This interpretive trail takes you through an area that was heavily logged in the 1880s and now serves as a reminder of how important it is to protect the environment. Although the General Grant Nati ... From the guidebook "Hiking Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Fresno, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This trail, designed to be accessible to the handicapped, takes you around verdant Round Meadow and past the former site of the Giant Forest Lodge. From the guidebook "Hiking Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Three Rivers, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.8
... Preview: This unmaintained footpath leads to the base of a beautiful waterfall, as well as to the entrance to an abandoned copper mine. Follow Mineral King Road south from the parking area to a usually dry wa ... From the guidebook "Hiking Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Three Rivers, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.5
... Preview: This short trek takes you to the top of a small peak with quite a nice view of Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks. The trail begins on the west side of the parking area next to a group of tall pi ... From the guidebook "Hiking Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Fresno, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This excursion travels up the Onion Valley, passing several beautiful lakes, then climbs over windswept Kearsarge Pass. The trail passes high above the Kearsarge Lakes, and leads to pleasant Charlotte ... From the guidebook "Hiking Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Independence, CA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 15
... Preview: This trek around sequoia-rimmed Circle Meadow is a peaceful extension of the Congress Trail. The trail is away from the crowds and tours some less-visited named trees. Begin this excursion by followin ... From the guidebook "Hiking Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Three Rivers, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.7
... Preview: This easy ramble takes you through meadows and aspen groves along the East Fork of the Kaweah River, gives you nice views of the surrounding peaks, and leads to the site of the former mining settlemen ... From the guidebook "Hiking 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, as well as many other impressive “giants.” The trail leads downhill through the forest, crossing ... From the guidebook "Hiking Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Three Rivers, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.7
... Preview: This rigorous excursion leads to a high lake basin near the lofty crest of the Monarch Divide. From the guidebook "Hiking Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Fresno, CA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 20
... Preview: This partially paved hike 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. As you begin this jaunt ... From the guidebook "Hiking Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Three Rivers, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.7
... Preview: This jaunt takes you to lofty views from the Chihuahua Bowl and the Chihuahua Mine, then on to the peaceful lakes along Crystal Creek. From the guidebook "Hiking Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Three Rivers, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.8
... Preview: This steep trek is definitely a challenge, but it leads to a beautiful destination. From the guidebook "Hiking Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Fresno, CA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 17.8
... Preview: This lightly traveled path leads to excellent views and an old, collapsed cabin on the edge of a peaceful meadow. From the guidebook "Hiking Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Fresno, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: This old path, named after a shepherd, was the route sheepherders and cattlemen took to Cedar Grove long ago. Though it is steep and narrow in some areas, it affords splendid views of the Monarch Divi ... From the guidebook "Hiking Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Fresno, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.8
... Preview: This trip takes you past several beautiful, deep-blue lakes, over a high mountain pass, and on to the rugged Dusy Basin. From the guidebook "Hiking Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks"
Bishop, CA - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 15.4