Mist Falls

Fresno, California 93711

Mist Falls

Mist Falls Professional Review and Guide

"The nearly 4-mile trek to Mist Falls is a must-do hike for anyone visiting Kings Canyon, especially early in the season when the falls are at peak glory.

The first half of the trail follows the relatively flat floor of Kings Canyon, with the second half climbing moderately up the South Fork Kings River gorge toward Paradise Valley. The trail is a popular one, not only with day hikers, but also with backpackers on the Rae Lakes Loop. Consequently, you shouldn’t expect a high dose of solitude."

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Trail Information

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775 feet
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Skill Level
4 hours
The falls are best appreciated in late spring and early summer, when South Fork Kings River is swollen with snowmelt. By midsummer the falls become fairly tame.
Kings Canyon National Park
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Aug 2018