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I can't seem to find locations for these places. Can you drive to them, and if you can't, how do you know where to find them?

1) General Sherman Tree

2) General Grant Tree

3) Moro Rock

4) Redwood Canyon

5) Buena Vista Peak

6)Kings Canyon Overlook

7) Panoramic Point Road


Corona del Mar...
Destination Expert
for San Diego, Orange County, California
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1. Re: Locations?

For the General Sherman



Grant Grove


Moro Rock Trail


Redwood Canyon Trail


BV Peak Trail


Here is for the overlooks and Panoramic Point Road.


Los Angeles...
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for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
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2. Re: Locations?

Here's a useful map:


It's the same one you'll get when you enter the park. During the summer, you cannot drive the Moro Rock/Crescent Meadow road, you take a shuttle from the History Center.


You do have to do some walking, in any case. It's a mile to the top of Buena Vista Peak (with 420 feet of elevation gain).

Each of these places has parking near the trailhead, if relevant. General Sherman tree is about a .15 mile walk from the parking lot.

Goldfield, Nevada
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3. Re: Locations?

For Panoramic Point, first go by the John Muir Lodge. Behind the lodge is a narrow, winding road through the forest. Not well-marked. Take that road up until it ends at a small parking area. Follow the signs for 300 yards to the point. I would recommend going there in the afternoon, not morning, for a better view of the peaks to the east.

Goldfield, Nevada
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4. Re: Locations?

As you drive Highway 180 down into Kings Canyon itself, there are several turnouts with sweeping views you may want to stop at. Some of these are at places that are high up and have views of large areas including mountain peaks and the Kings River far below. One is called Junction View; others seem to have no name but each one has a different point of view. Down in Kings Canyon itself is a turnout called Canyon View, that gives you a lengthwise view of the canyon from the river level.

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