For the General Sherman
Moro Rock Trail
BV Peak Trail
Here is for the overlooks and Panoramic Point Road.
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.
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.
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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