Tourist attractions and places of interest
Kings Canyon National Park, California
On the western side of the Sierra Nevada Mountains,
some way south of Yosemite National Park and
immediately to the north of Sequoia National Park.
By car, Kings Canyon National Park can only be accessed from the west.
Kings Canyon National Park and Sequoia National Park
are adjacent and administered as one unit. The entrance fee covers both
The area of Kings Canyon National Park alone, not including Sequoia National
Park, is 722 square miles. For comparison, the English county of Buckinghamshire
has an area of 725 square miles.
What to See and Do
Only one road goes into Kings Canyon National Park. As you approach the
park this road affords an excellent view of the canyon from above and then
later descends to run along the canyon floor itself.
Boyden Cavern is a commercial attraction offering cave tours, located
just outside Kings Canyon National Park. Boyden Cavern is not operated
by the National Park Service.
Some Ideas for Places to Stay
Porterville, California is a pleasant medium sized town with a good range
In the Area
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