5 days in Mammoth Lakes & Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Itinerary

5 days in Mammoth Lakes & Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Itinerary

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Mammoth Lakes
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Mammoth Lakes

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Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Devils Postpile National Monument has been added to your itinerary. On the 7th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Postpile National Monument, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Minaret Vista. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and then trek along Panorama Trail.

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Fremont to Mammoth Lakes is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also drive. Traveling from Fremont in August, Mammoth Lakes is slightly colder at night with lows of 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can catch the bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Devils Postpile National Monument ©
Devils Postpile National Monument
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©

A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Generals Hwy, then don't miss a visit to Tunnel Log, then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and finally stroll through Moro Rock Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, then steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree, and then take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park route planner.

You can take a bus from Mammoth Lakes to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mammoth Lakes in August: high temperatures in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park hover around 95°F and lows are around 63°F. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock Trail ©
Moro Rock Trail
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park

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