6 days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park & Wawona Itinerary

6 days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park & Wawona Itinerary

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6 days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park & Wawona Itinerary

Start: Fresno
Drive:  1​h
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Wawona
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Fresno

3
nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
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.
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is known for nature, historic sites, trails, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to General Sherman Tree, admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls, explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock, and cruise along Kings Canyon Scenic Byway.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip tool .

Fresno to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Fresno in August, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

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

2
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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): hike along Mariposa Grove, then make a trip to Washburn Point, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Pioneer Yosemite History Center and then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Wawona vacation website .

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Wawona in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 97°F in August, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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