Moro Rock, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

4.9
#1 of 19 in Outdoors in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
Rising high above the Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks, Moro Rock offers some of the best views in the area. Almost all of the park areas can be seen from the top of this 2,050 m (6,725 ft) tall granite monolith. The rock's vertical sides are nesting grounds of peregrine falcons, as well as rock climbers' heaven. If scaling sheer cliffs isn't your favorite way of getting around, head for the 400 steps that lead to the summit. Even though you'll have railings and rest areas, the stairway is steep, and the hike up can be strenuous. The rest areas provide nice views for those who don't like the heights or who can't make it all the way to the summit. The steps might be inaccessible during bad weather. Put Moro Rock into our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.
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  • This was an amazing hike. Plenty of places to hold on, though a few spots were narrow that you wouldn't want to pass anyone going the other way. The views on the way up and at the top were...  more »
  • As if though there isn't enough beuty around in sequoa . Walk up a granite stairway that goes into the clouds , it's not a long hike but it does get you a bit winded because of the 600 plus stairs...  more »

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