Lace up your boots and trek where John Muir, shepherds, cattlemen, and Native Americans once did by sampling eighty-six of the finest trails Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks have to offer. From towering groves of giant sequoia trees, crystalline rivers, cascading waterfalls, and glacially carved canyons to flower-filled alpine meadows and soaring peaks like Mount Whitney, this south-central California region has routes to please hikers of every stripe.
Author: Laurel Scheidt
Hikes suited to every ability, from hour-long strolls to ten-day treks
Directions to the trailheads
Trail Finder for best hikes to mountaintops, waterfalls, meadows, sequoia groves, or lakes
Comprehensive trail descriptions with mile-by-mile directional cues
Difficulty ratings, average hiking times, and best hiking seasons for every hike
Information on fees and permits, contacts, canine compatibility, and services