Kings Canyon Scenic Byway

From the Sierra Nevada foothills past the Giant Sequoia tree grove of the first part of Kings Canyon National Park you follow the Kings Canyon Scenic Byway through the mountainous Canyonlands of Sequoia National Forest for 80 kilometres / 50 miles along this amazing winding byway until you reach roads end in the mighty Kings Canyon itself ….

Kings Canyon National Park – General Grant Tree

Although better known for the mighty canyon from which it gets its name, Kings Canyon National Park is also home to some mighty Giant Sequoia trees. In March 1940, President Franklin D. Roosevelt created the new Kings Canyon National Park to include the glacially formed and massive Kings Canyon and absorbed the former General Grant National Park into it (in…