|General Sherman. Sequoia National Park. December 2013.|
Overview of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is one of the national parks in the United States. Initially the park was administered separately as Sequoia Park and Kings Canyon Park. The joint administration started in the year 1943. Wilderness covers the majority of this park. The Park lies on 965,964 acres of land. This park is like no other because it has some of the most attractive physical features that people would come from all over the world to come and see. One such feature is the trees. The park has the largest trees in the world. The huge trees are not the only physical attraction, deep canyons, rugged foothills, vast caverns and huge mountains also form part of the park.
This is one of the top attractions in this park. The tree is the largest tree in the world and also among the oldest having lived for 2,100 years.
The Tunnel Log
Just before you get to the giant forest through Crescent Meadow Road, you will find a tree that fell and made a beautiful tunnel which cars can pass through.
This is a 14,494 feet tall mountain that does not require technical skill to climb on top of. You just need energy and stamina to get to the top.
How to get to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
There is the Sequoia Shuttle which offers transport to the park. The cost is $15 inclusive of entrance fee. The shuttles can be accessed from Visalia, Exeter or Three Rims only through reservations.