California

Kings Canyon Camping in the Sierra Nevada Mountains

Kings Canyon Camping in the Sierra Nevada Mountains

Bordering Sequoia National Park on the north, Kings Canyon is a glacially carved granite river valley with comparable scenery, hiking, and camping to the more famous Yosemite NP. As part of its dramatic scenery, Kings Canyon National Park in California offers looming mountains, tumbling waterfalls, and stands of giant sequoia trees. But for a number … Read more

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Best Hiking & Camping at Yosemite National Park

Gazing up at granite peaks, camping in glacial valleys, and hiking to plummeting waterfalls are just a few of the favorite activities at Yosemite National Park. Regularly touted as one of the most beautiful national parks, Yosemite is most famous for the iconic Half Dome, the sheer-walled El Capitan, and pristine Yosemite Valley. Receiving over … Read more

Sequoias National Forest

Camping Sequoia National Park & Sequoias National Forest

Located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Sequoia National Park is home to the largest trees in the world, by volume, and many excellent camping opportunities. Most visitors come to explore a few of the roughly forty different groves of giant sequoias, some of which can be reached by road while others require hiking on easier … Read more

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Majestic Redwoods of California… Tallest Trees on Earth!

In far northwestern California, near Crescent City, Redwood National and State Parks protects the tallest trees found anywhere on earth. This cooperatively managed park interweaves parcels of Redwood National Park with three state parks: Jedidiah Smith, Del Norte Coast, and Prairie Creek. The result is 217 square miles of towering old growth redwood forest, rugged … Read more

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Joshua Tree Best Hikes & Glamping Southern California!

Known for massive boulder formations, stands of iconic Joshua trees, and pristine desert scenery, Joshua Tree National Park is one of the more unique national park experiences. Located near Palm Springs in Southern California, the park protects portions of two famous deserts, the Mojave and the Colorado. The park is named for the native Joshua … Read more