Winter in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks – Part 2

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Winter in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National ParksOn our second day in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, we drove to Kings Canyon. If you missed the first day of our trip, catch it here!

We took our time driving, making sure to pull over if any views caught my eye. And boy, did they!

Winter in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National ParksI spotted this area while driving over a bridge. I just love the brown patches peeking through.

Winter in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National ParksWinter in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National ParksThese mountains were spotted while driving through the winding roads. Incredible!

Winter in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National ParksWinter in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National ParksWe pulled over at Kings Canyon Overlook because we just couldn’t resist the fluffy snow and pink mountains!

Winter in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National ParksWinter in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National ParksAs we continued our drive to Grant Grove Village in Kings Canyon, we stopped by one last overlook before reaching our destination. I believe this was Redwood Mountain Overlook, but I’m not 100% positive.

Winter in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National ParksWinter in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National ParksIn Grant Grove Village, we hiked the General Grant Trail, where we got to walk inside The Fallen Monarch! Early settlers set-up camp in trees like this. How cool is that!  

Winter in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National ParksWinter in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National ParksWe reached The General Grant Tree, aka The Nation’s Christmas Tree, and a national shrine in memory of men and women of the Armed Forces who have served and fought and died to keep this nation free…(Congress of the United States of America, 1956).

Winter in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National ParksWinter in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National ParksThe last stop on our trip was Big Stump Trail, where we saw stumps left over from the logging days.

Winter in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National ParksWinter in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National ParksWinter in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National ParksThe trail was home to the Mark Twain Tree, which you can climb onto from a small ladder.

Winter in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National ParksWinter in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National ParksWe had so much fun in Sequoia and are looking forward to a trip during warmer months to see what it looks like without the snow! I hope you enjoyed my recap from the trip and hope it will be helpful when you’re planning your own trip!

Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks
Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks
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