California Map

Request Free Visitor Guides
  • Places To Go

    Explore travel information for California cities, towns, parks, regions and more.

    Coverage for every state in the United States.

    Explore neighboring countries (and soon countries throughout the world).

    Lake Tahoe

    Lake Tahoe is a year-round crowd pleaser, packed with snow-sport oriented throngs in winter, boaters in summer and a steady stream of gamblers bound for Reno casinos rain or shine.

  • Things To Do

    Introduction to all the things to do in California.

    Searchable list of tour companies, guides and outfitters, rental companies and more.

    Full information on Tourist Attractions, Scenic Drives, Sightseeing Tours and easy vacation activities..

    Detailed information on active pursuits such as biking, hiking, golfing and much more.

    Museums, parks, galleries, zoos, and everything else you could want to do in California.

    Things To Do

    Whether you're searching for that quiet forest trail, steep mountain slog or multi-day backpacking adventure, there's a route somewhere for you in California, usually within easy reach of this state's major cities, too.

    Learn More
  • Sleep + Eat

    Searchable listings of California hotels, motels, resorts, bed & breakfast, and more.

    Searchable listings of California RV parks and campgrounds.

    Rent a RV or motor home, and start your vacation tour of California.

    Searchable listings of California restaurants, bars, diners, and more.

    Lodging and Hotels

    Use our easy Lodging Search to find exactly the type of accommodation you are looking for at the right price.

    Search Now
  • Travel Planning

    Request Free Travel brochures from destinations throughout California.

    Travel articles related to California…

    Transportation companies, airports and interactive maps for California.

    Travel and tourism books and maps for California.

    Basic facts about California, including a guide to every city and town in California.

    Searchable lists of California tourism offices and other helpful government agencies.

    Tourism Planning

    To request Free Travel Planners, click on the image above.

    Learn More
  • Photos + Videos

    Searchable slide shows of California photos.

    Searchable slide shows of California videos.

    Photo and Video Gallery

    Browse photos and videos from across the state, take a virtual tour, search for the imagery you want to see.

    View Now
  • Map It!

Kings Canyon Scenic Byway

No Media or Maps Available
If you are the owner/manager of this business and would like to improve your listing, please submit a request.
Basics
Location:
Through Kings Canyon National Park in central-eastern California.
Surface:
Paved
Length:
50 miles (80 km)
Time:
At least one hour
Season:
Drivable year round, the portion just past the Hume Lake turnoff that descends into the canyon itself is closed in winter.
Fees:
As of 2009 the park entrance fee is $10 per person or $20 per vehicle for a 7-day pass. A year vehicle pass can be purchased for $30.

Description

The Kings Canyon Scenic Byway winds through Sequoia National Forest, Giant Sequoia National Monument, and Kings Canyon National Park. Though giant trees are the gnarly old stars in these parts the area's natural caves, cascades and hiking trails also deserve honorary mention.

The Kings Canyon Scenic Byway begins in the west at the border of the Sequoia National Forest on HWY 180, 40 miles north of Visalia. The byway stretches through Dunlap Valley, Kings Canyon National Park, and through to the Sequoia National Forest.

All the different parks on the drive have their own interpretive sites. Kings Canyon offers fishing and other water activities for those interested.

Tourism Resources

Points of Interest Along The Way

Sequoia National Forest (CA)

The Sequoia National Forest is named for the giant sequoia, the world's largest tree. Majestic granite monoliths, glacier-torn canyons, roaring whitewater, and lush meadows await you.

Location:
Through Kings Canyon National Park in central-eastern California.
Surface:
Paved
Length:
50 miles (80 km)
Time:
At least one hour
Main Roads:
CA-180 E
Season:
Drivable year round, the portion just past the Hume Lake turnoff that descends into the canyon itself is closed in winter.
Fees:
As of 2009 the park entrance fee is $10 per person or $20 per vehicle for a 7-day pass. A year vehicle pass can be purchased for $30.
Customizable Directions

Formatted DirectionsMap

Email Page Link

Complete the form below to email this page to a friend or family member's email. You can send yourself an email as well. Your email and your recipient's email will NOT be shared with anyone. See our full Privacy Policy for details.
:
:
:
 
 
 
:
Copy Yourself on the Email Yes No
:
:

1

Select a Free Visitor Guides below

2

Complete the form to receive your guides by mail

Below are the Free Visitor Guides for Fresno. More Visitor Guides are available in California. Click here to view them all!

Sequoia and King's Canyon National Parks - Visalia Sequoia and King's Canyon National Parks - Visalia Sequoia and King's Canyon National Parks - Visalia
Sometimes referred to as the "Gateway to the Sequoias," our city lies within miles of the Sierra Nevadas, the tallest mountain range in the contiguous United States. Visalia is the closest major city to Sequoia and King's Canyon National Parks, home to the some of the largest vegetation on Earth: the Giant Sequoia trees.
Request this Free Visitor GuideRequested! You're all set! Request a few more Visitor Guides, or complete the form below to receive your guides by mail.
Yosemite/Mariposa County Yosemite/Mariposa County Yosemite/Mariposa County
Order your free Yosemite / Mariposa County vacation planner now for all the information you need for a memorable journey to Yosemite, and also to encourage you to explore the rest of Mariposa County, both as a home base from which to appreciate the Park, and as a delightful setting for other outdoor experiences.
Request this Free Visitor GuideRequested! You're all set! Request a few more Visitor Guides, or complete the form below to receive your guides by mail.