People tend to check in during these times:
Rae Lakes Loop is an intense and rewarding camping experience!
Lovely swim in the river
A good appetizer for Sequoia national park just to the south
My favorite place in California. California also includes Yosemite and Lake Tahoe so that's saying something.
Tons of amazing hikes!
Verizon has installed a new tower so cellphone coverage and 3G service now available in Grant Grove area. Also WiFi hotspot at lodge check-in lobby.
Don't miss the view on top of Moro Rock, it's breathtaking!
The Buena Vista hike, near Big Meadow Rd, is brief and fabulous. But pay attention to your pathway up -- mounting the rocks on top -- so you know how you'll descend. I recommend using poles.
So many fantastic hikes. No crowds and as beautiful as Yosemite.
Loads of great landscape photography opportunities. Take a drive or hike the trails and have fun exploring!
This is the Ranger Station outside the park. Has park and forest info.
The General Sherman, the largest single tree, is 2,500 years old, 270 feet high, and has a circumference of 103 feet.(pg. 859)
Nearly impossible to get connected to check in ANYWHERE inside Kings Canyon or Sequoia... at least with AT&T. Best bet is to go with one of the Lodge WiFi connections, but 4SQ didn't like any check i
Try John Muir Lodge lobby for free unsecured wifi. Ask front desk to reset it if it's not showing up. They are taking donations for a new router.