Visit california s nine national parks in one epic road trip the national park service or nps is turning the big 100 this month and we can t wait to celebrate its centennial. The second stop on our california national parks road trip is kings canyon national park.
Kings canyon national park.
Road trip national parks california. The grand circle road trip includes parks. This long multiday and full of the adventurous trip starts. Zion and bryce canyon national parks arches and canyonlands national parks grand canyon national park capitol reef national park and more.
17 days based on leaving from los angeles total mileage. The first of the many national parks in california and the second in the us national park system sequoia was established in 1890. Click here to rent an rv by utah.
If you want to see a lot of national parks in a shorter traveling distance then utah is the perfect state to visit. From death valley national park it s a four and a half hour drive to joshua tree national park the last park on this california national parks road trip named after the remarkable trees that dot its valleys and hills joshua tree national park is characterized by boulders ruins of gold mines arid plains and uninviting mountain ranges. That s just the beginning of your sequoia and kings national parks road trip.
California 120 tioga pass road generally closes in november and reopens in late may or early june. Zumwalt meadow photo by sharlene earnshaw. Utah national park road trip.
2 003 may vary. While checking off all 59 parks in one trip isn t feasible for most of us this california road trip ticks all the national parks in the golden state and only requires 39 hours in the car while camping in. Located adjacent to sequoia national park kings canyon has its own famous grove of tall trees as well as its namesake canyon to explore.
This is a great trip to do in an rv. Nine the parks. With 5 national parks all within a days drive from each other you can cover a lot of ground.
And pack up the tent or rent a cabin for an unforgettable weekend getaway with the family. Because it is the only way into the park from the east this road trip would. If you re a national park fanatic like me you ve maybe dreamt of linking a series of parks together as an epic road trip.
Total parks visited. Since its inception on august 25 1916 the nps has been preserving the ecological and historical integrity of some of the country s most breathtaking natural. Joshua tree national park sequoia national park death valley national park kings canyon national park pinnacles national park yosemite national park lassen volcanic national park redwood national and state parks channel islands national park total trip time.
A road trip to national parks always brings you joy so here we are talking about national parks and road trips of northern california. While this road trip can be done in around 2 weeks we recommend you allow yourself as much time as possible to explore these spectacular parks. California national parks road trip days 3 4.