Explore granite domes, thundering waterfalls, and towering trees: Moon Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon reveals the best of these stunning parks. Inside you’ll find:
Flexible, strategic itineraries, ranging from one day in each park to a week-long trip covering all three, including the best ways to avoid the crowds
The top experiences and unique ideas for exploring each park: Ride the open-air tram through Yosemite Valley, or hike downhill from Glacier Point past roaring waterfalls. Drive the legendary Generals Highway, or take a scenic bike ride to pristine lakes (and yes, more waterfalls!). Go for a horse-drawn wagon ride on a pioneer history tour, or sign up for rock climbing lessons. Walk among the goliaths of Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and stop at a historic lodge for dinner and a well-deserved drink
Strategies for getting to Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon and traveling between them, including coverage of gateway cities and towns
Honest advice on when to go, what to pack, and where to stay inside and outside the parks, including the best places to pitch a tent, park your RV, or relax at an upscale resort
Expert tips from seasoned explorer and outdoor expert Ann Marie Brown for travelers looking to go hiking, biking, climbing, fishing, and more, plus essential and health and safety information
Detailed hike descriptions with individual trail maps marked with duration, elevation change, and difficulty
Up-to-date information on park fees, permits, and reservations
Full-color, vibrant photos and detailed maps throughout
Full coverage of all three national parks, with focused chapters on Yosemite Valley, Wawona and Glacier Point, Tioga Pass and Tuolumne Meadows, Hetch Hetchy, the Eastern Sierra, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon
Recommendations for families, international visitors, travelers with disabilities, and traveling with pets
Thorough background on the wildlife, terrain, culture, and history
With Moon Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon’s curated advice, myriad activities, and expert insight, you can explore the parks your way.
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