Kings Canyon National Park Vacations
Kings Canyon National Park is about 70 miles (113 kilometers) from Fresno and about 85 miles (137 kilometers) from Yosemite National Park.
See for yourself exactly why San Joaquin Valley is so loved by by local and international travelers alike, by taking a road trip to see the numerous natural and cultural attractions in the vicinity of Kings Canyon National Park. Independence, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the west, and Big Pine, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southwest of Kings Canyon National Park are worth a visit too.
Around 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the southeast of Kings Canyon National Park is Lone Pine, a regional city where you'll find Alabama Hills, Owens Lake and Diaz Lake Recreation Area. Death Valley National Park and Mount Whitney are other interesting sights here that should be high on everyone's schedule.
If you are after a break from seeing the sights, why not take advantage of the local watersports? Canoeing and tubing are available within the region.
For those who intend on arriving and departing by plane, it's handy to remember that the handiest major airport is Visalia Municipal Airport, 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the southwest of Kings Canyon National Park.