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The Sierra Nevada mountain range in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Kings Canyon Overlook

Panoramic views at Kings Canyon Overlook

Nestled along the Generals Highway just south of Grant Grove lies the breathtaking Kings Canyon Overlook. View an awe-inspiring vista spanning thousands of acres of untamed wilderness and marvel at majestic peaks and sweeping canyons geologically sculpted by the forces of nature. From towering mountains shaped by ancient plate tectonics to deep canyons carved by the relentless power of water and ice, every glance unveils the intricate tapestry of nature’s handiwork. This pristine landscape teems with thousands of species of flora and fauna, adding vibrant hues to the rugged terrain.

Exploration beyond the Overlook

Eager to soak in even more panoramic vistas of this stunning area? Don’t miss Panoramic Point in Grant Grove. From this vantage point, enjoy a different perspective of the surrounding wilderness with new angles and insights into the natural wonders that define this region.

Two Sequoia visitors on the Moro Rock trail

Safety and cautionary notes

Please exercise caution while reveling in the splendor of Kings Canyon Overlook, particularly in navigating the bustling traffic along the highway. Take extra care when pulling in and out of the overlook, as vehicles often traverse this stretch of road at considerable speeds and limited visibility can pose a hazard.

A beautiful mountain landscape in Kings Canyon National Park



The Overlook area is wheelchair accessible, has a scenic view and photo spot, and is equipped with audio description, historical/interpretive information/exhibits, parking, and trash and recycling receptacles.

Exterior view of Wuksachi Lodge in Sequoia National Park under a dramatic sunset sky


A variety of places to stay inside the park keep you close to the majestic giant sequoia trees, deep canyons and soaring cliffs that make Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks famous.

Two guests at Wuksachi Lodge on the outdoor dining deck


Indulge in High Sierra dining options inside Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, from lodge dining to café counter service.