Big Stump Basin, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

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Big Stump Basin is located in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. Use our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park road trip site to visit Big Stump Basin on your trip to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We did this hike after doing the Big Baldy Trail which was 5.5 miles. My kids were already tired before this hike began... ;). We came around 1pm on January 3rd and there were only 2 other cars in the...  more »
  • An easy walk, downhill from the car park (and uphill back of course) takes you to a tragic forestscape of massive old stumps. There are few Sequoia’s to see here now, alive anyway, but the many stumps...  more »
  • We parked up and seemed to be amongst other confused people. There was a car park and a small entrance to a trail which was maybe a couple miles long. The journey there, I would say was much more enjo...  more »

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Where to stay in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks provide plenty of lodging right inside their boundaries. Kings Canyon operates three lodges and a set of cabins, with two of the lodges and the cabins remaining open throughout the year. Of these, the John Muir Lodge sits closest to the entrance. The parks also offer more than a dozen campgrounds about equally distributed between them, with most operating on a first-come, first-served basis. Campsites fill up quickly on Friday nights in summer, but you should be able to find a place for your tent any other time during the week. Your accommodation options expand if you look along Sierra Road to the west of the parks. Motels, nature resorts, inns, bed and breakfasts, and lodges line the road, which runs alongside the North Fork Kaweah River.
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