Moro Rock, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

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Rising high above the Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks, Moro Rock offers some of the best views in the area. Almost all of the park areas can be seen from the top of this 2,050 m (6,725 ft) tall granite monolith. The rock's vertical sides are nesting grounds of peregrine falcons, as well as rock climbers' heaven. If scaling sheer cliffs isn't your favorite way of getting around, head for the 400 steps that lead to the summit. Even though you'll have railings and rest areas, the stairway is steep, and the hike up can be strenuous. The rest areas provide nice views for those who don't like the heights or who can't make it all the way to the summit. The steps might be inaccessible during bad weather. Take a look at our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner to schedule your visit to Moro Rock and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • I highly recommend this hike for everyone of all skill levels. I went on 6/22 and it was full but not overly crowded. People were wearing their masks, and so was I, so please bring yours. The steps...  more »
  • You'll earn the view...it's 350 steps and takes you to 6725 feet elevation! It's sooo worth it! The climb up is relatively easy, even if you're moderately out of shape like me! There are sections...  more »
  • All I can say is "Wow!" After driving through a giant sequoia tree tunnel we drove to the Moro Rock site. If you are afraid of heights, you will only get about a third of the way up the 390 steps...  more »

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