June 18, 2015

Bearskin Grove, Hume Lake


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Redwood Mountain Viewpoint on the Generals Highway

This broad turnout on the Generals Highway affords a view of Redwood Mountain and Redwood Canyon.

Kings Canyon National Park, California

June 18, 2015
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coordinates: 36.7185 N -118.9183 W
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Redwood Mountain from the Generals Highway

From the Generals Highway you can see Redwood Mountain and Redwood Canyon. Together they constitute the Redwood Mountain Grove, largest Sequoia grove to survive logging.

Kings Canyon National Park, California

June 18, 2015
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Grant Grove Village visitor center

Near Grant Grove on the General's Highway, Grant Grove Village has a visitor center, store, restaurant, and small lodge.

Grant Grove Village, Kings Canyon National Park, California

June 18, 2015
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Grant Grove Village meadow

Young Sequoias and mature sugar pines ring the tiny meadow at Grant Grove Village.

Grant Grove Village, Kings Canyon National Park, California

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coordinates: 36.7404 N -118.9624 W
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Kings Canyons from near the Bearskin Grove

Looking northeast towards Spanish Mountain and the Monarch Divide above the canyons of the Kings River.

Giant Sequoia National Monument, California

June 18, 2015
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coordinates: 36.7642 N -118.9129 W
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Road's end in the Bearskin Grove of Giant Sequoias

The Bearksin Grove can be reached by mostly paved roads from Hume Lake, but gets very few visitors.

Giant Sequoia National Monument, California

June 18, 2015
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coordinates: 36.7487 N -118.9163 W
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Bearskin Grove of Giant Sequoias

This one medium-sized Sequoia in the Bearskin Grove is right at the end of the road. The white flowers are western azalea.

Giant Sequoia National Monument, California

June 18, 2015
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Coordinates: 36.7486 N -118.9164 W
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Hume Lake watersports

Watersports are the highlight of Hume Lake, ringed with cabins and youth camps.

Giant Sequoia National Monument, California

June 18, 2015
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Coordinates: 36.7892 N -118.9032 W
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Hume Lake Christian Camps

The Hume Lake Christian Camps are very lively in summer.

Giant Sequoia National Monument, California

June 18, 2015
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coordinates: 36.7879 N -118.9119 W
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Road to Hume Lake

The road to Hume Lake traverses a precipitous mountainside with views eastwards to the canyons of the Kings River.

Giant Sequoia National Monument, California

June 18, 2015
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coordinates: 36.8055 N -118.8997 W
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Indian Meadow

Originally a Sequoia grove, Indian Meadow is now a lush meadow with scattered huge stumps.

Giant Sequoia National Monument, California

June 18, 2015
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coordinates: 36.8008 N -118.9389 W
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