America's Scenic Byways

Kings Canyon Scenic Byway

50 miles - At least one hour

The Kings Canyon Scenic Byway is internationally significant for its unique scenic and geologic displays. Highway 180 is a showcase of nature's wonderland.

The largest species of trees on earth, the giant sequoia, and one of the deepest canyons in America, the Kings Canyon, are two outstanding tributes to the natural beauty found here. You will experience dramatic changes in vegetation, wildlife, and geology as you climb the 4,000 feet through the eastern foothills of the Sierra Nevada.