Kings Canyon Lookout Point

MODERATE 5 reviews

Kings Canyon Lookout Point is a 5.6 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Dunlap, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and horses and is best used from May until September. Horses are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
5.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1,131 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

hiking

horseback riding

nature trips

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

over grown

no dogs

This moderate hike begins at Marvin Pass Trailhead heading SE just to the right of the private road. It winds through woods and meadows to a granite overlook with great views of Kings Canyon. Plan on about 2 hours each way.

hiking
3 months ago

The total hike was 6.6 miles and 1158 ft. of elevation. The trail itself wasn’t anything special. It was often difficult to follow so AllTrails was indispensable. It was also dusty and all the creeks were dry. But the payoff is the vista point at the end of the trail. Spectacular, amazing, breathtaking, stunning. Keep on walking because it is sooooooo worth it. I plan on doing this again in the spring. On a sad note, we passed the site where the last CA grizzly was killed in the 1920’s on our drive to the trailhead.

hiking
Friday, August 25, 2017

This is an up and down hike to a viewpoint over Kings Canyon. It took 2 hours with stops to photograph wildflowers. The trail has some overgrown brush but it is easy to follow the trail markers.

hiking
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