It was a beautiful and warm day for a drive. We started out in the morning and planned on a picnic lunch along the way somewhere.
Along the way, Pam notice how dead looking some of the pine trees looked.
A ranger confirmed that there has been a beetle problem this year killing some pines.
Then we had lunch at a picnic area near the 'village' center. It had a small laundry, grocery store and some shaded tables.
Some other trees near the short hike to the General Grant Tree.
Sometimes one can not comprehend how big and beautiful these big trees are! It was amazing.
After that, we headed down the mountain and back to our campground in Chowchilla. It was good to be able to get a sense of what Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks are like, but it takes a lot more than one day to see it all. Glad we were able to spend a little time there though.
Thanks for joining us on the Roadrunner Chronicles.