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. Put Moro Rock into our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.
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  • Surely the walk to get to the top is good for health. But I honestly don't think this is a great vantage point not to be missed. I would say mostly nice, nothing more.
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  • The views from the top are truly beautiful. It's a quick hike, but you will need your walking/climbing shoes.  more »
  • We loved the hke up to Moro Rock - take water even when cool! The hike to the rock was a easy treck, the hike up the rock/stairs - took some effort! Beautiful view.  more »
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