Buck Rock Lookout, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

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  • Judging from the relatively small number of reviews, the Buck Rock Fire Lookout seems to be not well-known, but it rivals more famous Moro Rock as an essential viewpoint to visit in the Kings Canyon.....  more
    Judging from the relatively small number of reviews, the Buck Rock Fire Lookout seems to be not well-known, but it rivals more famous Moro Rock as an essential viewpoint to visit in the Kings Canyon.....  more »
  • We took a day trip from Three Rivers to Buck Rock Lookout. It took about 6 hours for the round trip. We had a picnic lunch at the parking lot. Beautiful weather and views. 
    We took a day trip from Three Rivers to Buck Rock Lookout. It took about 6 hours for the round trip. We had a picnic lunch at the parking lot. Beautiful weather and views.  more »
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  • Perched atop a rocky point, this is a really stunning fire tower. We visited in early April and had a blast hiking through the Sequoia National Forest with my dog. The trail is only about 4.5-5mipes from the highway and the views are terrific. We visited on a clear day and could see Cloud's Rest up north at Yosemite.
  • The air is thin but well worth this off beat adventure. The roads were windy and tight in spots, watch those oil pans. Our rented 2021 crv made it without complaining and never even rubbed. There is a ~bathroom at the base of the tower but your trash needs to be packed out with you.

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