We left the campground of Boca on Wednesday (6/4)and headed to Fresno for a few days and parked at Joel's cousins house for a few days. Joel was able to catch up with with Pam and his brother Bill who was having surgery on Friday. (The surgery went well.)
I have never been to Kings Canyon NP nor the Giant Sequoia NM and decided to do a day trip. I quickly found out that a "quick day trip " could easily turn into a month long venture. The drive, although short is mesmerizing and the area really requires much, much more time. These two gems are now on my bucket list for a return visit.
Chicago Stump. The tree was cut down for the Chicago World's Fair and reassembled to prove there were Giant Sequoias in California. However, the public thought it was a hoax and cutting down the tree was for nothing:
From here we head to the SKP Park Sierra for a few days. It is too hot in Fresno and we are ready to get off the black top.We left early Sunday morning 6/7.