Hiking

Get Outdoors!

R-Ranch in the Sequoias is located near several hiking trails. Click on the links below to view more information on just some of these trails.

Trail of 100 Giants 

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Trail of 100 Giants is a natural, accessible walk through Long Meadow Grove, one of the premier groves of giant sequoias. The forest showcases monarchs estimated to be up to 1,500 years old. About 1.3 miles of the paved trail offers several loop options with interpretive signs. Located on the Western Divide Highway (107), facilities include a paved parking area,  restrooms,  picnic area and campground nearby.  A $5.00 per vehicle fee is charged to help maintain and improve these facilities

Capital Rock 

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The name most likely comes from the shape of the peak which when viewed from the south has a large, rounded dome rock which is topped by another rock structure and resembles a capitol dome.

Johnsondale Bridge Trail 

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This site can be utilized for white water boating access, picnicking, and hiking. At about 19 miles north of Kernville via Mountain Highway 99, this site offers an excellent river hiking trail and boating access. The Kern River(33E30) trail provides a great day hike with seasonal fishing access.

Lower Peppermint Creek Falls 

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Beautiful and mild hike to a 150 FT waterfall in the Sequoia National Forest

Dome Rock 

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Great viewpoint and easy trek to the top of Dome Rock with rewarding views. Climbers present.

Seven Teacups 

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Seven Teacups Trail is a 5.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Fairview, California that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The path offers some activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on a leash.