Top Adventures in Hume

  • Hike and Fish Hume Lake

    This spot is less than four hours from the Bay Area and offers everything you would ever want to do in the outdoors. The interesting thing about Hume Lake is that it is actually a Middle School and High School camp in the Summer and Winter. That b...

    3.5 miles 100 ft gain

  • Camp at Princess Campground

    Situated just off the stretch of road that connects the two sections of Kings Canyon, Princess Campground is the perfect home base for exploring both Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks. In addition to its central location, it takes reservatio...

  • Walk the General Grant Tree Trail

    The trailhead starts at the back of the parking area, a sign will direct you.This short yet beautiful walk will lead you past amazing sights.  Starting counter clockwise you will quickly pass the Fallen Monarch.  Feel free to walk inside this mass...

    0.5 miles

  • Camp at Sunset Campground in Kings Canyon National Park

    Sunset Campground is minutes away from the King's Canyon National Park entrance. There are a total of 150 sites (2 group campsites) at this campground which can be reserved here. There are several bathroom, water faucets and even an amphitheater. ...

  • Hike the Sugar Bowl Loop in Kings Canyon NP

    First and foremost, to get to this trailhead you need to drive down a 2-mile, one lane dirt road that is quite steep. It is highly recommended you do this in an AWD or 4WD vehicle, especially since the road can be muddy from snowmelt or after a re...

    6.5 miles 1480 ft gain

  • Hike the Hart Tree Loop Trail

    The trailhead is near Quail Flats down a dirt road. The road is sometimes closed due to flooding or snow or restoration - if the road is closed when you go, add 4 miles to the overall trail mileage.  The trail begins across from the Sugar Bowl tra...

    7.4 miles 1348 ft gain

  • Hike to the Summit of Big Baldy, Kings Canyon National Park

    This short and easy trail to the summit of Big Baldy in Kings Canyon National Park is not to be missed if you are in the area.The trail winds through forest and boulders as it climbs the north shoulder of Big Baldy. When you think you have reached...

    5 miles 650 ft gain

  • Backpacking to Jennie Lake

    Jennie Lake is a beautiful subalpine lake located in the Jennie Lakes Wilderness just outside of Sequoia National Park. There are no backpacking quota restrictions making this a perfect trip that requires little planning.Your journey starts at the...

    10.8 miles

  • Backpack to Weaver Lake, CA

    The hike to Weaver Lake begins at the Big Meadows trailhead in Sequoia National Forest (elevation: 7,633 ft.). There is roadside parking at the beginning of the trailhead and more parking available just inside the gate. At the trailhead, there is ...

    7 miles 1075 ft gain

  • Hike Little Baldy

    A short hike with impressive views of Sequoia National Park, the Little Baldy trail is the less touristy version of Moro Rock.  When we hiked it on a beautiful Sunday morning in the summer, we had the entire summit to ourselves.  Even if other hik...

    3.5 miles 700 ft gain

  • Hike to Lookout Peak

    You'll want an early start to this hike so consider camping in the park the night before. If you enter the park via CA-180 and follow it for a ways (passing Kings Canyon Visitor Center, Kings Canyon Lodge, and eventually the Cedar Grove Visitor Ce...

    12 miles

  • Camp at Sawmill Flat Campground

    Sawmill Flat Campground operates on a first come, first serve basis and is generally open from June - December. The campground provides bathrooms, and each site is equipped with picnic tables and a fire ring. The maximum group size per site is 6. ...

    6728 ft gain

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    • Hume, California

      Hume Lake

      Overview Hume Lake Campground is a popular facility along Hume Lake, one of Sequoia National Forest's most visited destinations. The area offers year-round recreational opportunities, including fis...

    • Hume, California

      Aspen Hollow Group

      Overview Aspen Hollow Group sits at an elevation of 5,300 feet within the Giant Sequoia National Monument, adjacent to Kings Canyon National Park. The campground sits just one mile from Hume Lake, ...

    • California 180

      Princess

      Overview Princess Campground sits next to a large meadow at an elevation of 5,900 feet in the Indian Basin Grove. The campsite is just 3 miles northwest of Hume Lake. The 87-acre lake was built to ...

    • California 180

      Crystal Springs Campground Mid Sized Group Sites

      Overview Crystal Springs campground is centrally located in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in central California's rugged Sierra Nevada range. This mid-sized group campground is at an ele...

    • Nm525A Road

      Sunset Campground (Ca)

      Overview Sunset campground is centrally located in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in central California's rugged Sierra Nevada range. This campground is at an elevation of 6,500 feet. A n...

    • Forest Route 14S11

      Big Meadow Campground

      Overview Big Meadows Campground is located 75 miles east of Fresno, California, in the Sequoia National Forest and Sequoia National Monument. The campground sits at an elevation of 7,500 feet and h...

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