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Mineral King

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Mineral King Canyon is located in the sub alpine canyons of Sequoia National Park. The Mineral King Road turn off of Hwy 198, is just past the town of Three Rivers near the southern portion of the park. The majority of the 25 miles long road is paved, but there are some sections that are gravel. This road closes for the winter, usually in November & remains closed until the snow melts off in late Spring, April or May. Mineral King, plus its historic cabin community, Silver City CA are now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This impressive canyon shares a zip code with nearby town of Three Rivers.
Sequoia Kings Canyon
Sequoia Kings Canyon
Sequoia NF Kern River
Sequoia NF Kern River
Golden Trout Wilderness
Golden Trout Wilderness
Mineral King Map
Mineral King Map
Sequoia Park Map
Sequoia Park Map
elevation: 7830' population: 30 zip code: 93271


very remote alpine valley that leads to the granite of the High Sierra

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Tuolumne County
inside Sequoia National Park
off of Hwy. 198



  • backpacking
  • camping
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • horse back riding
  • horse pack trips
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Sequoia National Forest
  • Sequoia National Park
  • Kings Canyon National Park
  • Golden Trout Wilderness
  • John Muir Wilderness
  • Lake Kaweah
  • NPS Mineral King Sequoia
  • East Fork of the Kaweah River
  • mineral king campgrounds

    Lake Kaweah Camping
    Horse Creek Campground
    Atwell Mill Campground
    Cold Springs Campground

    tent camping

    Seasonal road closures on Mineral King Rd. -- this dead end Sierra canyon is in the Sequoia National Park's southern region. Snow melt, high elevations & plenty wildlife can be seen the few months that this canyon is open. Backpackers and day hikers: topo map of the region is needed for day hikes or overnights in the high Sierra Wilderness.

    Mineral King Ranger Station

    Mile 24 Mineral King Road
    Three Rivers, CA 93271

    nearby towns:
    Three Rivers
    Lemon Cove
    Sequoia National Park
    Silver City
    local links:

    Mineral King District Association
    P.O. Box 1004, Three Rivers, CA 93271

    Mineral King Preservation
    Fly Fishing Mineral King
    Mineral King Web Cam
    Mineral King Loop Hike
    Sawtooth Peak Climb
    Mineral King Topo Online
    Disney's Mineral King Ski Resort
    The Sierra Club Objected
    Mineral King News Blog
    Vicious Marmots @ Mineral King 2021

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