"Gateway to Sequoia" Three Rivers by chewy3326
Three Rivers Travel Guide: 20 reviews and 36 photos
Three Rivers is a dry, tiny town at the gateway to Sequoia National Park, consisting mainly of a few motels, two restaurants, a general store, and a post office. The location of the town isn't exactly convenient, either, and it's still a full hour's drive to Giant Forest in Sequoia National Park. But if you must base yourself outside the park, Three Rivers is the best place to stay. I spent a night at Three Rivers while getting between Giant Forest and Mineral King. In some areas of the town (which is stretched out along Generals Highway for about five-six miles) you can see Alta Peak, while in other areas you can Lake Kaweah. Summer is always hot here (About 90 degrees in June).
Crystal Cave is on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, about an hour and a half drive from Three Rivers. The cave is... more travel advice
Lake Kaweah,a reservoir, isn't too attractive, though it is close to Three Rivers. On a weekend, you'll find many people... more travel advice
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