5 Swimming Holes in Sequoia National Park | Los Adventures | In the Giant Sequoia National Monument, there’s an epic natural water slide. Part of the Alder Creek flows over a giant, but smooth granite slab. The rushing water has carved turns, twists and swimming holes into the rock creating an almost perfect natural water slide. While you can ride the slide bare belly or backside, we find going head-first on a river tube is best.
Sequoia National Park. You can backpack to camp here ($15 wilderness permit required; purchase at Mineral King Ranger Station), camp at nearby Cold Springs or Atwell Mill campgrounds, or stay at the rustic cabins of Silver City Mountain Resort on Mineral King Road.
15 Tips for Exploring Sequoia National Park by Car
Yosemite National Park can be hot and busy in the summer. This 3-day itinerary will help you avoid the crowds and make the most of your stay. It includes quiet hikes and beautiful attractions like this waterfall Vernal Falls.: