Sequoia National Park
In August 2019 we drove our motorhome to Sequoia National Park and camped there for 4 nights.
We had to enter Sequoia National Park via the north entrance (because vehicles our size are not allowed through the southern entrance), making it a 5-hour drive from home. Since we don't like driving our motorhome more than a few hours per day, we stopped in Visalia for the night.
The next morning, we started hearing the sound of a rooster crowing in the distance, but since we couldn't see it, and it kinda' sounded like a sick rooster, we thought it was someone imitating a rooster, and said "Linda's version is much better." Then lo and behold, he stepped into view and slowly headed our way.
This was our 'patio' for our stay here. On the left is the 'bear locker,' where campers are instructed to store ANY items that a bear might be drawn to (and it includes toiletries, not just food). This is primarily for tent campers--they recommend you place all these items in the bear locker, not in your vehicle. The ranger told us on check-in, that even in our motorhome, any time we left it we should close all windows, all blinds, and all vents, even the vents on the roof!
We had planned to use our third day to visit the General Sherman tree and walk the Congress trail, but between the crowds for that outing that we witnessed while on the shuttle, and my poor feet (still hurting a bit from our day 1 hike), we decided to just chill at our lovely campsite enjoying the nature nearby. We watched this Golden-Mantled Ground Squirrel furiously digging-up and chowing-down on food he/she had previously squirreled away.