2″ x 3″ Button Magnet
Automobile access to General Grant National Park advanced the idea of building a highway into Kings River Canyon. The rough terrain, however, brought attempts to a halt by 1915. Efforts to designate the area as a national park were also fraught with arduous obstacles. Barriers lifted when the road became a public works project during the depression. As the scenic byway came into existence, so did Kings Canyon National Park of which General Grant became a part of.