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Address: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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A forest with ancient sequoia trees.

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If you like big trees, this is the place

Hired snowshoes and went walking in the forest. Saw lots of birds and no people! Beautiful trees, some suffering unfortunately from previous wildfires, drought and bark beetle but... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hired snowshoes and went walking in the forest. Saw lots of birds and no people! Beautiful trees, some suffering unfortunately from previous wildfires, drought and bark beetle but fantastic none the less.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to take the kids if ya'll enjoy trees and nature. We enjoyed our visit here walking and sightseeing.

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1 Thank Dolores L
Gladstone, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely stunning trees! So beautiful and gigantic! Feel like you are back in the prehistoric period. Must see!

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Kearns, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

You have no concept of how big these trees are. It is hard to even image that these trees can get so big. They have stood here forever. Image all the centuries they have survived and witnessed. Image who stood at the foot of these giants. To be here is to be in awe.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

This is a wonderful forest to wander through, termed the "Giant Forest" by John Muir back in the day. Stately and gorgeous Sequoias on trails surrounding meadows!

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Thank bekachka
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We went on december 27th. We wanted to go to sequoia national park and drive through to Kings Canyon. This was not possible because the road was closed. We recommend going early in the morning. There are no long waiting lines to enter the park or on the mountain. You need to have chains with you. Buy or rent them.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We drove in at night, but even then, having the headlights shine on the enormous trunks really built our excitement for going back the next day. It's so beautiful and incredible. Highly suggest the big trees trail as well as General Sherman Tree. Both easy with young children. Our daughter is seven months.

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3 Thank Reingding13
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

What can I say...these trees are huge! Definitely a must see in Sequoia NP. If you like solitude late fall/winter is a great time to be here, especially a few weeks before Christmas. We felt like we had the place to ourselves which says a lot if you have been here in the summer.

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Thank Curt C
Midland, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This is a once in a lifetime experience. Until you see these trees you have no concept of large. These are the largest trees in the world. If you're entering via the north entrance through kings canyon, stop at Grant Grove. This was my favorite part of all, better than general sherman. It felt like a magical forest and lots... More 

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Laguna Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

There is no way to think about the office, when you are surrounded by these giants 2,000 and more years old. Winter services and accommodations are sparse, but the peace and beauty of an off season visit are worth it.

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