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Address: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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An 249.9 foot ancient tree believed to be between 2,300 and 2,700 years...

An 249.9 foot ancient tree believed to be between 2,300 and 2,700 years old.

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Not just for Summer!

The Sherman Tree and Sequoia are a wonderful place to be in winter. Consider going in the "off" season, few people, more peace.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Ed B
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Laguna Beach
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Laguna Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Sherman Tree and Sequoia are a wonderful place to be in winter. Consider going in the "off" season, few people, more peace.

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East Coast, US
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The trail to the tree isn't too long, and you get a glimpse of it before you are really 'there.' It's mind-blowing. That something that huge and that old can still be standing! Fun to take turns taking group pictures with all the other families there.

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Thank SonLuvr
Gladstone, Australia
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67 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Easy gentle walk to tree through stunning forest. As it was summer break there were lots of people around but it still felt like you were alone on the walks. This tree has to be seen. It is an incredible feat of nature! If only it could talk as being so old I am sure it would tell a lot... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

This should be one of the wonders of the world. The biggest tree in the world is a site to see. While granted the surrounding trees are also just a breathtaking, it makes you realize that these tree even with the drought in CA are tough and deserve the be preserved as best as they can. Be prepared though for... More 

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Silverdale, Washington
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135 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

October 10, 2016. It was so dry up there....sad that California is a tinder box. Very busy on our visit but always great to see all these monster trees up close. An amazing site and it was a great opportunity to allow our daughter to see these for the first time! As always, visit early or later in the day... More 

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Rolling Hills Estates, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

As most have said - it is majestic and awe-inspiring...and plenty of others will thing so too. There was a line to take photos, a little put off by that, but you can still appreciate the beauty and power of nature if you tune everyone out!

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Driving from Yosemite, we entered Sequoia by the North entrance on Hwy180 from Fresno. The Ranger took a good look at the length of our RV and said the thought we'd be ok to drive the road to Three Rivers. As we'd already stopped a few times and had difficult drive ahead we decided not to detour to General Grant... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Big and beautiful Sequoia trees had impressed us ever since we entered the national park, some were even so close as we drove by. It was snowing heavily as we arrived and parked at the small parking lot at Generals Highway (apparently it was the accessible parking & shuttle drop site which was allowed for all during Winter only, otherwise... More 

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Kearns, Utah
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Some of the biggest trees in the World are here. Your car will look like a pee next to these giants. You have no concept of the size until you are standing there. This park is the less visited which makes for a pleasant and peaceful visit. A must see on your to do list.

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52 reviews
42 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

I think this is the main thing to see in the whole park. Any sequoias are pretty impressive as soon as you get deeper in the park, but this giant is unforgettable. You get to the Gian Forest, leave you car and walk for like 15 minutes between other trees. You can't get close to the General and tough it,... More 

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