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Address: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Phone Number: +1 559-565-3341
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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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The Biggest Tree in the world

Worth to see the biggest tree. The trail is designed very well. A lot of places give you the different view of the tree. Actually there are many big trees around and you can't... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
PhilipandDaniel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Worth to see the biggest tree. The trail is designed very well. A lot of places give you the different view of the tree. Actually there are many big trees around and you can't tell who is bigger.

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Thank PhilipandDaniel
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Who could pass up the opportunity to visit the 'Largest Tree in the World'? A steady climb down from the parking area through a wonderful grove with informative signs along the way, leads the to the base of the tree itself. It is amazing to stand at the base. The sheer scale is worth it. The climb back up to... More 

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Thank Jon W
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

That was a thing! Although those trees are not so big as they appear on pictures, still most def thing to see if you are there!

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Thank Jagoda R
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54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've always seen pictures of the General Sherman Tree and wanted to see it in person. To finally see it was just amazing. The drive in and out of the park was beautiful. And the walking paths they have in this park are really nice. I would love the opportunity to go back again one day.

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Thank SteveO82
Scotland
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49 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as part of a road trip - along with the giant forest and Yosemite. Worth an hour when your in the road. Relaxing and humbling at natures beauty. Watch our forschool trips

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Thank joandjohnb
Pleasanton, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the top attractions because it's the biggest tree by volume in the park, so it gets crowded. Here are a couple things to help you plan you visit. When you drive along the main highway, you'll see a tiny parking lot right there and it's always full. Don't bother waiting there - just follow the sign... More 

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Thank heckfy
United States
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is by far the top place to see in the forest. You park about 1/2 mile away and walk down a trail to see this amazing tree.

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Thank Adriane W
Ireland
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77 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely a must do when in the parks,lovely walk through the forest passing other impressive sequoias. The general sherman is such an impressive sight to see, I would highly recommend.

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Thank sallyannsligo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a light snow fall our second night at the Lodge. Waking up to the snow was a real treat for our young family members.

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Thank Cliff D
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The trail was quite a hike, but the benches available were a god-send. I have knee issues, but I was able to do the entire trail. It was so worth the effort. The tree itself was a wonder!

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