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Address: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Phone Number: +1 559-565-3341
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Inside Kings Canyon National Park is this grove of giant Sequoias.

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Largest Living Thing

Parking in summer is a hike away, in winter, there is parking just downhill from the tree along the General's Highway. General Sherman is not the oldest tree in the park, but it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Laguna Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Parking in summer is a hike away, in winter, there is parking just downhill from the tree along the General's Highway. General Sherman is not the oldest tree in the park, but it is the largest living organism on the earth.. awesome.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have reached Grant Grove, you must drive down and see the General Grant tree. It is the 3rd largest by volume. but also, the area surrounding it is beautiful! The walk from the car is only about 5-6 minutes, so it is easy for everyone. Beside General Grant, you can walk through a fallen tree. Take 30-60 minutes... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The General Grant tree - the third largest tree in the world by volume - has been dubbed the nation's Christmas tree and is surrounded by several equally impressive neighboring giants.

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Arlington, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Kind of a mixed stop. Definitely go, but when we went, the visitor's center was closed, the shop was small and kind of empty. At least go see General Grant tree.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

There is nothing like the majesty of the Sequoias! We spent a good hour meandering the trail to and from General Grant. My wife wanted to HUG a sequoia, so she did and she was amazed. "It's so soft" she said. The grandeur is beyond belief.

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Thank Norm H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

When visiting Sequoia National Park, to ensure that you are seeing the greatest concentration of giant sequoia trees...be sure to take the General Grant Grove Trail. Not only is the General Grant tree a huge behemoth to behold...it's actually the largest giant sequoia tree in the world...but there are many, many more sequoia trees located all along the trail. And... More 

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Access to this tree is for the disabled (lower parking lot) and all others in the upper parking lot. The lower parking provides an easy route to see the Grant Tree and all others. It is worth it so see the only living Natural Shrine in all its majesty.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Amazing. This is definitely a must see. The trees are so beautiful, colorful, and majestic. A nice easy walk among the giants. Don't miss it.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We got up at dawn and had the Grant Grove all to ourselves, not another person to be seen. Beautiful walks through well maintained paths through tree groves and around a meadow. We came across a young black bear foraging for grubs and delicately eating wild berries.

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Thank Storm S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Sure, General Sherman is bigger, but Grant does more and does it far better. It's a shorter, flatter hike. There's a cool cabin and a fallen monarch you can WALK THROUGH nearby, and there's stuff for the kids to enjoy/fall down on. What more do I need to say?!

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