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Better in the Spring Time!

So normally in the beginning of January, this meadow is filled with snow. Because of the lack of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Timothy Y
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Redwood City, California
via mobile
so cool

I actually got out of the car and let my 16 year old drive thru- people stop and take pictures... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
951ladonnag
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La Habra Heights
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Easy hiking trail that takes you past the Chimney Tree and Tharp's Log.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“chimney tree” (11 reviews)
“tunnel log” (17 reviews)
“easy hike” (13 reviews)
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So normally in the beginning of January, this meadow is filled with snow. Because of the lack of snow, there was just brown grass in Crescent Meadow. I imagine it really beautiful in the spring with the flowers. We did the 1.8 mile hike around....More

Thank Timothy Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I actually got out of the car and let my 16 year old drive thru- people stop and take pictures there is always someone to take a picture of your group

Thank 951ladonnag
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

There are a number of attractions to see along this loop drive. The tunnel log, the retired drive on top of a log (rotted but still there to see) and if you hike the Crescent Trail Meadows you will find the Thorp Log home. A...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

When I chose to accompany my friend on her trip to America, the main thing I wanted was to see a bear and thanks to recommendations from the staff at John Muir Lodge, I achieved that goal by heading to Crescent Meadow! Utterly incredible to...More

Thank abichloe1990
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Crescent Meadow loop starts with the wonderful drive to it and then the easy hiking around once you reach. Most of the short trails are about 2 miles round trip and mostly flat. This is the starting point for other hikes and you can actually...More

1  Thank G-Whz
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I am sure the Crescent Meadow is beautiful when it's in bloom, but we were there in September so no colorful flowers. However, it is a nice, easy walk and you are rewarded with Tharp's Cabin, along the way. Hale Tharp lived in this fallen...More

Thank ThomasTCat
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Take some bug spray or spray yourself ahead of time before adventuring on this hike. This is an easy hike and we took the loop to Tharp’s Log which is a really cool house made out of a hollow log.

Thank Sylvia C
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is a really pretty short drive through the forest, ending at a beautiful meadow. Along the way you will pass the parking area for Moro Rock, which is a ¼ mile climb. You will also come to the Tunnel Log, where a Sequoia fell...More

Thank gypsyuno
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful drive that I would rate as a must see. Lots of big trees. This road passes by Moro Rock with its 1/4 mile staircase to the top, Tunnel Log and Crescent Meadow. There's ample photo opportunities.

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

The hike is an easy 1 or 2 mile loop depending on your choice. The meadow is more of a marsh surrounded by forest. The cattleman's "house" in a part of the fallen tree was interesting. It's also amazing how the sequoias show their scars...More

Thank Kim C
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Stacie Y
1 October 2017|
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Response from Steven H | Reviewed this property |
It is a drive and you could do it in less than an hour if you keep moving. The hiking trails are at several locations off the road. Should be a good time to be there.
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