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Giant Forest

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
+1 559-565-3341
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Great Hike 2.5 mi. Lots of up & down

I'm an overweight, middle aged mom & teacher who lives at sea level. I still loved this hike... read more

Reviewed today
Seminole, Florida
The experience of a lifetime...

The Sequoia trees are the most beautiful and breathtaking trees you'll ever see! We were in awe... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Vimari K
Dallas, Texas
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A forest with ancient sequoia trees.
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
+1 559-565-3341
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Reviewed today

I'm an overweight, middle aged mom & teacher who lives at sea level. I still loved this hike though it took me about 2.5 hours due to the altitude and steep hills. It is paved almost all the way which is great. The trees are...More

Thank linochat
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Sequoia trees are the most beautiful and breathtaking trees you'll ever see! We were in awe and couldn't stop admiring them. They have a delicious scent and the most beautiful trunk. We also visited The Giants Museum and it was very interesting and very...More

Thank Vimari K
Reviewed 6 days ago

An exquisite spot that fills you with a sense of awe at the grandeur of trees and gratitude for their conservation. Every American should visit to appreciate the beauty and power of this ancient alifornia gem(and non-Americans are eagerly encouraged)!

Thank Miriyam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a must see if you love nature and trees! Just the sheer size of the trees is unimaginable if you've never seen them.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Giant Forest encompasses about 3 square miles of forest with some of the best examples of Sequoias in the park. The General Sherman Tree is a part of this forest as is the amazing beautiful and peaceful Congress Trail. If you have time to...More

2  Thank Rodney B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing to walk among these giants. I've learned so much about protecting our natural resources, I'm grateful they are still here for my children and I to see and touch, and I learned how a few (John Muir...) realized and spoke up over a century...More

1  Thank livetodaycjcajlja
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family gasped loudly and our jaws dropped when we came around the corner and caught our first glimpse of the giant trees! Even though the area around General Sherman was crowded, we were glad that we visited there and stopped at the visitor's center....More

1  Thank clemmy33
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice to do a little walk around and see how small we actually are in this world. the Congress trail and Bear hill trail are nice little trails you can easily do without to much other tourists walking around

Thank Marloes1011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Giant forest is one of the largest sequoia groves in the world and home to the General Sherman Tree - the largest tree by volume in the world. I parked in the Sherman tree main parking area and walked the 1/2 mile trail down to...More

4  Thank Jeremy044
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lot to see. General Sherman Tree, Congress trail to see the named Sequoia's. Well run park, efficient free shuttle.

Thank Robert B
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7 June 2017|
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Response from andyhg | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we stayed at Wuksachi Lodge, but there seemed to be plenty of camping around. I would think calling the ranger station might be able to help you.