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One of the most beautiful places in the States. Pictures do not do it any justice. Get out and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brian D
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Asheville, North Carolina
Beautiful hike 100% worth the day commitment

9/8/2018 Wolverton Lot --> up via Watchtower Overpass --> Heather Lake > Emerald > Pear... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Chen-Ching W
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I have hiked on this trail twice, the last time, staying overnight at Pear Lake. It's a great hike. But if you are not in shape, then don't try it. It's a little tough. Uneven rocks on trail, consistent elevation climb, etc. ****PLEASE OBEY THE...More

7  Thank Backpacker_0905
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

If you're not in a good shape, don't have an entire day, or don't intend to do a serious hiking, don't take the lake trails. There are many shorter, easier and paved trails in the Giant Forest area that are more enjoyable instead of challenging....More

8  Thank nanayu
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful places in the States. Pictures do not do it any justice. Get out and visit!

1  Thank Brian D
Reviewed 10 September 2018

9/8/2018 Wolverton Lot --> up via Watchtower Overpass --> Heather Lake > Emerald > Pear --> backdown via Hump Trail --> Wolverton Lot Description of hike: The trail head begins at Wolverton Lot where you can park your car right next to the trailhead which...More

4  Thank Chen-Ching W
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This hike starts at the Wolveton Trail Head at 7,200 feet above seal level and turns left onto the Lakes Trail after 1.8 miles, rising another 2.8 miles up to 9,270 feet at Heather Lake, the first of 3 lakes. The last mile up to...More

4  Thank AustinWhitewater
Reviewed 15 August 2018

What to say about this park. It has everything. But if we have to say something it would be about this trail to the lakes. We were at the end of the season. It was quiet and very very beautiful. If around we will do...More

Thank globetrotter1311
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This trail is awesome. Especially as an overnight hike. Take the hike past the watchtower for the most amazing, but very scary, views.

Thank Clips S
Reviewed 9 July 2018

If you're not in a good shape, don't have an entire day, or don't intend to do a serious hiking, don't take the lake trails. There are many shorter, easier and paved trails in the Giant Forest area that are more enjoyable instead of challenging....More

8  Thank nanayu
Reviewed 4 March 2018

It was awesome day's event! We drove from San Diego. We reached in the evening. Hotels close to the park are expensive. So we chose a place a little further away, at a reasonable price. Next morning we drove to Sequoia National Park. It was...More

1  Thank sanjoy435
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The scenery is spectacular, along winding roads, with each corner producing stunning sights. The views and vistas are simply mind blowing, and the slight drop in altitude to go into the redwood forest is indication that there is another visual feast on its way, the...More

4  Thank snerd45
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

The scenery was spectacular! We were able to hike with our 6 and 8 year olds without a problem. I wish we had allotted 2 days to see more of this park.

Thank zmplant
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Camping, hiking, visiting biggest trees on earth. There are so many things to do, see, enjoying for family and friends. This is one of the best camp sites in the US. Booking needs to be done months in advanced. There are convenience store on site...More

1  Thank Danhoang
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