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Great trees and Marmots

We did this easy, flat 2 mi. trail on 8/30/18. The trees are impressive and we saw 5 yellow bellied... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Peter K
Hurricane, Utah
Perfect Short Hike

This approx. 1 mile trail that starts out back of the Giant Forest Museum is fantastic. This was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brooklyn, New York
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Hwy 198, Sequoia National Park, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Reviewed yesterday

We did this easy, flat 2 mi. trail on 8/30/18. The trees are impressive and we saw 5 yellow bellied marmots on the large rocks just off the trail. You can easily walk to this trail from the Big trees museum. There are pit toilets...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This approx. 1 mile trail that starts out back of the Giant Forest Museum is fantastic. This was our first stop and we loved it. It was very very quiet in the morning when we were there at about 9 a.m. Maybe everybody passes this...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a short hike of about an hour and you can literally see hundreds of huge sequoia trees. Do not miss

Thank Nami T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Big Trees Trail is a loop around a meadow that has numerous sequoias all around it. I didn't count them, but there had to be 40-50 of them in close proximity of the trail. There is a fallen giant, which my daughter climbed on...More

Thank Frank D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fell in love with this place and these trees in 2012 - Sequoia served as the inspiration for the origin of my novel. It was wonderful to be back amongst them. They never fail to connect to the spirit and to astound with their size....More

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Big trees trail is the easiest trail of the national park. It is accessible right next to the museum. Though it is easy, the scenary is very beautiful.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 4 August 2018

After a visit to the noisy and crowded General Sherman Tree, the stop on our way out of the park at Big Trees Trail was a welcome change. A beautiful meadow is surrounded by giant sequoias. A nice paved trail loops around the meadow, with...More

Thank Diane G
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Wow, walking the Big Trees Trail at Sequoia National Park we encountered a few bears, cubs, and ... these freaking big sequoia's... . It is a must do!!

Thank Rick O
Reviewed 9 July 2018

A very lovely meadow and walk. Went in the early evening and saw families of Marmots with one yipping at the top of its voice throughout. Deer showed up at the end of the hike. Plenty of opportunity to take pictures next to giant Sequoias.

Thank DPLosAngeles
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This trail is easy and fit all ages. It even has a board walk that's for the handicaps. The trail is a loop that circles a meadow of big trees. It took me and my groups about 2hr to finish it but we stopped very...More

Thank Janice C
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