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Trail of 100 Giants

Great Western Divide Hwy, Ponderosa, CA
+1 559-784-1500
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Amazing! Awesome! Incredible!

My family is from Colorado, and we love our mountains -- but we don't have anything like this... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Linda F
Lakewood, Colorado
Must see!

Amazing site. Ancient Sequoia trees. Easy paved trail. Not crowded the day we went. The kids loved... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Janneil E
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Great Western Divide Hwy, Ponderosa, CA
+1 559-784-1500
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My family is from Colorado, and we love our mountains -- but we don't have anything like this. Pictures certainly do not do these trees justice. You need to walk among the giants to truly appreciate them. This trail is easy and offers incredible sights...More

1  Thank Linda F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing site. Ancient Sequoia trees. Easy paved trail. Not crowded the day we went. The kids loved it!

Thank Janneil E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely stunning looking at these giant Sequoias. An easy and very relaxing hike, no inclines with a paved path which is clearly marked. My kids who are usually playing with their mobile devices had a blast running around, climbing fallen tree trunks and checking out...More

Thank Mojo C
Reviewed 28 October 2016

It's a bit off the main roads but certainly an enjoyable side trip. The easy paved path and trail markers take you very close to the giants and into the forest. When we visited they had been doing some clearing of the undergrowth and smaller...More

Thank ondbrink
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Be advised the drive to the Trail of 100 Giants is windy and no guard rails which made my wife quite nervous, just drive cautiously. For some reason all the parking areas were closed off due to renovations so we ended up parking on the...More

1  Thank Charlesvincent A
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This was worth the detour on our way to Anaheim from Utah. The trees are majestic - pictures don't do them justice. The trail is easy and can be done in an hour.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Trees that touch the sky. We love the Sequoia National Forest and this is always one of our favorite stops. These trees are amazing! It is awesome to imagine all of the history behind them. Five dollar parking across the street. An asphalt paved trail...More

Thank Bethanie A
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Barely into the grove you wil came upon perhaps the largest tree of them all. An asphalt paved trail is easy to negotiate and wheelchair accessible. If using a wheelchair, one of the electric jobs is preferable, as this can be a bit hilly. These...More

Thank Larry P
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We thought we'd make a trip up to this southern most grove of Sequoia's while staying in Bakersfield. Since we had our dog with us, we decided Sequoia NATIONAL FOREST was a better bet than Sequoia National Park (most NP's are pretty strict while most...More

Thank omegaprix
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

I didn't even know about this trail until we drove by half by chance, and almost didn't stop because it was a little late. But I'm so glad we did! I had previously seen sequoias at Toulumne Grove, and later at General Sherman and General...More

1  Thank ElinJanitz
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Will a car's GPS work on the way up there?
31 March 2015|
Response from Mary C |
I don't see why not. Your phone will not have reception, when you get really high up. There is a restaurant with wifi (I believe) in Ponderosa if you need to search for directions or maps on your phone.
How do you get to this trail in April when the road is closed?
5 February 2015|
Response from Mary C |
Snow Mobile, Snow Shoes, or wait until spring. Since we're in a drought, call Ponderosa Lodge or the Bed and Breakfast up there and ask how much snow there is. I've done that plenty of times, and then go eat lunch at their... More