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“At least try to make it to Heather Lake.”

Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We were feeling ambitious. We wanted to make a day hike to Pear Lake. About 2 miles into our hike, snow covered the trail. So, we could not take the planned route by the Watchtower Trail. Instead, we loosely followed the trail blazes mounted on trees along the Hump Route. There was a lot of snow but we felt comfortable because of the many blazes that made it easy to find our way. Unfortunately, the snow slowed us quite a bit so we only made it to Heather Lake which was still covered by snow. Around the edges of the lake, the blue glow of the lake was simply stunning. This was the perfect spot to enjoy the remote quiet and beauty of Sequoia National Park. I understand that this is normally a very popular trail, but we only saw four other hikers.

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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This was so beautiful! Words can never describe the serenity you feel while driving with the forest with giant trees. I wanted to go to the museum they had but it was so busy there wasn't any parking ( we happened to go on free national park day) we parked at Wolverton (route 4) and got shuttles to General Sherman,one of the oldest sequoias.
I plan on coming back when we have more time to do more of the hiking trails they had there and when it is not so busy...

2  Thank Evie B
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

What a place! We saw one of the largest trees in the world (General Sherman), climbed up to the top of Moro Rock, drove through the tunnel log, and simply enjoyed being surrounded by absolutely breathtaking scenery. One main word of caution: If you are prone to motion sickness, take some medicine first. The roads are very twisty and turny throughout.

5  Thank femaleboxer
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

I love this trail! I've hiked it a couple times to Pear Lake! Beautiful lakes along the way. I love how you start out surrounded by beautiful trees and then end up above the tree line with gorgeous granite mtns.

Remember, leave no trace! Do NOT write or carve on rocks, do not litter and do not feed wildlife! Pick up pet feces & throw way in trash, bury human feces & completely put out campfires. Preserve nature!

5  Thank Backpacker_0905
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

We went about 2 miles up the Twin Lakes Trail from the end of the Wuksachi Lodge road. The trail is a bit of up and down, across beautiful creeks, in the dense forest, a bit in open areas, near massive granite outcrops. Wish we'd had time to go farther.

4  Thank Kathy984
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