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Address: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Description: A forest with ancient sequoia trees.

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Great views of the sequoias! Lots of pleasant hiking trails in Sequoia; lots of driving in Kings Canyon. The visitor centers have great exhibits and are very educational. Can't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Page, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great views of the sequoias! Lots of pleasant hiking trails in Sequoia; lots of driving in Kings Canyon. The visitor centers have great exhibits and are very educational. Can't get bored looking at those incredible trees! Traffic and crowds were not bad at all for mid-June. Plan on at least one day in each park, but be careful when planning... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Just go there! Why not a stay in Three Rivers, a great little village on the way to the National Park.

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Cupertino, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Bus tours were very good and easy to use. Saw wildlife during short walks. Moro rock is a real climb, but ranger talk at the top made it worth it. Also enjoyed Tharps log.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Wow, size of the trees . this is a once in a lifetime awe. Dont forget your camera and your walking shoes

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

We were most interested in seeing the General Sherman tree, but we visited the Giant Forest afterwards, and have to say it was much more impressive. We felt like the trees there were even bigger than General Sherman (thought they say they're not), but maybe because there are so many together it just looks like one is bigger than the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

It is hard to write words to describe seeing the trees for the first time. When we first started to see the huge trees it was surreal. It was amazing to take a picture next to them and see how little a person is compared to these trees. A must see!

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Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

As we drove in and encountered our first view we were awe struck at the size and beauty. This was our first encounter but later went to Grant's Grove in Kings Canyon and Mariposa Grove in Yosemite. And Grant's Grove is much more magical and surreal to experience as you walk down among the gentle giants!

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Seattle area
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Do not miss this when in sequoia. We were awestruck with the magnitude of these trees. We are so glad we included sequoia on this trip. With the Mariposa grove shuttle in Yosemite closed we decided to come here.

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Hobart, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Being surrounded by these massive trees is almost overwhelming - it's like being in a cathedral. Whilst we expected big trees, the sheer size and volume of them is fantastic. The interpretative centre is worth visiting to explore the life cycle of the sequoias and of course, a walk through the forest is a must

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

These trees almost don't look real. They are just so big and fascinating. They've been around for hundreds of years and will be here long after we are gone. Could spend hours just hiking around enjoying nature.

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Address: Address: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

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