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Giant Forest

Address: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Forests, Outdoors
Owner description: A forest with ancient sequoia trees.
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Type: Forests, Outdoors
Owner description: A forest with ancient sequoia trees.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

These trees are massive and you will be amazed. The spring is a great time to visit but if you don't mind the snow, try visiting in the winter and you will have the whole forest to yourself!

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Westfield
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Really enjoyed my time in the Giant Forest. It is pretty much the coolest thing I have ever seen in my entire life. I would like to return at a different time of the year to see how things change. Seeing and touching the giant trees is truly mind blowing. if you haven't seen them.. then save some money and... More 

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Coto de Caza, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Liked everything--had no idea what to expect and was pleasantly surprised by it all. Also, liked that there were restroom facilities at so many locations where you would park and/or hike.

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Orlando, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I came here during the Winter. This place was just amazingly beautiful and there was not too many people around. Of course you have limited access due to the snow and ice, but it was very worthy. I can't wait to come back.

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Santa Barbara
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Saw the General Grant & General Sherman trees. Truly spectacular. The Sequoias are not to be missed.

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Yucca Valley, California
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136 reviews 136 reviews
12 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

I was just here with family today. It was a bit chilly about 40 degrees but was well worth the winding road up on highway 198. It was much easier taking hwy 180 west out of this area.

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Amazing scenery. Amazing trees! One wonders what it must have been like to come across these giants many years as explorers.

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Redondo Beach, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Super easy "hike". Not really a hike as it is a flat trail. But looking up and around you at all the sequoia trees was pretty amazing.

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Jonestown, PA
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114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

There are giant trees all around you here, but the walk around the meadow across from the museum is absolutely not to be missed!!!!! Try it! you'll see what I mean! It's not a long walk, either - perhaps 30-40 minutes and it's also not hilly.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

This place is phenomenal. It's is such a beautiful, magestic place. I highly recommend a trip to this amazing place!

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