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Giant Forest

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

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hollywood, california
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92 reviews 92 reviews
31 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This is what got me back into hiking years ago. Walking through this beautiful forest...moving a little off the trail to find a private spot to have lunch, read a book...just kick back. Really special...you have to see these wonderful trees!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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100 reviews 100 reviews
24 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

You won't see so many of the largest trees in the world anywhere else. Great time to go - not crowded. Wait until the the snow is gone.

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Itajai, SC
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Beautiful place. The up of road is not easy, you need time. See that trees was amazing. The biggest living being in front of you that's nice!

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Budapest, Hungary
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

It is a thrill that you walk among trees were little ones when Jesus born. Just think about the history. Both national parks Sequoia and Kings Canyon are well organized and tourist friendly. We met some road works that time but all staff was helpful.

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Tulare, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The rangers were eaily available to ask questions/take pictures, and were friendly but weren't pushy about talking with guests. The path was easy to navigate and paved. The markers were informative and interesting.

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Morgantown
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Our family visited this breathtakingly, beautiful place in December, and fell in love. It's been a dream/bucket list item for me to hug one of these beautiful giants. Not only was the drive up beautiful, but with each turn, we got more and more excited. The sight of the first Sequoia brought on such joy....simply indescribable! The experience was surreal,... More 

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Dallas
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287 reviews 287 reviews
103 attraction reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Nice area for a walk. Went in the winter and it was beautiful. Would like to go back in the summer. Don't let the winter keep you from coming.

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Adelaide, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We visited in December with the intention of driving the 198 from the South via Three Rivers up to the 180 at King's Canyon. Unfortunately, the road was closed north of the Wuksachi Lodge. Snow chains had to be used even before we got to the Giant Forest Museum, which made for slow going. Despite that, it was absolutely beautiful.... More 

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Shelton, Washington
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116 reviews 116 reviews
26 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It is hard to get enough of these huge giants. Whats not to love about a beautiful fall morning spent among these beauties? The only thing that could top it is spending a lifetime watching them grow.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The Sequoia giants always amaze us, they are very majestic. In the surrounding areas are all kinds of pine trees, making the forest look very green and healthy. During our visit, the forest had snow and it also gave us snow showers which thrilled us.

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