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Giant Forest

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Forests
Traveler Description: Giant forest: is known as being the best sequoia grove of all, it contains at least 12 of the top 40 giant sequoias - that's 5 to 6 more than any... more »
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68 reviews 68 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Great trail through the park, with a slope, so you can really experience the height of the trees. Wonderful!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

It's amazing the see all of the beautiful large trees. A great sight to see and would recommend to anyone.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

The trees are awesome and the trails are great through the forest. However, the NP facilities are very outdated, worn, and filthy. The bathrooms are absolutely disgusting. I'm very disappointed that our park service has let the public down with a national treasure.

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Philadelphia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

If I had more time I would have spent it exploring more of the Giant Forest. Explore beyond the paved path on the additional hiking trails. These trees are amazing.

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The Giant Sequoias are such a majestic sight to behold! The forest is huge, you can walk for hours without encountering any humans, as soon as you walk slightly away from General Sherman (the largest tree on earth at this point). There are wild bears, wild deer, it's just one of the most magical places on earth!

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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We recently enjoyed a month long road trip around CA, NV, UT and AZ. We saw a lot of wonderful things, including the Grand Canyon, but now we are reflecting we have decided that the highlight if our trip was the Giant Forest - yes the Grand Canyon is vast and awe inspiring but the trees seem to be alive.... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Sequoia national park was one of my favourite places in California. Beautiful nature, astonishing sequoias. Truly breathtaking.

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Foster City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Must see and take lots of pictures. I can not imagine how gigantic the trees are and how sturdy they can be.

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Prague
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I made a hundreds pictures but I knew nobody will believe me the trees are so huge and big. When we have seen a first tree, we say "oh, beautiful". But it's nothing with comparation of Giant Forrest. Absolutely must see.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We took a fairly big detour to see these giants. It was worth it. They really are quite beautiful. Unfortunately we were pushed for time, I would have liked to have spent more time in the Sequoia National Park and also to have visited Kings Canyon but we had to push on.

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