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General Grant Tree Trail

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Address: Grant Tree Road, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA 93628
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Activities: Cross-country skiing, Snow-shoeing

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well worth the trip there nice trail and rest area and bathrooms great collection of trees and history

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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orange county, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

well worth the trip there nice trail and rest area and bathrooms great collection of trees and history

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

It's an easy hike (we strolled), and the every sequoia is gorgeous along the way. We loved the fun facts and educational elements throughout the path. Lots of photo opportunities.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Even if there is a crowd here, there is an awe and hush about the crowd... People quietly walk and contemplate the incredible trees that have stood watch here for centuries. It is a surreal and peaceful experience to wander through these forests. No words describe how amazing the sequoia groves are and must be experienced in person. I have... More 

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Fresno, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

I can't say enough amazing things about this trail. The trails are well groomed and making walking the trails pure enjoyment. You can also venture off into some areas that not to commonly explored. We found some cool stone stairs, an interesting hole in a tree that you could climb in, and a few beautiful flowers. I love this place... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This is a relatively short & very easy walk. It is amazing to see the size of the sequoias and to realize how long they have been growing there.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

You have to see this Tree. You get humbled looking at it. The second biggest tree in the Park. Over 265 ft tall, 40 ft around and 1700yrs old. The 2nd oldest in the world. Totally unbelievable. Im still thinking about them.

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Odense, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Its a nice tree, but man there is a lot of tourists there! Wait untill the tourist busses leave and then go for the walk.

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Canton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

A very beautiful and humbling experience. Unbelievable until you ho and see this forest. Didn't realize trees of this size exsisted. Proud that our forefathers had the foresite to protect this site

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Livingston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Surrounding the trail leading to General Grant are huge sequoias in their own rights. The trail is easy to walk although at over 6000 feet altitude it is easy to get winded. The only disappointment was the fallen monarch tree, and that was just because of the hordes of people wanting pictures.

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Sevierville, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The trail is easy to navigate and not too steep up or down. The giant trees, Especially the Grant Tree is the most amazing thing. It is huge. There is also a fallen redwood that you can walk through like a tunnel. It's fairly short and the parking lot has plenty of spaces with a bathroom nearby. Take your camera.

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