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Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park

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Address: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Phone Number: 559 565 3766
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Twin Lakes Trail Backpacking

We stayed at the Lodgepole campground for the first night then hiked up the grueling seven mile trail to Twin Lakes, which is mostly uphill, with our 35 pound backpacks. That was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We stayed at the Lodgepole campground for the first night then hiked up the grueling seven mile trail to Twin Lakes, which is mostly uphill, with our 35 pound backpacks. That was our first mistake. Next time our packs will be much lighter. We took extra food because we knew we were only planning on camping at Twin Lakes for... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Visited here on July 13th. The area is absolutely beautiful. We didn't hike, but we stopped and took lots of pictures. We got started late, like 4pm in the afternoon so had to rush through. Entered park on HWY198 from the southwest and left via HWY 180 to the northwest. We looped past "General Sherman" the largest living organism in... More 

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San Diego, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We went early on a Tuesday and didn't get any traffic going in the park. We did some hiking and saw some beautiful trees. just gorgeous.

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This park is HUGE! We loved visiting the "giants." The tree called "The President" was a favorite. There is a bench in front of it that leans back. You can gaze up and enjoy the huge Sequoias.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I absolutely loved Sequoia National Park. No photo could do justice to the ancient trees. You just don't get the true impression of the size of these mammoths. I wish we had more time to do some hiking but we were able to stop at several spots along our drive through the park. The trees that have been named and... More 

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Santa Clara, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Well kept park. Built a retaining wall which really keeps you feeling safe as you drive around the Mountain roads.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This park was amazing! Great trails and beautiful scenery. I was only able to spend one day in the park. Now that I know what's there I will be back for an extended stay.

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Concordia, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My family and I went to Sequoia National Park, through the south entrance. Because we had an RV that was 25 feet, we were instructed not to take it into the park and instead take the shuttle from a spot where we could park the RV. It was free so we thought it was a good idea. We were wrong.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Tata (67), Nana (61) and the grandkids 17 and 11, did the trail on day 5 of a 7 day stay at Lodgepole campground last week. Took 3 hrs. 10 min to get to heather Lake, where the 11 YO and Nana stopped while Tata and the 17 YO went on to Emerald another mile; The Lake water was cold... More 

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Chaska, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you want to see the great Giants, you won't be disappointed. Plan on spending at least an entire day in the park if you are not camping there. With so many places to stop and explore, you may never get to everything! It does get cool when you get to the higher elevations, so bring a jacket if you... More 

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Address: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Phone Number: 559 565 3766
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

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