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Address: Hwy 198, Giant Forest, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Lot of good info. The gentleman at the register was full of knowledge! Learned the huge pine cones are from sugar pine trees not the sequoias. Who would have thought???

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Lot of good info. The gentleman at the register was full of knowledge! Learned the huge pine cones are from sugar pine trees not the sequoias. Who would have thought???

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This museum is kind of small and has basic information about sequoias and the Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park. I think the exhibits are aimed at children. I learned a few things, but not very much. There is a small gift shop in the Museum. I think the gift shop at Lodgepole has a bigger selection. The woman working in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great place ,and the Sentenal Tree! Nice air conditioned museum that is a great place to take a break. Gives you much more insite on all the big beautiful trees that you are seeing around you!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Lots of interesting and informative stuff to help understand the history of the area. Rangers and staff were very friendly and helpful too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Went here hoping to get a detailed map and some suggestions since we only had a few hours to visit. No luck, no one offered a map and the employee who took my questions seemed to have more of a spiritual, private relationship with the park kind of attitude than an enthusiastic sharer attitude. At the Foothills Visitor Center I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The small museum is very informative and the layout is simple and logical (in a good way). The museum conveys difficult information in an easy to understand way. Even my very small children was excited by it. There is also a small gift shop on site.

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Fowler, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This museum was near the free shuttle rides and it was quite small but very informative. It was mostly about the sequoias which isn't boring, but after a while I just needed to walk around and see the trees fr myself.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The rangers are knowledgable and informative. I had been feeling slightly disappointed because it was so different than the Giant Redwood forest but one of the rangers explained to me that the Sequoia sprout from a seed smaller than a bell pepper seed (and showed an example) and they do not compete well. Also, people had been stopping the small... More 

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Chino, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Nice Museum....Has daily posting of wildlife in the area...in case your looking.. Time the time to reading the bits of information...interesting!

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De Soto, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This is a nice stop when visiting the Giant forest. It is at the start of the road up to Moro Rock and Crescent meadow. They have nice visual displays, a small gift shop and a ranger. The shuttle stops in front of it.

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Address: Hwy 198, Giant Forest, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

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