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Address: Hwy 198, Giant Forest, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Lots of interesting and informative stuff to help understand the history of the area. Rangers and staff were very friendly and helpful too.

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

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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California
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
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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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This museum (national park info center) has all kinds of information about why the giant trees are only here, how they compare to other trees, and lots of hands on stuff for kids and adults. Very nicely done.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

It'll only take you 20 - 30 minutes and it's very inter for adults and kids ...follow your visit with a walk around Big Tree Trail which circles Round Meadow. It's paved and only 1.5 miles and in addition to some gorgeous trees... we saw 3 marmots and 2 bears!

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

There's some good information in here which should answer many of your questions on the giant sequoias. If not, the folks here are eager to answer you.

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Address: 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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