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Address: Generals Hyway, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA

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nice short walk

It's a very easy and paved walk with many big trees (even trees with wholes to go inside) and many animals to see. It will take you about 45 minutes. I think it's good for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Linz, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

It's a very easy and paved walk with many big trees (even trees with wholes to go inside) and many animals to see. It will take you about 45 minutes. I think it's good for families with children but I wouldnt recommend it to people who like hiking.. because it's really a walking and not a hiking trail

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Enjoy a great trail hike to see Mother Natures beauty. So many beautiful teees and lovely scenery.The outher tourists are a bit thick but take your time and enjoy.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Walked this trail with a 8 year old, 6 year old and 3 year old as well as a grandmother that is not very active. Nice paved trail with AMAZING views. Absolutely worth the time. Noticed very few people on the trail as opposed to the throng at the Sherman Tree. If you have only 1 opportunity to hike, do... More 

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Troy, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

There were a few really big trees and a few impressive giant tree groups on the trail. The trail passes by General Sherman Tree, but there are few people on it, so it's a nice walk in the forest away from the crowds.

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McLean, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

See the giant Sequoia trees in a peaceful and quiet setting. Beautiful experience. Trail is well kept and mostly flat, an easy hike for most.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is right off the General Sherman trail. The path to the Sherman tree was packed and we stopped by that (it's obligatory). We decided to venture off and view the congress trail. So glad we did. Wow. None of the crowd from Sherman were there and there was quiet and serenity there. We brought a picnic and ate it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Don't miss out! Enjoy the sites. Take your time and explore. Wild life are out now. We were able to see a couple of bears from a safe distance. Enjoyable day!

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

This hike is a workout as it goes up and along the sides of the mountains. It is paved and visits beautiful and enormous Sequoia Groves. We hiked it with our 2 boys (8,10) who had no problems. If you park at the General Sherman parking lot, you will come downhill to the start of the trail at the General... More 

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Salisbury, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Take a very early morning walk along Congress Trail to avoid the crowds. It was fantastic. We saw scores of huge redwood trees here and lots of wildlife...deer, chipmonks, and wood peckers. This is an easy to moderate difficulty trail and should not be missed....It was a 3 mile hike ,but well worth the effort.

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Silverado, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This is a beautiful, easy trail, which is mostly paved. It is surrounded by amazing named individual and grouped trees, such as the President, Senate, House, etc. Even after having seen them once before, they still take my breath away. After continuing beyond the paved portion, we've rarely seen another person, so it is completely still and feels as if... More 

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Address: Generals Hyway, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

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