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Address: Sequoia National Park, Three Rivers, CA
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Take the time to take this easy hike

I fell in love with this hike because no one was there and the view was spectacular. We saw some cool wildlife and the falls were great!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I fell in love with this hike because no one was there and the view was spectacular. We saw some cool wildlife and the falls were great!

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

My friends and I visited Tokopah falls during winter when the trail was under about a foot of snow. Luckily there were still remaining footprints of a few others who made the trip before us and lead us the way. The river was flowing nicely which was a good sign, meaning the waterfall was flowing as well. The trail itself... More 

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Keswick, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

This was an amazing hike! The best hike I have ever done for wildlife! We saw a black bear that was about 60feet off the trail, we watched and took pictures and he didn't even care. As we continued along we saw a brown bear with a cub strolling through the forest about the same distance away. There was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

It's not often you can find an easy hike that leads to such a beautiful view of falls. It's pretty heavily trafficked, so if you like to be a lone hiker not for you. But if you want to see beautiful rushing water for easy, do this. There's a nice pool at the top you can wade in, too. It... More 

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N. Ft. Myers, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

This hiking path starts within a campground and was pretty crowded by my standards. We saw a mama bear and her twins on one side of the path as we went towards the falls and then on the other as we retuned. We saw a young buck, a family of marmots and lots of birds. The hike was relatively easy... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

I returned on this hike after 3 years. This time my trip was in summer-the waterfall was not quite as powerful, but it was still beautiful. This time instead of seeing a coyote and marmots, we saw marmots, lizards, deer, and pheasants. This hike is good for families, but it can get crowded because it's right off of Lodgepole campground.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Our first hike after arriving at Sequoia and just a few minutes along the trail we spotted a bear snacking on the opposite side of the river. We had to stop for a while to watch him and take a few photos. The hike itself is pretty good and the falls when you get there worth looking at. Not too... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

There was plenty of water even in the winter. A nice hike with a scenic view and gentle water sounds. The hike was a perfect pick for to burn some calories right before lunch.

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Annecy, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

It was a nice walk in the forest (deer, bears, ...) but unfortunately there was no water in the river, which is a bit of a downer for a waterfall. Never mind, next time come in Spring.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

Great easy walk. At the end there is a very clear sign saying GO NO FURTHER. Sadly one family chose to ignore this and a child broke her arm. Luckily for them the Rangers came to the rescue!

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