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High Sierra Trail, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Bearpaw High Sierra Camp
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Newport Beach, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

This was the second time I've been to Bear Paw, this time with 9 other friends who were equally enthralled with the place! Chad and Michael prepared great meals and always had good information on the area, the hikes and the history of Bear Paw. Beds were comfortable and the kerosene lamps made you feel at home. Extra blankets provided... More

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Agoura Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

I concur 100% with Electric2's review - that really says it all. The hike is an adventure of a lifetime, with meadows, dropoffs, sweeping views, butterflies swirling around your head, wildflowers, creek crossings, and strenuous elevation gains. To arrive at Bearpaw High Sierra camp is truly like finding an oasis. We were greeted with brownies, lemonade, and hospitality that can't... More

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Ojai, California
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

What a great time my wife and I had! Our two nights at Bear Paw High Sierra Camp was an experience of a lifetime. We spent our first night at Lodge Pole Campground (site 132 - great site) to acclimatize to the elevation. The following morning we got an early start as we wanted to avoid the heat on the... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

It is a long way from the Crescent Meadows trailhead, but the effort is well worth it when you finally arrive at Bear Paw. Although the trail is verrrrry long, it is well engineered with very few steep or difficult sections. Along the trail you are constantly rewarded with great views looking south across the canyon with occasional glimpses of... More

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California
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2011

It takes a lot of work to get to Bearpaw but it is very much worth the journey. It's a long walk with wildflowers and ferns along the trail, and there is a 600' climb in the last mile. But when you finally walk into camp the Great Western Divide is there in your face and a hot shower awaits.... More

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los angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

The idea of hiking 11.5 miles into the mountains may seem daunting, however, when you arrive at Bear Paw, you will find yourself richly rewarded. A breath taking view of the Great Western Divide comes into view as you take those last few steps towards the cook house. A friendly host offers you a chair on the porch and a... More

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2010

My husband and I spent two nights at the Bearpaw Camp in Sequoia National Park in August of 2010. It was an unbelievable experience. The hike up to the camp was 11 miles and the views/scenery were awesome. The employees at the camp gave us a warm welcome when we arrived. The accomodations were very comfortable. Each couple has their... More

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ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2008

On returning from a 10 day cross crountry backpacking trip with the Sierra Club, I dislocated my jaw while eating a large hunk of cheese and was in severe pain with a lemon size swelling in front of my ear. Never happened before and was frightening. This occured just before our approach down to Bearpaw and Thank God for Miles,... More

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Bearpaw High Sierra Camp Hotel
Bearpaw High Sierra Camp Hotel Sequoia And Kings Canyon National Park
Address: High Sierra Trail, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Location: United States > California > Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
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Ranked #4 of 18 Specialty lodging in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
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