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“Beautiful Scenery” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Generals Highway

Generals Highway
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Activities: Driving
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Owner description: A 30-mile scenic drive at 7,000 feet.
Georgetown, IL
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“Beautiful Scenery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

If you are like me and love to take pics, then you will be snap happy!!! The beauty that God created surrounds you and you truly see the Majesty in this drive!

Visited March 2013
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Glendale
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“Generals highway the 10-Nov-2012”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Snowing, First day of snow or at least thats what the rangers said.
The road is great, great views and big angles on corners. I had to go bad to three rivers to rent chains, fist place 89$, second (chevron) 40$, third 25$... you chose, the road is being repaired at 2 places in the mountain, thats why at those places there is only one lane and one way mvmt. Rangers organize all that and you have to wait arrount 5 min to every light. enjoy :)

Visited November 2012
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California
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“Beautiful Drive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

Lots of road work if you come in through the foot hills area, dirt road and 30 min wait. Fall is a great time to see the park. Cool and not too busy.

Visited October 2012
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Powers Lake
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“Avoid southern half if possible”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

The road from the hwy 180 entrance up north all the way down to the Giant Forest area is very scenic and not too difficult to drive.

The road from Giant Forest area to hwy 198 entrance down south is very difficult drive and not scenic enough to make it worth the drive. Plus currently there are 20-60 min construction delays south of the Giant Forest.

Most of the scenic stuff in the Parks are in the Giant Forest area and north of it. Do yourself a favor and avoid the south section if possible.

Visited October 2012
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Coralville, Iowa
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“A roller coaster”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

We came in from the south on 198 and left on the northwest 180 route so feel like we really got to see the Generals Highway. The turns and twists and construction on the southern half were tedious, but the scenery wonderful. I would do it again in a minute.

Visited October 2012
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