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“Take your time and enjoy the drive” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Generals Highway

Generals Highway
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Type: Scenic drives, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Driving
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Owner description: A 30-mile scenic drive at 7,000 feet.
Concord, CA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Take your time and enjoy the drive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

If you are going anywhere in Sequoia or Kings Canyon, you'll be using this road, but it's worth making the whole drive to get from one park to the other (ie Grant Grove to Sherman Tree/Museum area). Take your camera and take your time and stop as many times as you want. There are some impressive views. Keep an eye out for animals, we saw a black bear crossing the road.

Visited August 2013
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Bremerton, WA
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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 attraction reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“A gorgeous drive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

The highway travels between the parks and gives you a great opportunity to enjoy the ancient giants from your own vehicle. There are opportunities to pull off the road and get pictures with the trees and further explore.

Visited July 2013
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Coral Springs, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Very nice drive.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Drive that connects the two main Sequoia groves, Grant in the north and Sherman in the South. We saw a bear along the road so it gets high marks from us!!

Visited August 2013
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Chandler, Arizona
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 attraction reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Winding road with sights galore”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Take your time as you drive with views of giant sequoias and deer in Sequoia NP to majestic canyon views and waterfalls in Kings Canyon.

Visited July 2013
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Los Angeles
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230 reviews 230 reviews
170 attraction reviews
Reviews in 87 cities Reviews in 87 cities
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
“the main drive through the park”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

You cant really avoid it. It's the main road through the park. Very twisty with beautiful scenery.

Remember to move over if you drive slow, rangers will pull you over if you don't. I saw it happen several times when people were driving too slow and causing congestion. It's ok if you like to drive slower but just be considerate of people who don't.

Visited June 2013
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