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“amazing” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Giant Forest

Giant Forest
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Owner description: A forest with ancient sequoia trees.
england
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“amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

amazing views, never thought i'll see these giant trees.It was cold when we came, but didn't stop us getting out of our car and walk and appreciate these amazing forest.

Visited February 2013
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“fabulous”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

Amazing nature! Makes you to feel small and insignificant. Sometimes, is possible to ask by yourself if is realy or not.

Visited October 2012
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Galesburg, Illinois
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“Awe-inspiring”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

The Sequoia National Forest in amazing. Once you enter the park, you have to drive for about 30 minutes up a very windy, narrow mountain road. But it is totally worth it. At the top of the mountain are massive trees that make you feel tiny in comparison. There are several hiking trails, a museum/gift shop, and informational plaques all over. There are plenty of photo opportunities.

I would recommend using the bathroom facilities once you enter the park before making the drive to the top and use the bathroom again for the car ride back down, especially if you have small kids!

Visited August 2012
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Ridgecrest, California
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“Giant Forest, Kings Canyon NP”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Kings Canyon National Park - campgrounds, visitor center, hiking trails, and huge Giant Sequoia trees. Lovely in summer and fall, XC ski in winter when the road is open.

Visited June 2012
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“Winter Wonderland”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

Loved the quiet solitude amongst the giants...

Did not appreciate the stubborn folks who insisted upon walking many miles of snow-covered "trails" without snowshoes or skis. They made annoying-to-dangerous holes in the trails for others. Please bring or rent snowshoes and everyone will have a more enjoyable time!

Once you are past a mile from a trailhead, you'll only see a handful of people even on the holiday weekends! Quite a treat compared to the crush of humans during peak summer. The trees are ever so majestic in the snow!

But if you only have time to go in the summer - go anyway! Worth visiting at least once in a lifetime.

Visited January 2013
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