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“its a tree” 3 of 5 stars
Review of General Sherman Tree

General Sherman Tree
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Owner description: An 249.9 foot ancient tree believed to be between 2,300 and 2,700 years old.
Porterville, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“its a tree”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

okay so its a big tree I get it

but to get to it you have to take a series of busses through the national park
didnt like that experience

Visited July 2012
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Kansas City, Missouri
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96 reviews 96 reviews
34 attraction reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
“Impressive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Of course tons of tourists but really nice to see up close. If you haven't been its a given you have to but also check out Big Tree Trail, Moro Rock, and Kings Canyon scenic highway.

Visited October 2012
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Los Angeles, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“nice...one of the must see things in Sequoia”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

well maintained trail that is easy and hence recommended for all ages. Must do in Sequoia National Park.

Visited November 2012
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Geneva, Switzerland
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167 reviews 167 reviews
67 attraction reviews
Reviews in 66 cities Reviews in 66 cities
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“Of course, you can't miss him”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Nice and easy walk, lots of people but still a superb view in a beautifull forest.
Everything is done to preserve it so you have to follow the walkways.
No way to go "wild".

Visited August 2012
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lunenburg, massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Wonderful walk and majestic tree”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

Beautiful spot to walk around, plenty of easy trails to wander through. Maybe 30-50 minute drive from the park entrance.

Visited November 2012
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