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“I will never forget this tree” 5 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
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Owner description: An 249.9 foot ancient tree believed to be between 2,300 and 2,700 years old.
Roseville, Minnesota, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“I will never forget this tree”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Not only was it awesome to see the world's largest tree in all it's glory. But my fiance proposed to me in front of it!

Visited December 2012
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South Haven, Michigan, United States
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91 reviews 91 reviews
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Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
“Awe is too simple a word”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Breath taking, stunning, a reminder of how small we are and how great creation is. What a beautiful tree and area. Take time to sit and gaze at this marvel. Take time to give thanks that it has been saved for future generations.

Heard a wonderful young female tour guide talk about this tree. She was so proud of the tree and its history, you would have thought her family planted it. If there will be a talk on the tree, stay for it.

Visited September 2012
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Porterville, California
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6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
20 helpful votes 20 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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95 reviews 95 reviews
34 attraction reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
54 helpful votes 54 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
23 helpful votes 23 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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