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“Worth the hike!” 5 of 5 stars
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High Sierra Trail, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA   |  
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“Worth the hike!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

The idea of hiking 11.5 miles into the mountains may seem daunting, however, when you arrive at Bear Paw, you will find yourself richly rewarded. A breath taking view of the Great Western Divide comes into view as you take those last few steps towards the cook house. A friendly host offers you a chair on the porch and a glass of lemonade. Watch the light play on the mountains then head off to your cabin. Comfortable mattresses and down comforters await you. Take a nap, then a hot shower followed by a delicious meal. The next day there are miles of trails to explore. The trip to Hamilton Lake is especially nice. A long hike to reach the place, but a wonderful place to relax once you are there.

Room Tip: Cabins 4 and 6 have the best views. Cabin 1 is closest to the shower and cook house.
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  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2010

My husband and I spent two nights at the Bearpaw Camp in Sequoia National Park in August of 2010. It was an unbelievable experience. The hike up to the camp was 11 miles and the views/scenery were awesome. The employees at the camp gave us a warm welcome when we arrived. The accomodations were very comfortable. Each couple has their own tent with two twin beds and down comforters. The food was amazing! I would suggest spending at least two nights so you can hike to Hamilton Lake on your second day at the camp. Another amazing hike! After dinner one night we all built a campfire and toasted marshmallows under the stars. We hope to get back there again some day!

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2008

On returning from a 10 day cross crountry backpacking trip with the Sierra Club, I dislocated my jaw while eating a large hunk of cheese and was in severe pain with a lemon size swelling in front of my ear. Never happened before and was frightening. This occured just before our approach down to Bearpaw and Thank God for Miles, their employee, for his expert aid which averted an emergency helicopter rescue. He was calm and professional and caring and a superb example of Bearpaw's staff. Dean Scofield

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  • Stayed August 2008
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: High Sierra Trail, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Location: United States > California > Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
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Ranked #4 of 18 Specialty Lodging in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
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