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Address: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Easy hiking trail that takes you past the Chimney Tree and Tharp's Log.

Easy hiking trail that takes you past the Chimney Tree and Tharp's Log.

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Crescent Meadow

A lovely walk keeping the beautiful Meadow at your left (because the signage was a little confusing)...the Meadow and its surroundings are Mother Nature at her best.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
KarenJo130
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Arcadia, California
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Arcadia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A lovely walk keeping the beautiful Meadow at your left (because the signage was a little confusing)...the Meadow and its surroundings are Mother Nature at her best.

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NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We hiked this first thing in the morning. It was super peaceful & quiet. No one else around. Beautiful. The best part was the deer we saw on the drive out. Several big bucks with impressive racks. The tunnel log is on the way here too.

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Welshpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were a little late in the day when we walked Crescent meadow on the way to Tharps log, it was a beautiful walk but we felt that if we had come here first thing in the morning,instead of going to General Sherman tree we would have stood more chance of seeing deer and perhaps bear.So next time Crescent Meadow... More 

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Santa Barbara
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice quiet area to explore. The drive to Crescent Meadow has plenty of unique trees and beautiful places to see. Since there were many warnings about bear boxes and food we chose this location to carry in and carry out a picnic lunch. The trek around the meadows is about 2 miles with additional areas to branch... More 

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Grand Cayman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This loop is about 2 miles thru the sequoia trees. It's shades from the trees so tends to be a bit Cooler under the Canopy. A little up hill and down but the majority is paved so it makes it easier for people less active

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked around Crescent Meadow and drove through Tunnel Log - great! No bears though...although one was spotted by some other people on the trail

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I rode the shuttle around the loop so we were unable to ride through the log or get a photo-op. We took the walk around Crescent Meadow and loved all the Queen Ann's lace, ferns and lilies. The road is quite narrow in places and squeezing past a shuttle bus in a car was uncomfortable for some... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

This wheel chair enabled hike/walk allows the whole family a view of the meadow, redwoods and flowers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

This is a neat experience to drive through and take a photo opportunity. Most folks were doing that, and a few skateboarders as well. Magnificent views of the Sequoia's and it puts you in touch with how massive these trees really are, in comparison to our size and car size.

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Worcester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

We were looking for a relatively easy hike and this one was perfect for us. The 1.7 mile trail goes by Crescent Meadow and then at 0.8 mi. arrives at Tharp's Log. Tharp homesteaded the Log Meadow area long before the national park was established. His dwelling is a fire-hollowed sequoia that was converted into a cabin as a shelter... More 

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