We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Excellent Drive!

There is a lot to see. Although there is a construction in the road, we just have to stop once for... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Delcas_111
,
Bogota, Colombia
Beautiful drive, many sites to visit

Fantastic drive! So many things to stop and see! While you will enjoy the views from the car as you... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
mjconns
,
Omaha, Nebraska
Read all 391 reviews
241
All photos (241)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
About
A 30-mile scenic drive at 7,000 feet.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Contact
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Website
+1 559-565-3341
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (391)
Filter reviews
320 results
Traveler rating
217
87
12
3
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
217
87
12
3
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews beautiful drive twists and turns south entrance kings canyon three rivers take your time beautiful vistas turn outs construction delays wuksachi lodge pull over sequoia forest enjoy the scenery both sides big trees grant grove giant sequoias
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 320 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago

There is a lot to see. Although there is a construction in the road, we just have to stop once for about 30 minutes. The rest of the road is good. There are a lot of places where you can stop and take a picture,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Delcas_111
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Fantastic drive! So many things to stop and see! While you will enjoy the views from the car as you drive Generals Highway, do make sure to stop and go on a few hikes to see all there is to offer!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mjconns
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

What a trip! This is a must do drive! We saw wildlife and beauty everywhere!! The bears were out playing in the trees near the road. Words cannot describe the beauty or vastness of this drive through Sequoia National Park. We arrived at the park...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RNRVTraveler
Reviewed October 27, 2018

This is an amazing drive to take. We were there in October and the colors were incredible. The drive connects the two parks and the scenery along the way is unlike any other. Please allow plenty of time because the road is narrow and winding....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Evelyn C
Reviewed October 20, 2018

The sequoias of course are the focus but you will see many other tree species that are also quite large.....don't miss the chance to drive this road

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tornillo2015
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

It was exciting for me to be driving this road with a truck. Big construction project so be prepared for stops. Had to stop for deer and bears in road so drive safe, anytime

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CentralCoastDiverSLO
Reviewed October 11, 2018

A lovely scenic drive along a twisty road. The sheer number of big trees on both sides of the road are impressive. Definitely worth the drive.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank putnik123
Reviewed October 8, 2018

If you are afraid of open spaces and high ledges, then close your eyes (only if you are a passenger) as you travel this rather lengthy road. We took it to get to the Wuksachi Lodge. We exited the park heading towards Three Rivers. What...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LabLover61
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a superbly scenic drive with many stunning views to stop off and see. Everything is well signposted and the roads are easy to drive.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RCKat
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Drove CA 180, Generals Highway in the parks, from Three Rivers to Big Stump during late September. What an awesome drive!! Took several side roads (RV size restricted) to a variety of park attractions. It is approximately 40 miles of "s" curves through the forest...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Timothy H
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 nearby hotels
Buckeye Tree Lodge
493 reviews
4.98 miles away
Wuksachi Lodge
2,676 reviews
5.31 miles away
Sierra Lodge
341 reviews
7.96 miles away
Sequoia Motel in Three Rivers
134 reviews
8.08 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 8 nearby restaurants
Lodgepole Visitor Center
78 reviews
5.48 miles away
Sierra Subs and Salads
285 reviews
9.57 miles away
Badger Mountain House
15 reviews
14.37 miles away
Alferez rustic orchard restaurant bakery ice-cream gifts
12 reviews
16.48 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 64 nearby attractions
Giant Forest
1,617 reviews
3.02 miles away
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
987 reviews
4.67 miles away
Moro Rock
1,435 reviews
1.10 miles away
Giant Sequoia National Monument
68 reviews
3.57 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Dave M
July 21, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Kristin A | Reviewed this property |
Beautiful! Go early to avoid traffic.
0
Votes
KevinL4818
February 4, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from ThomasTCat | Reviewed this property |
We were there in September, 2017 and stayed at the Montecito Sequoia Lodge and Family Camp and loved it. Your meals and activities are included in the price and the food is very good with plenty of choices at every meal... More
0
Votes
Sreekanth L
October 23, 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from clemmy33 | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes, but hopefully you have an experienced driver. :) The switchback curves can get tight, especially with on-coming traffic. We took a 12-passenger Ford Transit up Pike's Peak and over the Beartooth Hwy in... More
0
Votes