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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 2 weeks ago
Awesome!!! Bears and beauty!

What a trip! This is a must do drive! We saw wildlife and beauty everywhere!! The bears were out... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anaheim, California
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A 30-mile scenic drive at 7,000 feet.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
+1 559-565-3341
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All reviews beautiful drive twists and turns speed limit south entrance kings canyon take your time three rivers turn outs pretty drive construction delays wuksachi lodge beautiful scenery pull over sequoia forest enjoy the scenery both sides grant grove
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!

Thank mjconns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank RNRVTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Evelyn C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank tornillo2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank CentralCoastDiverSLO
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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.

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

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.

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

Thank Timothy H
Reviewed August 24, 2018

For the motorcyclists, this is a great ride. The road surface is good, plenty of tight corners & hairpins, along with amazing scenery. Having a Go Pro or similar is an advantage. Allow good time to take in the stops and viewpoints.

Thank Perry W
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Dave M
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Response from Krisinseattle | Reviewed this property |
Beautiful! Go early to avoid traffic.
February 4, 2018|
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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
Sreekanth L
October 23, 2017|
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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