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Address: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Phone Number: 5595653341
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A 30-mile scenic drive at 7,000 feet.

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Well kept scenic route through the best nature has to offer

The Generals Highway is well kept, and well designed. Fluent curves take you along rock formations, meadows, picnic areas and more.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Terryfrom75
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Generals Highway is well kept, and well designed. Fluent curves take you along rock formations, meadows, picnic areas and more.

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Thank Terryfrom75
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am afraid of heights and expected a nice drive to see some big trees. instead, there were 20 miles of sheer drop offs on this road to the valley below. Terrifying and not worth it to see the trees, though the trees were impressive. My wife loved it, but she is not afraid of heights.

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Thank Mike V
San Antonio, Texas
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68 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You go to this park for the special trees and scenery. This is the primary road through the park Coming in from the south it is rather curvy, with somewhere around 10 switchbacks. AT the upper levels it gets you to the groves of Sequoia and to the turnoff for Moro rock.

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Thank John W
Rochester, Minnesota
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166 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love this drive, curvy, winding, elevation vistas and so calming. You know, on a hot summer day down below in the California towns it was over 100 degrees in some places, but up here in the this elevation and with the additional cooling effect of the giant trees, it can be 30 degrees cooler during the day and at... More 

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Lake Mary, Florida
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56 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We drove from one end to the other on Generals Highway and it was the highlight of our California trip! I cannot express all the beautiful views from this road! Must must must drive through and take your time!

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Buena Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This highway is not recommended for trailers. It is, however, full of joyous views and great trees. This highway can be accessed from most camp grounds via free shuttle services.

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Rising Sun, Maryland
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice views. Lots to see. Plenty of turn outs. It can get crowded so go early. Some parking lots in the park filled up really fast.

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Miami, Florida
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219 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The nice thing about the Generals Highway is that you can stay in your car and still see the amazing trees. You can't miss them.

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Thank William G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The journey is breathtaking and you cannot go over 30 and that is fast. Lots of curves and breathtaking vistas. We had amazing weather and had the Windows down...not a common occurrence in steamy Missouri in July! We had the entire day to get from Sequoia to Grants Cabins in Kings Canyon so enjoyed several hikes along the way!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well maintained. It's a pleasure to drive on this hwy inside the park viewing the sequoias and the mixed conifer forest

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