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Address: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Phone Number: 5595653341
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An 249.9 foot ancient tree believed to be between 2,300 and 2,700 years...

An 249.9 foot ancient tree believed to be between 2,300 and 2,700 years old.

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Majestic Tree

Good walk down to see this magnificent Tree! It would be best to be in shape for the climb back up the hill! However, if you're not, there are benches and places to catch your... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Arcadia, California
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Arcadia, California
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good walk down to see this magnificent Tree! It would be best to be in shape for the climb back up the hill! However, if you're not, there are benches and places to catch your breath and continue onward!

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Arlington, Virginia
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39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This tree is massive and worth a visit. The hike is paved but it is strenuous. We went in late September so the crowds were small but during the summer I'm sure this area must get very busy, so plan to see it first thing in the morning.

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NY
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173 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was such an impressive tree! Definitely worth the hike. You have to park at the top & hike down.

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Melbourne, Australia
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46 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited General Sherman with my wife and kids aged 10 to 13 in mid September. We drove on past the Giant Trees museum and on to the General Sherman carpark. The parking area provides ample parking, toilets and rubbish bins. It's an 800m (half a mile) walk down to General Sherman. It's a bit steep especially on the way... More 

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Welshpool, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The sheer size of this tree is amazing,the huge trunk seems to stay at the same diameter all the way up.To stand under something this old and majestic is breath taking and truly makes one feel humble.

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1 Thank ger w
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just go there..... Enough said.... The giant sequoias are just a wonder to behold, makes you think of how insignificant we are with 3000 year old trees towering over us, they survive fires and drought and any bad things thrown at them! Like I said Just Go There......

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Baltimore, Maryland
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83 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a path to see the Sherman tree, the largest by volume in the world. The path is quite steep, so be prepared. There is a viewing area, so you didn't have to go all the way down, but still a moderate hike depending on your condition.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was such a wonderful experience for me. You are com pletely in awe of the sheer size and beauty of these trees. I must admit I thought the General Sherman Tree would be bigger, but although it is the biggest there it isnt that much bigger than the others. However, that is because they are all massive. it is... More 

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Rancho Santa Fe, California
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53 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a 'must see' natural wonder. Beautiful setting, and well arranged parking and a relatively easy walk on the trail to the General Sherman and other giant sequoias. Don't leave the park without seeing the giant sequoias.

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1 Thank Stephen C
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No reviews that I read prior to going to see General Sherman, could have prepared me for ACTUALLY how big this tree is. A bit gutted you couldn't get right up close, but we still managed a photo with him (just about!) You can't miss this if you're in the area.

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