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Address: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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+1 559-565-3341
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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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This should be one of the wonders of the world. The biggest tree in the world is a site to see. While granted the surrounding trees are also just a breathtaking, it makes you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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105 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This should be one of the wonders of the world. The biggest tree in the world is a site to see. While granted the surrounding trees are also just a breathtaking, it makes you realize that these tree even with the drought in CA are tough and deserve the be preserved as best as they can. Be prepared though for... More 

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San Diego, California
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132 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

October 10, 2016. It was so dry up there....sad that California is a tinder box. Very busy on our visit but always great to see all these monster trees up close. An amazing site and it was a great opportunity to allow our daughter to see these for the first time! As always, visit early or later in the day... More 

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Rolling Hills Estates, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As most have said - it is majestic and awe-inspiring...and plenty of others will thing so too. There was a line to take photos, a little put off by that, but you can still appreciate the beauty and power of nature if you tune everyone out!

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Driving from Yosemite, we entered Sequoia by the North entrance on Hwy180 from Fresno. The Ranger took a good look at the length of our RV and said the thought we'd be ok to drive the road to Three Rivers. As we'd already stopped a few times and had difficult drive ahead we decided not to detour to General Grant... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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300 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Big and beautiful Sequoia trees had impressed us ever since we entered the national park, some were even so close as we drove by. It was snowing heavily as we arrived and parked at the small parking lot at Generals Highway (apparently it was the accessible parking & shuttle drop site which was allowed for all during Winter only, otherwise... More 

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Kearns, Utah
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28 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the biggest trees in the World are here. Your car will look like a pee next to these giants. You have no concept of the size until you are standing there. This park is the less visited which makes for a pleasant and peaceful visit. A must see on your to do list.

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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I think this is the main thing to see in the whole park. Any sequoias are pretty impressive as soon as you get deeper in the park, but this giant is unforgettable. You get to the Gian Forest, leave you car and walk for like 15 minutes between other trees. You can't get close to the General and tough it,... More 

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San Diego, California
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37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seeing the General Sherman tree is a must-do for your visit to Sequoia. It supposedly is the largest living thing in the world and is truly awesome. Pictures don't do it justice -- you have to see it in person. And it's accessible year-round by a paved trail that even a wheelchair can negotiate. The trail also takes you through... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Going to see General Sherman was the highlight of my trip to Cali. When you stand under/next to the tree you realize how small you are compared to nature. Just the size of this tree leaves you breathless. Words can't describe the feeling. It's amazing how God made this earth. This is a must see!

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Dublin, California
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81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited between Xmas and New Years. Wuksachi Lodge recommended that we drive to the General Sherman Tree, but if you get there when a shuttle bus is available, you are turned away and told to go park at Wolverton. The trees are very impressive.

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