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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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HUGE TREE!!!

Of course this is a must see in Sequoia NP. It is the biggest tree by volume. The paved path winds through this area and around the tree. There is also a fallen tree that you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
James K
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Northville, Michigan
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Northville, Michigan
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Of course this is a must see in Sequoia NP. It is the biggest tree by volume. The paved path winds through this area and around the tree. There is also a fallen tree that you can walk through. Lots of photo ops,

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Napa, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was breath taking to see how big the General Sherman is. We did the trail around 6pm and it got dark pretty fast. When we were on the way up, there was a black bear looking for food. So amazing to be in nature. Must see!!

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Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I visited the General Sherman twice. Once in the afternoon at 1pm when there were tons of people around and a 15 minute wait for a photograph. I then returned the next morning at 8am. There was no one in the parking lot and I had the tree to myself. It is a quarter mile walk to General Sherman from... More 

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Green Valley, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was truly a trip of a lifetime seeing these majestic trees; dwarfed by their stature and serene beauty. It should be on everyone's 'bucket list'!!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Whether you're a nature lover or not, the Sequoia National Park is a majestic place that must be visited at least once. So many times on this trip (which was an extensive road-trip, not likely to be repeated), I found myself grateful the kids were with us to see these things. General Sherman, the largest (not tallest) tree in the... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Until you get right up close you can't really feel how big it is. It can get crowded but be patient and experience your time close to General Sherman. Note that the park shuttle does have a stop close to the base so you can hike down and bus up or bus both ways. Bottom line, don't let hiking stop... More 

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familythattravels30
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Amazing. Beautiful. The enormity of the trees cannot be represented in pictures. Seeing it online does not do it justice. You have to see it for yourself. We visited Kings Canyon National Park in Sequoia in August 2016. This was a stop along our way from Los Angeles to Yosemite, so we stayed just a short while to enjoy the... More 

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Livorno, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

And general Sherman was expecially impressing, for the beauty fo the forest and the grove around it.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing noble tree. The whole forest seemed unreal and we were awed by the beauty and majesty. Just so worth the trip!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing experience to be up close and personal with this beautiful piece of nature. The entire park is incredible. The park ranger who gave about a 30 minute talk on this tree was very funny, informative, and open to answering questions. There were so many international tourists and he was very gracious with their questions. Walking on this... More 

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