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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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"Massive"

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... read more

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Welshpool, United Kingdom
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Welshpool, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today 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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Thank ger w
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9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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Thank Nancy S
Baltimore, Maryland
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83 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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 4 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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Thank Stephen C
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Thank Mikaila O
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The General Sherman Tree is neat, but honestly many of the trees on this trail are magnificent. I would recommend taking the Congress Trail after you see the General. Make sure you pace yourself! The trail is short and not difficult in the least, but the elevation can labor your breathing quickly!

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Thank Morgan M
San Diego
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just four hours from Los Angeles and seven from San Diego this is a great trip for the family or a couple's getaway. We drove from San Diego and slept in Bakersfield before making the short trip up the mountain. On the weekend when we arrived parking was already closed near the tree and the only way to arrive was... More 

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Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time visiting the General & all the other Sequoias! The trees are so beautiful that it was mesmerizing and hard not look at them.. You have to know that part of the fun of seeing these beautiful trees is the ride to them. You must have an enjoyment for high ground in the mountains. It is... More 

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Newport, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very impressive and one of the best sights I've ever seen. The trees took my breath away. Try to visit late fall or early winter when there not so many people.

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