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Address: Grant Tree Road, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA 93628
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Lovely, short walk.

The General Grant hike is a short walk in a grove of Giant Sequoia. This is in King's Canyon, and this short walk and the somewhat longer "Stump" hike nearby are both wonderful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
wcarlucci
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Williamsport, PA
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Williamsport, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The General Grant hike is a short walk in a grove of Giant Sequoia. This is in King's Canyon, and this short walk and the somewhat longer "Stump" hike nearby are both wonderful opportunities to teach children about the natural world.

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Cheshire UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The General Grant tree, the "nations Christmas tree" is one of my favourite Sequoias in probably my favourite grove. Second only to the Sherman tree this is the tree with the largest circumference and it is still growing upwards whereas the Sherman is dead at the top. The grove is walkable from John Muir village although it is a challenging... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

You can smell the wood aroma all around you. Its incredible to feel so small amongst these beautiful giant trees! Something you have to do...a bucket list activity!

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Fairfield, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a trail! These trees are stunning and the General Grant is soooo impressive. Its a nice trail along the trees and just a short distance from the parking lot..even a tree log that you can walk thru. Ya gotta do this!!!

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Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved this trail! It was not my favorite, that would be the tunnel log walk, but still this was great. There is an old cabin made out of a sequoia, and you can get inside an fallen tree.

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baltimore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had already stopped and saw General Sherman and the Congress trail and Muir Grove, but it is still impressive to see these giants. If you are short on time, i think if you see either Grant or Sherman, you don't need to see the other, but if you are time, it's worth the short hike. No where else can... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Also an impressive tree. Huge and more preserved than General Sherman, this tree is something! Don't miss this trail.

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Thank SASFlavio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends & I visited both Grant's and Sherman's trees in the same day. (They're about 45 mins to an hour apart by car.) There wasn't much (visual) difference between these two monstrous sequoias, and the General Grant Trail was so much less crowded and more fun to walk/climb around. At Grant's, there are several fallen trees to climb through... More 

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New Milford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very impressive tree in a beautiful park. This is an easy hike from the parking area. Go, see, and enjoy nature's majesty.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since we were camping nearby at Azalea Campgrounds, a walk to General Grant was well worth the effort. It is about a 15 or 20 minute walk or a 5 minute car ride to the tree. There is a circular path around the tree that is probably about 1/2 mile total. On the route there is a wonderful hollow sequoia... More 

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