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Congress Trail

Generals Hyway, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
+1 559-565-3341
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Great hike for sequoias

This is a great hike for those who don't want a challenging hike and want to see some great sequoia... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Johnny W

This is an easy and beautiful trail, and you cannot comprehend the grandeur of these trees. You... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2017
Suzie A
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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Generals Hyway, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
+1 559-565-3341
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great hike for those who don't want a challenging hike and want to see some great sequoia groves. Very scenic walk. You can walk up to the trees unlike some other trails.

Thank Johnny W
Reviewed November 6, 2017

This is an easy and beautiful trail, and you cannot comprehend the grandeur of these trees. You realise just how small you and your problems are, and how important it is to spend time in nature. The colours are so rich and vibrant and I...More

Thank Suzie A
Reviewed October 27, 2017

Breathtaking trails, rising and falling, so quite a challenge but the flora and fauna are worth the puff. There a range of trails so the walk need not be too challenging but eyeing these fantastic trees is a must.

Thank pandb2
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

This trail was my favorite of the day! The majestic trees surrounding us as we hiked through the forest were spectacular. The smell of the pine forest is calming. It was interesting to see the clusters of sequoias as well as singles throughout. We had...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed October 4, 2017

This is something I highly recommend if you love nature and unique sights. Lots of advice given under my review for The Giant forest, so read it carefully. I simply loved it and would it again in a heartbeat.

Thank TERRAvelista
Reviewed October 2, 2017

I especially loved this trail that is very near the Sherman Tree. The giant sequoias are clustered together in places called "The Senate" and "The House" and you can stand in the middle of the cluster and take wonderful pictures of them, looking up. There...More

Thank ThomasTCat
Reviewed October 1, 2017

This trail is right off the path to Sherman Tree. I clocked it at almost exactly 3 miles. It's a perfect trail if you're looking to get some good hiking in but don't want to do one of the longer trails. Lots to see on...More

Thank Philip B
Reviewed October 1, 2017

This trail provided the best views of the trees that we saw anywhere in Sequoia National Park. There were large groupings of trees, many with interesting burns/damage. The trail is easy for anyone to walk since it is paved and fairly level. We had two...More

Thank 91302Travel
Reviewed September 18, 2017

If you start at the Sherman Tree parking lot, it is probably closer to 3 miles than the listed 2.2. For the average person it is probably doable. I have a replacement knee and arch and tendon problems, but I was able to do it....More

Thank Eileen W
Reviewed September 16, 2017

We hiked the whole trail and it was wonderful. To see the Presidents Trees and Senate Trees and the House Trees. Everyone should take this hike.

Thank Olivia089
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