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We were there on one of the first days of the recent government shutdown, so we got in for free... read more

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It is a place that makes us feel small in the grandeur of nature.Is a very interesting park, make... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were there on one of the first days of the recent government shutdown, so we got in for free. Being December there were warning signs about the need for chains and we made up to about 2 miles from the Sherman Sequoia, but gave...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a place that makes us feel small in the grandeur of nature.Is a very interesting park, make sure to visit the museum.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mislouro
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Going into the Sequoia national Park and Kings national Park is a wonderful day outing. Make sure you to spend time at the General Sherman Tree. Allow plenty of time to wander from one area of interest to another; especially in the fall and winter,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Julie J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Federal government shutdown, no entrance fee, but we didn’t know road was closed until we got halfway to the top... we rented chains, but did not have a chance to use them. We had to go back and could not see the main attractions in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank robertocQ7329EK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful place you should not miss if you’re in the area. Make sure you wear good shoes and warm clothes if visiting during the winter months. Our family enjoyed the beautiful scenery and huge trees!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Arodzull
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Such a short drive up to the Sequoias and it's so beautiful. Clean, clear air, nice and cool with some snow now. The Sequoia trees are huge!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Hugaboo
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Mother Nature at her finest. Beauty everywhere. Still get a kick driving through the Redwood tree trunk.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed November 13, 2018

The park is magical. There is so much to see, there's no way to see everything in a single trip. From spotting wildlife to the awe-inspiring giant sequoias to the breathtaking mountain and river scenery, there's something amazing around every corner. The drive up starts...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Weather is nice in November. Would like to see crystal cave in the summer and use the lodge next time

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank zhuzhul2014
Reviewed November 7, 2018

We were only in California for a few days and my cousin lives in Visalia, CA so she decided to take us to Sequoia National Park. It's definitely a long drive but well worth it. Entrance fee is $35 per car and the lady had...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Dennis P
September 2, 2018|
Response from marisamonta |
We went into the park today and the road was open; but they were doing roadwork inside the park. Also, we found out the hard way that GPS does not work here.
August 29, 2018|
Response from marisamonta |
Yes, there are rattlesnakes
Don S
August 28, 2018|
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Response from rskdoa | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Not on trails, but ok on a leash in camp and picnic areas.