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We loved it so much we visited twice!

What a wonderful walk. These giant sequoias are awe inspiring and this easy trail makes it possible... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
See more sequoia trees!

Oh man this trail was amazing. It's not a bad trail/hike either. It's the scenery of the trees that... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
Gurnee, Illinois
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Great Western Divide Hwy, Ponderosa, CA
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

What a wonderful walk. These giant sequoias are awe inspiring and this easy trail makes it possible for almost anybody to visit. Loved seeing the little chipmunks play around the bases of these trees. There is easy parking to be found right across the road...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

Oh man this trail was amazing. It's not a bad trail/hike either. It's the scenery of the trees that will really awe you. This was a highlight of my trip in California because it was just so beautiful to look at. There were so many...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

This stop is a no-brainer if you're in the area! It's very scenic and the trees are awesome. The trail is paved and very easily accessed. Great place for a quick walk-through or a picnic!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mjconns
Reviewed October 14, 2018

My fiance and I went here for a day trip from Lone Pine and it was one of the highlights of our vacation. The drive to the trailhead is a little bit scary if you're not used to mountain driving but not the worst I've...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

We were awe struck by the sheer enormity of these ancient, majestic trees:-) It is an easy walk of about a mile and a half and the trail is paved for wheelchair access. We enjoyed the experience immensely and, because it was a week day,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

Trail of 100 Giants is a trip in itself. It takes a bit of time and effort to get there, but whichever of three route you take, the drive alone is worth the travel. Seeing the trees up close is amazing. There is some fire...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank KansaTraveller
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Another great hiking day except for the mosquitoes yikes we wore head nets but they were brutal I know wha wha wha but bugs take a little joy out of my day but on a good note no snakes which would’ve changed my review 🤣🤣🤣🤣🐍🐍🐍...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ingerlise59
Reviewed August 3, 2018

The trail is an easy two section black top trail. You can do both in less than an hour and that is with lots of stops for photos. If you are looking for BIG trees in the southern end of the Sequoia National Forest, be...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LifeIsGoodGuy
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

When in Sequoia National Forest you must go on the trail of the 100 giants. It takes sometime to get there but once you do it is jawdropping beautiful. The trail is easy and accesible for everybody, the sequoia’s are large beyond your imigination. This...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

It was a short and easy hike, but it took us sometime taking photos with all the different trees, some are standing tall and some have fallen but all are amazing ! The path for the hike between the trees is paved which was very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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December 27, 2018|
Response from KBO215 | Reviewed this property |
No. “This is directly from their website. This trail is ONLY accessible by road during the summer months, weather depending, due to annual closures by Tulare County. Late May - Nov 15”
August 8, 2018|
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Response from LifeIsGoodGuy | Reviewed this property |
Depends on how BIG... Could be a challenge even getting their. If you do, you May be able to park further down the road heading toward Springerville. Go past the the regular parking lot if you are too big, go past Red... More
April 9, 2018|
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Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
Hello Shiny-aga, We visited that highway March 30, 2018 and it was just opened that Friday after a rockslide somewhere between Springville and The Trail of 100 Giants. Snow was melting quickly and there wasn't much in the... More