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Trail of 100 Giants

Great Western Divide Hwy, Ponderosa, CA
+1 559-784-1500
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The drive out is a little scary if you're not used to the mountains, but the views are amazing. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lindsey F
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Impressive grove (standing and fallen giants) and paved path with placards along the way. Some of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hermosa Beach, California
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Great Western Divide Hwy, Ponderosa, CA
+1 559-784-1500
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The drive out is a little scary if you're not used to the mountains, but the views are amazing. The trail itself is only a couple of miles, but we spent about 2-3 hours there reading the facts and taking everything in. This was a...More

Thank Lindsey F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Impressive grove (standing and fallen giants) and paved path with placards along the way. Some of the massive sequoias have natural rooms and tunnels; climbing and walking atop the fallen giants is fun for all ages. Parking lot across the street is $5 and includes...More

Thank DLMS_3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The 1.3 mile trail is easy to walk. Took us just over an hour to enjoy seeing the amazing giant sequoias and the variety of pines. The paved trail is great. They were out of trail brochures, so take a cell phone picture of the...More

Thank PhilR9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are a family of four with two small elementary aged kids. We visited the Trail of 100 Giants in the Sequoia National Forest six years ago and camped across the street in the Redwood Meadows. We were amazed at this incredible grove of sequoias....More

Thank dclc-family
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just a fantastic walk, for all ages, we were there with children aged 4, 7 and 8. They had the best time looking at all the trees, climbing the fallen ones, just walking around. Must see!!!

Thank Ariella W
Reviewed July 30, 2017

I was travelling with a colleague and we had a spare day so decided to drive up to the Trail of 100 Giants on a local's recommendation. We loved it. It was a hot day down below in the desert (> 100F) but comfortable on...More

2  Thank fred_cameron
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

I took my one year old daughter to the trail worried about whether or not I would need to wear her on a hiker backpack. This trail is perfectly paved for a stroller the whole way. No need for a hiker carrier! The trees were...More

3  Thank SallyTKirk
Reviewed July 12, 2017

We were 4 families camping in Kernville and decided to take a drive to view these beautiful trees and get a little relief from the heat. The drive from Kerville was about 1 hour and the temperature dropped about 10-15 degrees. Because it was a...More

2  Thank LALyndaD81
Reviewed July 4, 2017

It is definitely worth visiting, our family loved the trees and nature. However, be warned, no matter which way you drive through it will be long, windy roads. Plan for, at the very least, about an hour through mountainous, curving roads. Being from the Midwest,...More

1  Thank 12zsazsa
Reviewed July 3, 2017

This was one of my favourite days during our coast to coast adventure. You cannot help but be in absolute awe at the sight of these magnificent Sequoias, they are unbelievable. A nice paved path leads through the woods and everywhere you look, there are...More

Thank Debbie F
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March 31, 2015|
Response from Mary C |
I don't see why not. Your phone will not have reception, when you get really high up. There is a restaurant with wifi (I believe) in Ponderosa if you need to search for directions or maps on your phone.
February 5, 2015|
Response from Mary C |
Snow Mobile, Snow Shoes, or wait until spring. Since we're in a drought, call Ponderosa Lodge or the Bed and Breakfast up there and ask how much snow there is. I've done that plenty of times, and then go eat lunch at their... More