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Trail of 100 Giants

Great Western Divide Hwy, Ponderosa, CA
+1 559-784-1500
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Drove 2 hours to get there... and were well rewarded!

I was travelling with a colleague and we had a spare day so decided to drive up to the Trail of 100... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Comox, Canada
Life changing! But be prepared!!

I took my one year old daughter to the trail worried about whether or not I would need to wear her... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Houston, Texas
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Great Western Divide Hwy, Ponderosa, CA
+1 559-784-1500
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank fred_cameron
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

1  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

1  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
Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

Glad we stopped here. Trees are a must see for everyone including kids to grandparents. The trail is about 1.5miles and is paved which makes it easy for strollers and your feet. Be prepared for the drive because it will make some people car sick....More

Thank cezR6
Reviewed June 26, 2017

My family is from Colorado, and we love our mountains -- but we don't have anything like this. Pictures certainly do not do these trees justice. You need to walk among the giants to truly appreciate them. This trail is easy and offers incredible sights...More

1  Thank Linda F
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Amazing site. Ancient Sequoia trees. Easy paved trail. Not crowded the day we went. The kids loved it!

Thank Janneil E
Reviewed June 20, 2017

Absolutely stunning looking at these giant Sequoias. An easy and very relaxing hike, no inclines with a paved path which is clearly marked. My kids who are usually playing with their mobile devices had a blast running around, climbing fallen tree trunks and checking out...More

Thank Mojo C
Reviewed October 28, 2016

It's a bit off the main roads but certainly an enjoyable side trip. The easy paved path and trail markers take you very close to the giants and into the forest. When we visited they had been doing some clearing of the undergrowth and smaller...More

Thank ondbrink
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Questions & Answers
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