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“What a Beautiful Drive!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Generals Highway

Generals Highway
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Owner description: A 30-mile scenic drive at 7,000 feet.
hanford
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“What a Beautiful Drive!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

You can enjoy the Giant Sequoias and breathtaking views on this lovely drive thru Sequoia National Park without even leaving your vechical. You can go two diferent ways, from Fresno go up Hyway 180 to Hyway 198; or from Visalia go up Hyway 198 and come out Hyway 180; either way is spectacular . This entire trip can take you only 4 hours if you make no stops.

Visited May 2012
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“Great views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012 via mobile

A long winding road up the mountains with stunning views. Takes a couple of hours to reach the top but well worth the trip. You see lots of wildlife and maybe even bears! Just don't ride the brakes on the way back down!

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Springville, California
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“Awesome !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Gods Country - Beautiful ! Love the high country, trees, river, streams, nature. Magnificant scenery.

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Lemoore, California
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“Great Scenery!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

I drive on General's Highway almost every weekend, and the view never gets old. The sight is gorgeous, especially once you get higher into the mountains. The only bad thing (which I believe is quite minor) is some parts of Generals Highway is so windy that it may make you feel dizzy or sick.

Visited August 2012
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trumpton
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“a feat of civil engineering - with delays”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

We liked being able to drive into and through the Sequoia National Park. The people who built the road must have been tough. We didn't like the roadworks which caused hold-ups of over twenty minutes on some otherwise short journeys. Maybe the height of the tourist season isn't the best time for resurfacing?

Visited August 2012
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