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“natural beauty abounds”
Review of Giant Forest

Giant Forest
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Owner description: A forest with ancient sequoia trees.
Redmond, Oregon
Level 6 Contributor
242 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“natural beauty abounds”
Reviewed November 29, 2012

Being retired allows us to avoid the big highways...and we chose a route thru this National park on our way from Oregon to LA for Thanksgiving with family. It is pristine and incredibly lovely.... the big trees and lovely peaceful groves can restore the most jaded soul. We were blessed with sunshine and mild weather which made it nearly perfect. The slow and winding two lane highway made us wish we had come on our motorcycles! We definitely will come back next time to ride this on our motors. We reached nearly 7500 feet elevation and had incredible vistas over numerous mountain ranges. I only avoided a 5 rating due to the remoteness and time this takes..... be prepared to spend a whole day getting here and enjoying it....

Visited November 2012
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Kansas City, Missouri
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137 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“fabulous and not busy”
Reviewed November 26, 2012

Big Tree Trail was the best and easiest trail. You have access to so many sequoias and it was nearly emtpy compared to General Sherman and General Grant.

Visited October 2012
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Geneva, Switzerland
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177 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Awsome views”
Reviewed November 25, 2012

Of course a must when in this park.
These trees make dwarfs of the normal trees (which are quite big themselves).
You've gotto take your time to see the various places and enjoy yourselves.
The roads are windy and the distance longer then expected.

Visited August 2012
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Brno, Czech Republic
Level 5 Contributor
78 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Huge trees and bear”
Reviewed November 24, 2012

We had a chance to see really huge trees there and one black bear as well. So it was very nice and scary in the same time so we really enjoyed that. Amazing place!

Visited September 2012
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Thank Tomas V
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Zurich, Switzerland
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86 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Impressive”
Reviewed November 19, 2012

A real "wow" experience! Visiting during the shoulder season was great - not much tourists around and we had many of the giants to ourselves.

Visited October 2012
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