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Highlight of our West Coast Parks Trip

The Giant Forest is just unbelievable. The Sequoia Trees are so much larger than life. They are the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gafilpoo
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Bluffton, Ohio
Came to see the Giants!

The Giant forest is amazing! You actually drive through the forest to go to the Giant Forest... read more

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570stefaniew
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Bellefontaine, Ohio
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Giant Forest is just unbelievable. The Sequoia Trees are so much larger than life. They are the largest trees in the world (in total volume). Every tree is different, fire scars, shape, branch structure. In October the weather was outstanding and it was the perfect temperature to hike. You can easily spend two days just wandering among these giants.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Giant forest is amazing! You actually drive through the forest to go to the Giant Forest Museum. There are several trails you can take in this area. We chose the trail through the Giant Forest to the Sherman Tree. Was not disappointed.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much to see in the Giant Forest! If within a few hours drive, it's well-worth you time to spend at least a day here! Tons of trails, huge trees, and epic sights to behold!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There’s just no way to really share how majestic these beautiful giants are. Driving through the forest with these massive trees on either side was an experience that is definitely worth repeating! The Northern California redwoods are amazing as well, but here the back drop of the vast canyons and rocks give this forest another dimension of awe!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Photos do not do this justice. It is a place you have to visit to truly appreciate. One of the best places to visit in the States.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time in the Giant Forest. I was amazed how many giant trees there were and was amazed about the history. We saw both the General Grant and the General Sherman trees. A big bonus for me was staying at the John Muir Lodge just to catch a view of the night sky. In the evening there is a program leaving from the Lodge to see the stars from an international dark sky site. We saw the milky way, at least 4 shooting stars, and so many stars it was a little hard to see constellations we normally recognize - all this in helicopter pad which is a short distance from a parking lot. I think it was called Panorama Point.
As a note of warning, we walked down to the General Sherman tree - it was difficult to walk back up to the parking lot. Also, the elevation in the parks can vary, so as midwesterners this was a bit of a challenge. Have fun and be safe! We did not see any bears. Also, the road going into the Northwest was much newer and less curvy!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great walk and a must see if even if you have seen the giant sequoias before! Do yourself a favor and go here!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an easy path a little over one half mile which gets you close to a lot of the sequoias. There are several displays that give info about the big trees as well as the ecology. The walk will take you away from the crowds.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

People will tell you how big and spectacular the trees are and those descriptions don’t do them justice. A must see.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It doesn't sound like a big tree would be all the cool. But it IS. General Sherman among others were fantastic. We visited Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia Parks and this was definitely one of the high lights.

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