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“Great place to go” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Grant Grove

Grant Grove
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Owner description: Inside Kings Canyon National Park is this grove of giant Sequoias.
Franklin, North Carolina
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great place to go”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2013

Very cool sequoia grove to visit. Easily accessible to vehicles in the summer. Just a short walk to the actual General Grant tree.

Visited June 2013
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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“Quaint, needs plumbing”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2013

Quaint little cabins, poor parking. We came late in the day and someone was in our spot. There is no sink or toilets, you have to share a community bathroom and the showers take quarters. You have to pay a dollar per minute. They do provide towels and soap.

Visited June 2013
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Fresno, California
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14 reviews
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“land of giants”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2013

I believe this is the easiest place to see the most giant sequoia trees in one area. The paved trail, about a mile long loop, is easy to walk, and it puts you right next to some of the largest trees on earth. Grant Grove is also the closest part of of the park from Fresno, so it only takes about an hour to drive here from the city. It is usually accessible in winter, but you should still check beforehand.

Visited April 2013
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Monterey, CA
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123 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“The closest village to the entrance”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

Grant Grove seemed smaller than some of the other villages but everything seemed well placed and easy to get to with a short walking distance. The gift shop/restaurant area was clean and well maintained. There is a lodge here as well as tent and RV camping and tent cabins and regular cabins for rent. Grant Grove is very close to the General Grant Tree . It seemed to be about halfway between both parks, which is what attracted us to it . I can't think of anything we disliked about staying here.

Visited June 2013
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Houston, Texas
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132 reviews
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“I never thought of myself as a tree hugger”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2013

But I just couldn't help myself when you see the size and magnificence of these trees. Spend a little time walking on the trails in Sequoia so you are walking amongst them rather than just visit the biggest ones. It makes you realise how majestic they are and also how small you are when you can walk through them, drive through them and stand inside the fire damage on the sides of them

Visited May 2013
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