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Did not like the switchbacks! And there were lots of them. But, such a beautiful National Park... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Denver, Colorado
Worth the trip

This place is awe inspiring. Just walking under the giant trees makes you feel like you are this... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
New York City, New York
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“general sherman”(16 reviews)
“big trees”(8 reviews)
“the congress”(6 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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7480 Avenue 308, Visalia, CA 93291-8767
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Did not like the switchbacks! And there were lots of them. But, such a beautiful National Park. Lots of good hiking!

Thank Dale987
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is awe inspiring. Just walking under the giant trees makes you feel like you are this tiny ant in a giants world. Plenty of wildlife around to see (chipmunks, deer, etc). The top of moro rock is a must. So is the cave...More

Thank maximus1020
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A unique place on earth. These trees won't grow anywhere else in the planet. How do they survive for 3000 years? These are only some of the questions. Their size and appearance is impressive. The largest of them all is General Sherman which requires some...More

Thank LEO A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unparalleled beauty accessible to all. Great trails and vistas, exhibits are interesting. Go early, hike hard, leave early

Thank MariD112
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow breathtaking place the giant sequoias are amazing and have to be seen to get the true scale of there size, we had an awesome day wandering around these then finished our day up morro rock which was the icing on our cake to a...More

Thank philip d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't miss the big trees! A destination for tourists from all over the globe. In season, take the Visalia shuttle to the park!

Thank JackMajor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To stand in the presence of such majestic giants is an opportunity out don’t want to miss . We drove up with our minivan and while the roads are twisty , they are very well maintained so the drive is very easy if you take...More

1  Thank mrmoparhemi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely to see and learn about these amazing trees. Photos can’t do justice to their immense size and scale - they have to be experienced up close and personal. Sherman and Grant are the best places to aim for although they are divided by a...More

Thank Bev D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The General Sherman Tree is just breath-taking! It is so massive! The walking trails are easy and you can see other huge trees along the Congress Trail. Well worth the drive!!

Thank JeremyPierson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

How can you not love this beautiful park?! The weather is great during summer, lots of snow during winter. We love camping during the summer and going on hikes together. It truly is beautiful and there are hikes for beginners like my family or experienced...More

Thank Bgcountry187
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Dennis P
2 September 2018|
Response from marisamonta |
We went into the park today and the road was open; but they were doing roadwork inside the park. Also, we found out the hard way that GPS does not work here.
Sonali B
29 August 2018|
Response from marisamonta |
Yes, there are rattlesnakes
Don S
29 August 2018|
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Response from ETO_Buff | Reviewed this property |
As long as the dog plays well with bears. 😂