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Address: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Easy hiking trail that takes you past the Chimney Tree and Tharp's Log.

Easy hiking trail that takes you past the Chimney Tree and Tharp's Log.

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beautiful easy hike

If you have smaller kids or like me was traveling with a kiddo with a bum ankle, this is a good simple and easy hike. So the kiddo twisted her ankle before the trip, but she was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have smaller kids or like me was traveling with a kiddo with a bum ankle, this is a good simple and easy hike. So the kiddo twisted her ankle before the trip, but she was a trooper and didn't let that stop her. As you wind your way through the beautiful scenery you see the awesome trees both... More 

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Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

The Boyscouts had a great time hiking the trails, enjoying the big trees, climbing on the big fallen log. We even managed to get a good picture of a buck resting at the base of a sequoia tree.

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Laguna Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Beautiful easy, paved trail is near level to Tharp's log. The trail skirts along Crescent meadow, views of redwoods, deer, and in the fall amber leaves of some species. A really beautiful and easily accomplished walk, with some effort, i took a friend in a wheelchair. Crescent meadow is closed during winter.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Words can not express the magnificent beauty of this place. The grand scale of these beautiful trees is breathtaking . We were not able to see the grand Sherman tree, the oldest living tree in the world because we had our dog with us. Most of the park you'll be able to bring your pets in a leash... just not... More 

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Silverton, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Not every park visitor goes here, but it is a lovely spot - well worth the short drive. Lots of lovely Sequoias line the meadows and driving through one is a great experience!

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Ljubljana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

It is just a short way from the Sequoia visitor centre. Going toward this loop you could see more about Sequoia park. And the place is noce to drive through.

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We hiked from Moro car park and round the Crescent Meadow Loop. The Fall colours were beautiful. Excellent hike.

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Oakhurst, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

OMG - this was so much fun. On top of that we saw the fall foliage including the dogwoods. A must do!

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Thank JulieLynn F
South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

But the Meadow loop trail is lovely and easy and cool on a warm day. A variety of trees and good interpretive signs. Great place to take small children and allow them to run around as long as they respect barriers and signs and the trees. Some you can approach and some are off limits.

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Bedale, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We enjoyed driving through Crescent Meadow Loop and photo opportunities. The only downside is the photographs when we were there there were large groups driving through stopping and taking lots and lots of photos before driving on and going through again with a different driver. The queue then builds up and a few drivers were starting to be restless and... More 

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