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Address: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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An 249.9 foot ancient tree believed to be between 2,300 and 2,700 years...

An 249.9 foot ancient tree believed to be between 2,300 and 2,700 years old.

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Amazingly Beautiful and Majestic Tree

The General's Sherman Tree is absolutely stunning in its size and girth. Displays tell you about its age, weight and circumference the exact details of which escape me and there... read more

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 513 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The General's Sherman Tree is absolutely stunning in its size and girth. Displays tell you about its age, weight and circumference the exact details of which escape me and there are lots of explanations too about the Great Sequoia species. It is a very, very short walk from the car park off the highway, an easy walk at that, so... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy 1/2 mile hike to see this giant. The sheer size of this tree is beyond belief. Walk under a fallen tree and explore the many other giant sequoias in this area.

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2 Thank Carol H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

General Sherman was an amazing sight. It was worth the drive. We couldn't have gone at a better time since it had just snowed.

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Thank jonathan o
Moscow, Russia
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70 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must see, if you are somewhere near. Don't forget, that you have to rent chains(even, if you will not use them) and pay for entrance.

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1 Thank Azamat K
Mackay, Australia
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing creation! It was well worth the drive to this most amazing spot. When we arrived it had been snowing so the pathway was a little treacherous with ice built up on the pathway. Would recommend taking good shoes and if no snow has been recently, the tree can be visited by all ages and fitness levels. Well... More 

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Thank Scott M
Newport Beach, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Truly a giant amount giants. The area offers a wonderful short hike, on a good walking path. The General Sherman tree is incredibly massive. As you head up the path to see it you will come to the fallen tree that has a passage way through it.

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Thank sandydoezie
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent afternoon trip. The routes to the tree was well planned and easy access for all even those less mobile. I would suggest those with less mobility park in the lower car park. The route down to the tree are very steep.

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2 Thank Sally J
Reno, Nevada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Almost unimaginable that it is real. Almost looks cartoonish as it (and the other big trees) are so amazing. I highly recommend seeing this.

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Thank Momof2Reno
Peoria, Arizona
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155 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My kids and I loved this place! Of course, this tree was incredible. The little hiking path around was covered in snow so we didn't get to walk around too much. It was fun and I am glad we stopped here. It was actually too crowded to park the first time we drove by but we came back the next... More 

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Thank Jennifer D
Minnesota
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33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How can you go to Sequoia and not see General Sherman? It is quite impressive and the day we were there, it was snowing which made for beautiful scenery. And, since it was still fairly cold and we were out around 9, there were only 4 other people there so we had the place almost to ourselves.

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