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General Grant Tree Trail

Grant Tree Road, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA 93628
559-565-3341
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Beautiful Trail

This trail was exceptionally pretty. The tree was huge of course. The trail led you through a lot... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jeannie B
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Tallahassee, Florida
Worth the stop

Not as big as the Sherman Tree, but well worth the visit . . . even in its presence, it's hard to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Bob L
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Greeneville, Tennessee
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Grant Tree Road, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA 93628
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This trail was exceptionally pretty. The tree was huge of course. The trail led you through a lot of Sequoias not just the Grant tree. It was not crowded. However, a lot of people ignored the signs not to walk up to the tree and...More

Thank Jeannie B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Not as big as the Sherman Tree, but well worth the visit . . . even in its presence, it's hard to believe it is as immense as it is!

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Short easy walk and the Grant Tree almost as big as the General Sherman Tree. it was well worth the stop.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great paved trail to see some of the largest of the Sequoias. A bit crowded at times but easy for our kids (6 and 4) to get through it with no issues.

Thank MarkDMarkDMarkD
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tree, and the trail around it, and the others in the woods nearby, really should be listed among the wonders of the world. They are so immense that it is really not possible to comprehend it. You have to see it, and still will...More

Thank James R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an easy and cool walk (about 1 mile) from the visitor center to the General Grant grove and tree. The trail is fairly marked and you can smell the crisp mountain air and pine tree scent along the way. I'd recommend this if...More

Thank Enrico M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I noticed there was a disabled access towards this tree which was only several minutes walk, whereas the 'normal' people were directed towards a parking area which was some 10min walk and leaving many breathless. A bit unfair to assume that if you appear as...More

Thank TERRAvelista
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Be humbled by the grandeur of nature! Well signed, easy walk around the grand old sequioa's. Went on a Monday and the crowds were very reasonable.

Thank BJ T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived before 8am and hardly anyone was out. There is a trail guide (small fee requested) although we didn't find all of the markers. Nevertheless there are lots of impressive trees to see as you hike along. I think you can get closer to...More

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big trees up close. Accessible for everyone. Easy access from parking lot. Stop to see on your way to Kings Canyon.

Thank Kim P
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Vickie W
28 September 2016|
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Response from Tommy J | Reviewed this property |
Unless you plan to do a lot of hiking or just sitting around relaxing along the river you will not need a full day in Kings Canyon.
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Paula R
26 July 2015|
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Response from Aalexsmith | Reviewed this property |
Hello, obviously late on a response but I hope you were able to find that the trees were near each other and you were able to see both.
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