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Must see on your trek through Sequoia National Forest

This was our second stop in the Sequoia National Forest. So much here, The Congress Trail walk... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
Short walk

Short, easy walk ,close to parking lot. Take your time, do not rush, read all the information, very... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2018
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

This was our second stop in the Sequoia National Forest. So much here, The Congress Trail walk was only 2 miles and well worth it. Part of our group stayed back and were fine there because there was so many other things to look at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

Short, easy walk ,close to parking lot. Take your time, do not rush, read all the information, very interesting.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RudySzymon
Reviewed November 15, 2018

You need to bring some extra time to see those trees. There is a round walk from the parking lot which takes about 50 min to see visit this place depending on your physical conditions. A nice walk I highly recommend

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank redbaron12016
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We spent a couple of hours on this trail, although you could walk it much faster if you wanted. We dawdled, taking photos and enjoying the atmosphere. We spotted deer and chipmunks, not to mention the amazing trees. Just a little way along the trail...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sue V
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Along the Congress trail you can start with the General Grant Tree, then wind, with little change in altitude, through an amazing forest. You can go just beyond the Congress Trail to get to The President and Senate Trees.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gafilpoo
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful way to start the day. Walking through these majestic giants as the sun filters down to the forest floor and touches their spring peaks. We found loads of wildlife, squirrels, chipmunks and many types of birds including two different species of wood...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

The Congress trail is all paved with asphalt. We just walked the whole thing today. I saw literature ( even at the trailhead) that said it was “partially” paved. There were some places where the asphalt showed upheaval due to weather or roots, but walking...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank h0mefree2
Reviewed September 24, 2018

As they enter Sequoia National Park many visitors head straight for the Sherman Tree. Far fewer people continue past Sherman to follow the Congress Trail. It’s too bad because the loop is worth the extra time and effort. Then again, those who are ambitious enough...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank delily
Reviewed September 12, 2018

A short two mile hike from the General Grant area takes you to a multitude of sequoias groves. A walk thru tunnel and multiple wildlife sightings added to the fun.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank wojo2015
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful walk. We did this on a rainy part of the afternoon when we didn’t feel that it was safe to go on exposed trails. The damp forest touched all of our senses especially smell. I wish you could bottle that up!

Date of experience: September 2018
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