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nice hike

Trail head is in Lodgepole Campground. It's a really nice hike and not very difficult. The only... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wendy H
easy to moderate +/- 4 mile hike / Lodgepole area

It's a beautiful hike up alongside the Kaweah River leading to Tokopah Falls, a cascading water... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
Boone, North Carolina
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Sequoia National Park, Three Rivers, CA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trail head is in Lodgepole Campground. It's a really nice hike and not very difficult. The only problem was when we got there the waterfall was barely a trickle. I guess it would be better earlier in the summer, but the hike itself was really...More

1  Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This out and back hike can be anywhere between a 4 mile round trip to 10 miles round trip depending on where you start from. In late August the waterfall was dry but it was still worth doing the hike. The first half of our...More

Thank AustinWhitewater
Reviewed August 8, 2018

It's a beautiful hike up alongside the Kaweah River leading to Tokopah Falls, a cascading water fall that (depending on the season) gushes down the rocky mountainside. The trailhead is located at the far end of Lodgepole Campground. Bring water and snacks, and sturdy shoes...More

1  Thank demTravels
Reviewed August 2, 2018

The trail entrance is within Lodgepole campground. There are several easily accessible locations to cool off from the summer's heat into the melting snow filled river in the first third of the 1.7 mile hike. Sequoia National Park has some (5-6) great hiking trails in...More

Thank Scott F
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Did this with my 21 year old daughter, a walk in the park for her. It was all uphill getting there, but lots of picture spots, rivers edges, meadows, and tons of wildlife. Boulder hoping last quarter mile. Park in Lodgepole campground by the nature...More

3  Thank lost_bobcat
Reviewed July 23, 2018

This is a lovely hike. It was rated as easy, but the boulders you climb over at the top are anything but easy. Still, it's relatively short (1.7 miles each way) and the waterfalls at the top are beautiful. We went in July and this...More

Thank jaflaskey
Reviewed July 20, 2018

From the trailhead to the falls is a gradually inclining hike through forest, alongside the river, and beneath granite slabs. If you want to get close to the falls or into the water (yes!) there will be boulders to navigate.

Thank LJHSViking
Reviewed July 12, 2018

This is a gorgeous hike with varied terrain and scenery. The trail head is at the end of Lodgepole Campground which is just past the Lodgepole Visitor Center. Drive past the ranger station and inform the ranger you want to park and hike. No problem...More

2  Thank Pamela L
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Most "official" sites rate this hike as easy and say it should take about an hour, but I would rate it Moderate and allow two hours, unless you're a very fast hiker or trail runner and make no stops -- which would be a shame,...More

2  Thank BonB
Reviewed June 20, 2018

We did this hike on our last day in the park. It is a gradual climb until the end where you have to climb over some boulders but nothing difficult. The trail for the most part runs along the river and if you go early...More

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Response from Bradley G | Reviewed this property |
No, it was clear when we were there three weeks ago.