We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Giant Forest

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
+1 559-565-3341
Website
Save
Review Highlights
In awe . Loved it.

If you Go later in the year it might be too crowded . Spring time was excellent since we had no... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Norma B
,
London, Ontario, Canada
MAGIC

Everyone should go here at least once in their life. The trees are massive. Later in the day, there... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
bcinsd15
,
San Diego
Read all 1,354 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
A forest with ancient sequoia trees.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“big trees” (53 reviews)
“amazing trees” (34 reviews)
LOCATION
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
CONTACT
Website
+1 559-565-3341
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
Reviews (1,354)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 956 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

If you Go later in the year it might be too crowded . Spring time was excellent since we had no problem getting a campsite at Azalea campground and for only 14 $ a night . The trees are breathtaking . The forest is peaceful...More

Thank Norma B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Everyone should go here at least once in their life. The trees are massive. Later in the day, there are less tourists.

Thank bcinsd15
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a must do stop in Sequoia National Park. First, everyone else knows it is one of the key places to visit in the park - so be prepared for lots of cars and a possibly full parking lot. Don't get frustrated like Melissa...More

1  Thank BadgerTripper
Reviewed 6 days ago

There are wonderful trails in this area to showcase these beautiful giants. Big Trees was our favorite. The only negative is that the only parking is at the museum and the lot is simply not large enough to accommodate everyone who comes. We arrived by...More

Thank sidebones
Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, I'd like to let people know things that no one else wrote about. Once you pay your fee ($30 per car), there is a 17 mile almost the whole way there all winding road ( at 25mph) to where most activities are....More

5  Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 1 week ago

A popular attraction and for good reason. To see these giant trees up close is truly breathtaking. The trails are paved and easy for walking. This is definitely a bucket list item.

Thank pvnipper
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We parked our car at the museum and then walked the Huckleberry trail. This circular trail starts just under 1 mile from the museum and you will leave the crowds behind. The trail leads along families of sequoias and past beautiful meadows. Stunning!

1  Thank Karin H
A TripAdvisor Member
51
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The General Grant grove in Sequoia National Park is a must see. The age and size of these trees is awesome and inspiring. The gentle walk among the paths of living giant trees and the hollowed out and exposed roots of downed trees is majestic...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cool place. Glad I went. Takes time to see it all give yourself plenty of time and enjoy the beauty.

Thank Brett N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Follow Generals Hwy to Wolverton Rd and the summer parking lot for Giant Forest. If you have an ADA parking sticker/placard, you can continue further on Generals Hwy to a parking area with ADA accessibility to General Sherman tree. From the summer parking lot, we...More

1  Thank ScarletAndGrey
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The Peaks Restaurant at Wuksachi Lodge
860 reviews
5.07 km away
Sierra Subs and Salads
227 reviews
18.80 km away
Badger Mountain House
12 reviews
23.45 km away
Pinehurst Lodge
23 reviews
26.70 km away
Nearby Attractions
Tunnel Log
144 reviews
.97 km away
Giant Forest Museum
263 reviews
.63 km away
Big Trees Trail
51 reviews
.28 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Jules82369
7 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from andyhg | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we stayed at Wuksachi Lodge, but there seemed to be plenty of camping around. I would think calling the ranger station might be able to help you.
0
Votes

Recently Reviewed Hotels around Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park