General Sherman Tree Trail

EASY 129 reviews
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General Sherman Tree Trail is a 0.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Sequoia National Park, California that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
0.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
157 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

no dogs

Fun easy walk on a paved trail to see the largest tree in the world!

hiking
2 days ago

Amazing to hike in the Sequoias

hiking
4 days ago

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hiking
8 days ago

Worth it only to see the General Sherman Tree and to get to the Congress Trail. I have seen less crowded subway terminals.

walking
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walking
1 month ago

High traffic area. Short trail to a close up encounter with some of the Giant Sequoias and a close up view of The General Sherman.

hiking
1 month ago

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hiking
1 month ago

Breathtaking. Took my kids Saturday and they LOVED it!! I'll be on this beauty high until the end of the week ❤️ worth the 4.5 hr drive *super easy trail they even have a free shuttle if you are unable to go up or down the trail incline. Get out there!

1 month ago

Fun and crowded :)

2 months ago

2 months ago