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Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park

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Address: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Phone Number: +1 559-565-3766
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A real taste of the back country

We went about 2 miles up the Twin Lakes Trail from the end of the Wuksachi Lodge road. The trail is a bit of up and down, across beautiful creeks, in the dense forest, a bit in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Ojai
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went about 2 miles up the Twin Lakes Trail from the end of the Wuksachi Lodge road. The trail is a bit of up and down, across beautiful creeks, in the dense forest, a bit in open areas, near massive granite outcrops. Wish we'd had time to go farther.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

My oh my what a beautiful place to visit, the drive was beautiful with lots of twists and turns the scenery was stunning, first time I have seen redwoods and they didn't disappoint, the are so tall and the trunks so wide, Kings Canyon was amazing, definitely would recommend this to all

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Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This park is by far one of the best I've seen. The trails are good the trees are great. Looking at the oldest tree was pretty amazing. We used Sequoia Seeing Tours and Brad the driver was the best. There wasn't a question he could not answer. He drove those steep hills with confidence. Highly recommend.

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Thank DPC6969
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Take this trail all the way to Pear Lake for fabulous views. Be sure and take the Watchman route. We hiked 89 miles in Sequoia and Kings Canyon. This trail ranks among the best!

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Thank Vicki R
Montreal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

It's a bit long, 12 miles, but not difficult. You go through a beautiful forest, and then you're out in the open with wonderful Sierra views, lakes,flowers, granite galore.

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San Luis Obispo, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

I have hiked on this trail twice, the last time, staying overnight at Pear Lake. It's a great hike. But if you are not in shape, then don't try it. It's a little tough. Uneven rocks on trail, consistent elevation climb, etc. ****PLEASE OBEY THE PARK RULES! Don't break trees to burn, pick up all litter in your campsite (even... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Took "The Hump" route up and down as the Watchtower was still closed due to snow. The Hump is a beast. Most of the elevation change happens in the first part of the trail and The Hump sends you up still. However once you're passed that you're in for some spectacular views of the lakes surrounded by boulders.

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Thank Manuel O
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

We did an overnight backpacking hike, initially determined to go all the way to Bear Paw (11.3 miles from trailhead). But ultimately ended up camping at Alta Peak area. We pitched our tent right above a cliff next to the trail with an overwhelmingly engulfing view of the valley beneath. It is difficult to describe in words the openness we... More 

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Lancaster, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

I've walked the lakes trail many times with and without my family. You will see other people walking the trail along with a lot of wildlife along the way. Take you time, dress properly for the time of the year and bring drinking water and snacks. Remember bring everything out what you bring in. Don't litter!!!! The trail is one... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Great place for tent camping and RVs. Very near Yosemite National Park. Lots of activities for families: miniature golf, horse shoes, volleyball, tetherball, with ping pong and pool tables in the lodge. People were very helpful and friendly.

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