Your Sequoia National Park Tour begins with courtesy pick-up service at your motel or resort in Three Rivers. You'll be whisked away on your picturesque journey in our comfortable air conditioned van to the Generals Highway as it winds its way along the beautiful Kaweah River.
Our first stop is along the river at Hospital Rock, where we will visit an ancient Indian Village and see the pictographs and bedrock mortars that were left behind.
From there, the highway climbs over 3,000 feet to Giant Forest. Along the way, we'll stop at Amphitheater Point to enjoy views of Moro Rock and points beyond.
After we enter Giant Forest, home of giant redwood trees and giant sequoias - , we will make our way to Moro Rock, where a short walk offers a stunning view of the peaks of the Great Western Divide.
Next, we're off to take a short stroll along Crescent Meadow, stopping in for a visit at the new Giant Forest Museum with its panoramic displays depicting the history of the Giant Sequoias.
Then, its time for lunch. There is no better place than the Wuksachi Lodge! The dining room, situated so you can sit and enjoy the view of the breathtaking scenery, including the forest and mountainns, through the large picture window while you enjoy the delicious, moderately priced meals.
The tour resumes with a visit to General Sherman. Towering at 274.9' (83.8 meters tall) and 102.6' (31.3 meters) in circumference at its base, and with 52,500 cubic feet (1,486.6 cubic meters) of the wood, the General Sherman Tree earns the title of the "World's Largest Living Thing". Our next stop is at the Lodgepole Vistors Center and market.
At the conclusion of the sequoia and redwoods tour you are returned to the Town of Three Rivers, where you are returned to the comfort of your motel or resort.
|Location:||Three Rivers, CA|
|Contact Information:||PO Box 1086 Three Rivers, CA 93271|