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Nestled in California's Sierra Nevada mountain range, Sequoia National Park is a haven of towering giants and breathtaking natural beauty. Known primarily for its sky-scraping sequoia trees, the park is home to the General Sherman Tree, the largest tree on Earth by volume. Standing at 275 feet tall and estimated to be over 2,200 years old, this colossal tree offers a humbling perspective on the grand scale of nature.

Beyond its famed sequoias, the park is a treasure trove of diverse landscapes and ecosystems. As you ascend from the lower foothills into the high alpine regions, you'll traverse through a variety of habitats, each with its unique flora and fauna. From black bears and mule deer in the forests to marmots and pikas at higher elevations, the park is rich in wildlife.

For hikers, Sequoia National Park provides a broad spectrum of opportunities. Trails range from easy, family-friendly walks like the Big Trees Trail, to strenuous hikes like the High Sierra Trail, which offers stunning vistas including the Great Western Divide. Whether you're strolling through a grove of giant sequoias or trekking through high alpine wilderness, you'll find a trail that offers the right blend of challenge and beauty.

The park is not just about what's above ground. Crystal Cave, a hidden marble cavern, offers a completely different type of natural beauty. Accessible through guided tours, this cave presents an underworld of intricate mineral formations, including stalactites and stalagmites.

For mountaineers, the park has something even more challenging: Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the contiguous United States, accessible via the Whitney Portal. The summit offers sweeping 360-degree views that extend as far as the eye can see, but reaching it requires a strenuous hike and significant elevation gain.

In essence, Sequoia National Park is much more than its iconic giant trees. It's a diverse landscape offering a plethora of experiences, from the intimate to the grandiose. Whether you're marveling at the towering sequoias, exploring underground caverns, or standing on the summit of Mount Whitney, the park invites you into a world of natural wonder that is as diverse as it is awe-inspiring.

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Geeky Facts about Sequoia National Park

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There are over 1,200 species of vascular plants.

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The vegetation includes foothills, montane forests, subalpine and alpine.

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Sequoia National Park was established in 1890 to protect the giant sequoias from logging,

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California National Park Discovery

California National Park Discovery

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7 days from

£1,829 / person

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Hiking Sequoia, Kings Canyon, and Yosemite

Hiking Sequoia, Kings Canyon, and Yosemite

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£1,429 / person

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California's Great National Parks

California's Great National Parks

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8 days from

£3,321 / person

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