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Sequoia National Park

Sequoia National Park, in central California, is famous for its giant sequoia trees, including five of the top ten largest trees in the world. Giant sequoias are so big that when one fell across the road in the 1930s, park workers cut a tunnel through the log instead of hauling it away. Driving through the Tunnel Log is among the favorite activities of many visitors to Sequoia National Park. The largest of the trees are more than 2000 years old, and they have names. The General Sherman tree, the world's largest tree, grows in the park's Giant Forest. A drive down the park's Generals Highway takes visitors to another national park--Kings Canyon National Park - Grant Grove and the General Grant tree and other giant sequoias. All the trees are part of an old-growth conifer forest shared by Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Aside from the amazing trees, Sequoia National Park has another spectacular natural wonder: Crystal Cave. This is one of the few caves in the United States formed of marble, which has been polished to a smooth shine by water flowing through the cave. Current Internet Travel Offers for Sequoia NP...

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