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2-Day Yosemite National Park Winter Tour from San Francisco
"Immerse yourself in the beauty and solitude of Yosemite National Park in the winter with this 2-day tour from San Francisco. Throughout your trip your guide will teach you about the history of Yosemite and give you great advice on how to get the most out of your time in the park.""""Escape to the snow-capped mountains of Yosemite National Park from San Francisco for two full days. Take a coach tour of Yosemite Valley with your guide and enjoy various activities during your free time such as hiking and snowshoeing. Soak in views o Yosemite is said to be best in the winter months!Likely to Sell Out: Rooms at the Yosemite Lodge often sell out months in advance. Reserve early to avoid disappointment"title=Highlights&1=2-day+winter+tour+of+Yosemite+National+Park+from+San+Francisco&2=Take+a+coach+tour+of+spectacular+Yosemite+Valley+and+enjoy+views+of+famous+sites+such+as+Half+Dome&3=Stay+overnight+at+the+cozy+Yosemite+Lodge+at+the+Falls&4=Choose+from+a2 days / 1 night
From $473.00
 
Family Hike in Yosemite
"Spend quality time with your family while hiking and learning the natural history of Yosemite National Park from our local guides. These interpretative tours combine short easy hike with outdoor educational sessions that will benefit children and pare lake or stream. These introductory hiking tours are perfect for beginners. Expect to hike four to five miles with minimal elevation gains. Tours will last approximately four to five hours. Moderate HikeEscape from the masses and take some of Yo"""Enjoy a pleasant half-day hike on a relatively gentle trail in Yosemite Valley or the High Country that will allow for excellent photo opportunities and a chance to picnic perched atop a magnificent vista point or alongside a meadow lake or stream. These introductory hiking tours are perfect for beginners."title=Highlights&1=Hike+through+Yosemite+or+the+High+Country+with+an+introductory+hike+perfect+for+the+whole+family&2=Select+the+best+hike+for+your+schedule%2C+with+multiple+times+offered+throughout+the+day&3=Bring+the+whole+family+on+an+outdoor+adventure
From $75.00
 
Painted Cave Kayaking Tour at Channel Islands National Park
"Explore the less traveled west end of Santa Cruz Island and the beautiful Painted Cave. Relax and let us take care of the all the details on this unforgettable Channel Islands kayaking tour. This all inclusive day trip departs out of the Santa Barbara first class whale watching and a scenic cruise to Santa Cruz Island where the boat will anchor giving you time to take an amazing kayak tour of Painted Cave and a series of other caves and coves nearby. After exploring the magnificent cave we give you some time for snorkeling taking photos or to take a hot shower on the boat. A hot lunch will be served on the boat before heading back to Santa Barbara. Alcohol is not served on the boat but guests over 21 years old are welcome to bring their own to enjoy on the trip. This b native wildlife and fantastic snorkeling opportunities. With your knowledgeable guides
From $199.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Sequoia National Park

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General Sherman: a myth debunked

Apparently, I'm not the only one who questions General Sherman's actual age and claim of longevity. The park officials, eager to get to the bottom of this, have determined that there is some...
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Hug A Tree!

This is not really an off the beaten path tip, it is just a tip about really taking the time to feel the beauty and awe of being surrounded by the gorgeous, giant trees. I had never seen anything like...
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What's better than a bear? Two bears.

We were lucky enough to see this duo make their way from the parking lot at the Giant Forest Museum to the Big Trees Trail and then we watched them munch their way through the Round Meadow. We kept to...
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Who's bigger, the sequoia or zrim?

Not much of a contest--although this fallen sequoia is just a tadpole as compared to some of the true giants like the General Sherman tree which has a circumference of 102 feet. And if my geometry...
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Crescent Meadow

If you drive up the mountain to hike the Moro Rock Trail, take some time to also see Crescent Meadow. It is an uncrowded corner of the park. There are no spectacular sequoias, but this meadow was one...
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Black bears

Keep your eyes open, the Sierra is definitely bear country. Bears are always a thrill and mostly they will ignore you. However, it is always important to keep your wits about you when you see a bear....
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Places to put the first footsteps

Sequoia, but even more King's Canyon, have an enormous backland. Only a fraction is opened with roads for the average family with cars. It must however be endlessly wonderful to backpack into the...
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Pick any hiking trail

When you pick up your park information from the Ranger, pick any trail and it will povide you with an experience "off the beaten path."
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Top Things to Do in Sequoia National Park

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Tunnel Log

If you are looking for the Tunnel Tree in either Sequoia, King's Canyon or even Yosemite, you are out of luck. That poor creature who had its base tunneled through for tourism was never in fact in any...
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King's Canyon National Park

Though the Grant Grove Trail is located in King's Canyon National Park, it fits more into the mold of walks in Sequoia National Park. This half mile loop is wheel chair accessible and brings visitors...
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Moro Rock

Moro Rock is well worth the climb for its views over the park and the high Sierra's in the distance. To get there you can either take a shuttle from the Giant Forest Museum or take a 1 1/2 mile hike....
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Crystal Cave Trail

The narrow and winding Crystal Cave Road is only 7 miles long, but has over 100 turns as it twists its way through forest and foothills to the entrance of Crystal Cave. There are a multitude of...
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Sequoia National Park

Lovely park. Lodgepole is the best campground, is closest to the attractions, and there are many hiking trails right off the campground. Top things to do:1) Morro Rock, 2) General Sherman/Congress...
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Sherman Tree

The General Sherman Tree is considered the largest living tree by volume. It is neither the tallest or widest but if you combine its 275 foot height with its 102 foot ground circumference, it is a...
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Top 5 Sequoia National Park Writers

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chewy3326

"Bigness"
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richiecdisc

"I Had to Tell a Tree about a Girl: Sequoia"
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awayhome

"Sequoia National Park:California Family Adventure"
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zrim

"Sequoias reside in mountainous terrain"
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shivan

"The hidden park"
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