Virtual Guidebook to Kings Canyon, Sequoia and the Southern Sierra
Giant Forest
Sequoia National Park California



The Sentinel Tree in front of the Giant Forest Visitor Center

(August 11, 2003)


The Sentinel Tree is right in front of the visitor center in Giant Forest. It is 257 feet (78 meters) tall with a maximum diameter of 25 feet (7.7 meters).

(March 1, 2009)


Exceptionally deep snow at the Giant Forest Visitor Center

(March 28, 2011)


Inside the Giant Forest Visitor Center, formerly the village store. This is the first stop for park visitors coming in on the southern route (from Visalia).

(March 3, 2009)


The Four Guardsmen, giant Sequoias flanking the road entering Giant Forest

(June 18, 2001)

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