06/20/2013 06:49 am ET Updated Aug 20, 2013

9 Reasons You Must Visit Sequoia National Park

Sequoia National Park comprises over 631 square miles of mountainous peaks, old-growth forests, and breathtaking meadows. It's also home to five of the 10 largest trees on the planet!

The Giant Forest connects Sequoia to Kings Canyon National Park via the Generals Highway. But, the vast majority of the park is a roadless wilderness, which has helped preserve its original pre-settlement rustic beauty. Here are nine reasons why you simply must visit Sequoia National Park this summer.

9 Reasons You MUST Visit Sequoia National Park

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