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California’s Top 10 Natural Treasures

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10. Sequoia National Forest: As broad as their cousins—the redwoods—are tall, Giant Sequoias have amazed school children, presidents, and visiting kings and queens. Stretching more than 102 feet around, Sequoia National Forest is home to some of the biggest trees found anywhere on earth. Located in the southern Sierra Nevadas, the park also contains Mount Whitney, the highest point in the contiguous 48 United States.

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Beth Buczynski

Beth is a freelance writer and editor living in the Rocky Mountain West. So far, Beth has lived in or near three major U.S. mountain ranges, and is passionate about protecting the important ecosystems they represent. Follow Beth on Twitter as @ecosphericblog or check out her blog.

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9:37PM PDT on Jun 23, 2011

beautiful

8:19AM PDT on Jun 1, 2011

my sister will be working in California for a few months and I'll be visiting her. Great ideas for my touristy travel plans - thanks

4:47PM PDT on May 23, 2011

Thanks for this beaut!

5:32AM PDT on Apr 26, 2011

I want to visit California. Now! :) Tnank you.

11:09AM PDT on Apr 25, 2011

lovely pictures ty

12:25PM PDT on Apr 21, 2011

beautiful pictures

10:36PM PDT on Apr 20, 2011

thanks for the beautiful article.

4:34AM PDT on Apr 20, 2011

thanks

11:55AM PDT on Apr 19, 2011

Great Places to die for!!

11:55AM PDT on Apr 19, 2011

Fantastic Places to die for!!

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