Cool trees, but too crowded of a scene for me, even on a weekday. The prevailing theme on the plaques was, “if these trees could talk.” Something tells me if these trees could talk, they would tell us thanks for ruining an awesome planet assholes.
Standard tourist trail, unnecessarily paved trails and anything made of wood has been carved with initials and names, also due to a lot of charcoal laying around from prescribed burns, nearly everything else was written on with black charcoal, so that was cool to see.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.