First of all, like I said before, it takes at least five hours to get there. "There" means the entrance to the park. From the entrance, you drive along what feels like 100 miles of winding, two lane road, full of more switchbacks than one person can reasonably handle.
Once over the mountains, you get to the Giant Forest, where you find the largest living things on earth:
We had to sit quietly for long moments to get a picture of this varmint.