Grant Village to Grant Grove Trail General Grant Tree Trail Azalea Campground Hike
If you visit the Grant Grove Area of Kings Canyon National Park, you will probably want to stop by both the General Grant Tree in the Grant Grove and the visitor center in nearby Grant Village. You can drive between these two locations or connect them on foot with a trail that is one-mile one-way, passing through Azalea Campground to bridge the two busy areas. The trail... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: September 3, 2013
North Boundary Trail Loop Kings Canyon National Park Grant Grove Hike
The General Grant Tree Trail is the busiest hike in the Grant Grove Area of Kings Canyon National Park, but most visitors probably don't know that the popular paved loop can be used to reach North Boundary Trail, a narrow dirt trail that sees little foot traffic. Cross through the Grant Grove to reach a 2.75-mile loop on North Boundary Trail and North Boundary Cutoff... Read more.
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Distance: 3.55 miles – Elevation change: 375 feet
By: hikespeak Last updated: September 3, 2013
General Grant Tree Trail Kings Canyon National Park Grant Grove Loop Hike
The Grant Grove is one of the top draws in Kings Canyon National Park, containing the park's most important sequoia, the General Grant Tree. The Grant Grove is one of the world's premier sequoia habitats with several of the world's largest trees. It is the oldest section of Kings Canyon National Park, first protected as General Grant National Park in 1890. A paved 0.8-mile... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: September 3, 2013
Dead Giant Loop Trail Sequoia Lake Overlook Kings Canyon National Park Grant Grove Hike Sunset Trail
Dead Giant Loop Trail is an enjoyable single-track loop trail through a forest of giant sequoias and pines in the Grant Grove Area of Kings Canyon National Park. In addition to a massive still-standing dead sequoia, the lightly traveled trail passes Sequoia Lake Overlook, which presents views over a small blue reservoir to the southwest just outside the national park. ... Read more.
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Distance: 2.25 miles – Elevation change: 300 feet
By: hikespeak Last updated: September 3, 2013
North Grove Trail Kings Canyon National Park Grant Grove Loop Hike Sunset Trail
On the west side of the Grant Grove Area of Kings Canyon National Park, you will find the North Grove of Giant Sequoias, where hikers can set out downhill on a loop through a forest of big trees. North Grove Trail is 1.4 miles long and connects to Sunset Trail at both ends to form a 2-mile loop with 350 feet of elevation change. North Grove Trail combines nicely with the... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: September 3, 2013
Hart Tree and Fallen Goliath Loop Kings Canyon National Park Redwood Mountain Grove hike Redwood Creek Trail Hart Tree Trail Loop
Despite being the world's largest grove of giant sequoias, the Redwood Mountain Grove receives far fewer visitors than the Giant Forest and the General Grant Grove. Those that do visit are in for a treat. Redwood Mountain Grove is a haven for hikers. There are three long trails exploring the Redwood Mountain Grove (Sugar Bowl Trail, Redwood Creek Trail, and Hart Tree... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: November 23, 2013
Big Trees Trail Sequoia National Park Round Meadow Nature Trail loop hike Giant Forest Sequoia Grove
Big Trees Trail offers an easy, educational, and beautiful hike through giant sequoias in Sequoia National Park's Giant Forest. Big Trees Trail is a level and paved nature trail circling 0.8 miles beneath towering sequoias along the edges of Round Meadow. Handicapped visitors can park at a convenient lot near Round Meadow for a 1-mile wheelchair-friendly hike. ... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: September 3, 2013
Calaveras Big Trees State Park hike North Grove Big Trees Trail Arnold California giant sequoias
Ever wonder what happened when settlers first set eyes on giant sequoia trees? Relive the excitement of that discovery and see the enormous trees for yourself at Calaveras Big Tree State Park. The 10-square mile park has two groves of sequoias, two campgrounds, picnic areas, and a number of hiking trails. You could easily spend a couple days exploring the park, but if... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: September 3, 2013
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias Yosemite National Park Wawona area day hike
In direct competition with Sequoia National Park, Yosemite invites visitors to their own grove of giant sequoias. What about the General Sherman Tree, the biggest tree in the world, can Yosemite's Mariposa Grove match that? Well Grizzly Giant is pretty impressive, but there are better things to do in Yosemite than measure the waistline of every tree in the forest. In... Read more.
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Distance: 1.6 miles – Elevation change: 400 feet
By: hikespeak Last updated: September 3, 2013
Trail of 100 Giants Sequoia National Forest Western Divide Ranger District hike Giant Sequoia National Monument Giant Sequoia Grove hiking trail
The Trail of 100 Giants offers a leisurely loop through a grove of giant sequoias. With easy access off the Western Divide Highway, this is practically a required stop on a trip to Giant Sequoia National Monument. Located within Long Meadow Grove, this half-mile paved trail gives visitors an opportunity to revel beneath these enormous beauties.The elegant red bark... Read more.
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