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 you only have one... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: January 8, 2019
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias Yosemite National Park Wawona area day hike
Is it a competition? Like Sequoia National Park, Yosemite invites visitors to its own groves of giant sequoias, namely the Mariposa Grove near the park's south entrance. Every giant sequoia grove is specoal, but does Yosemite have a tree that compares to Sequoia's General Sherman Tree, the biggest tree in the world? The Grizzly Giant in Mariposa Grove is a massive tree to see. Trying to... Read more.
OK! Add to trails I’ve hiked
OK! Add to trails I want to hike
Tagged with · National Parks · Sequoia Groves
Distance: 1.6 miles · Elevation change: 400 feet
By: Published: Last updated: August 31, 2019
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 trail gives visitors an opportunity to revel beneath these enormous beauties. Enjoy a half-mile paved loop or extend things a bit on a... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: June 4, 2017
Hockett Trail Sequoia National Park Hike Mineral King
Campers at Atwell Mill in the Mineral King region of Sequoia National Park are in a perfect position to take a stroll down Hockett Trail. This forest path descends southeast for 1.5 miles to a footbridge that crosses the East Fork of the Kaweah River. Along the way, the trail passes pines, firs, incense cedars, and the occasional Giant Sequoia. Hockett Trail continues far beyond the... Read more.
OK! Add to trails I’ve hiked
OK! Add to trails I want to hike
Tagged with · National Parks · Sequoia Groves
Distance: 3 miles · Elevation change: 600 feet
By: Published: Last updated: June 5, 2017
Mineral King Camping Atwell Mill Cold Springs Campgrounds Sequoia National Park
The Mineral King region of Sequoia National Park has two serene campgrounds, Atwell Mill Campground and Cold Springs Campground. RVs are not allowed at either of these tent-only campgrounds. Both campgrounds are open from late May through the end of October. Outside of holiday weekends, finding a campsite at these remote havens is hardly a challenge. All sites are first-come first-serve,... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: July 2, 2021
Giant Forest Museum Sequoia National Park
A visit to the front country of Sequoia National Park should include a stop at the Giant Forest Museum. Here you can learn a lot about Sequoiadendron Giganteum and ask the ranger stationed inside for advise on what to see during your visit to the park. The rustic building that houses the museum was built in 1928 on a design by architect Gilbert Stanley Underwood. Through great visual... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: March 26, 2017
Crescent Meadow Hike Sequoia Tharps Log Chimney Tree - For those traveling to the Giant Forest in Sequoia National Park, Crescent Meadow offers a gentle hike that is great for children and adults. The trail features a variety of scenery, a tree to climb inside, and another that was made into a house. The basic distance of the hike to see Tharp’s Log and the Chimney Tree is 1.6 miles, but that can be extended in several ways to see more of the area.
For those traveling to the Giant Forest in Sequoia National Park, Crescent Meadow offers a gentle hike that is great for children and adults. The trail features a variety of scenery, a tree to climb inside, and another that was made into a house. The basic distance of the hike to see Tharp's Log and the Chimney Tree is 1.6 miles, but that can be extended in several ways to see more of the... Read more.
OK! Add to trails I’ve hiked
OK! Add to trails I want to hike
Tagged with · Giant Forest · National Parks · Sequoia Groves
Distance: 1.6 miles · Elevation change: 150 feet
By: Published: Last updated: January 3, 2018
Congress Sequoia Trees Trail Sequoia National Park California General Sherman Tree Hike
Sequoia National Park is a wonderful place to scroll through groves of giant Sequoias. If a visit to General Sherman Trail (the world's largest) leaves you eager for more, take a stroll around Congress Loop and enjoy a bit more privacy among the massive trees. Congress Trail heads away from General Sherman to visits several other named trees. In addition to the House Cluster and Senate... Read more.
OK! Add to trails I’ve hiked
OK! Add to trails I want to hike
Tagged with · Giant Forest · National Parks · Sequoia Groves
Distance: 2 miles · Elevation change: 230 feet
By: Published: Last updated: January 3, 2018
General Sherman Tree Sequoia National Park hiking trail
The General Sherman Tree is the most giant giant sequoia in the world. It is the largest tree by volume, measuring 275 feet tall and 36.5 feet across at the base. General Sherman Tree is believed to be 2,200 years old and weigh 1,385 tons. But those are numbers – numbers that a brain familiar with standard-sized trees cannot process. The only way to appreciate the unfathomable, almost... Read more.
OK! Add to trails I’ve hiked
OK! Add to trails I want to hike
Tagged with · Giant Forest · National Parks · Nature Trails · Sequoia Groves
Distance: 1 mile · Elevation change: 200 feet
By: Published: Last updated: January 3, 2018

Tag!

You've come to a tag page, one of the blogiest ways to browse hikespeak.com.

Here are some more tags. The most common tags are the big ones at the top of the list. Have a look around. You may also find what you seek with the search feature on the Hike Finder Map.

Free TrailsNational ParksOcean ViewsCalifornia State ParksSummitsWaterfallsTent CampingCreeksLakesNature TrailsAngeles National ForestMalibuAdventure PassCascade RangeNew Zealand Department of ConservationDesert CanyonsOff TrailBeachesLos Padres National ForestWildflowersNew Zealand National ParksClosedMountains Recreation and Conservation AuthorityGriffith ParkSan Gabriel Mountains National MonumentBig SurWheelchair-FriendlyCampervan CampingRuinsSequoia GrovesLos OsosOregon State ParksPacific Crest TrailHydrothermalHollywoodCavesBackpackingMontaña de Oro State ParkTopanga State ParkYosemite ValleyRedwood GrovesAustralian National ParksSanta Ynez MountainsSanta Monica Mountains National Recreation AreaAltadenaIrish HillsTopangaBureau of Land ManagementTrail CampBorrego SpringsLone PineAgoura HillsPacific PalisadesLookout TowersMalibu Creek State ParkArchesBoulderingBackbone TrailMorrosLavaColumbia River Gorge National Scenic AreaTualatin MountainsDeschutes National ForestWest Hills of PortlandArthur's Pass VillageArthur's Pass National ParkMammoth LakesNevada State ParksWalk-in CampingBendGiant ForestGrand JunctionFruitaMinesTongariro National ParkRotoruaLa Cañada FlintridgeCleveland National ForestMorro BayAzusaTide PoolsGoletaOvertonJohn Muir TrailAccommodationsTasmania's 60 Great Short WalksCalabasasPasadenaArcadiaLava TubesIsland in the SkyZion CanyonHot SpringsTillamookLas VegasNorthwest PortlandMount CookForest ParkShasta-Trinity National ForestVolcanoesRainforestsPhillip IslandAoraki Mount Cook National ParkGrand Canyon of the YellowstoneSanta Lucia MountainsVerdugo MountainsGolden Trout WildernessGaviota State ParkSan Bernardino National ForestClaremontBoardwalksBadlandsVolcanoAdirondack MountainsButtesAnsel Adams WildernessTopatopa MountainsColes BayFreycinet PeninsulaOnondaga CountyGrant GroveSan Ysidro MountainsOakhurstAdirondack ParkNewbury ParkGeyser BasinsPetroglyphsGiant Sequoia National MonumentPalos Verdes PeninsulaGifford Pinchot National ForestSand DunesBrentwoodThousand OaksMorro Bay State ParkMorterosStairsOjaiSunriverTrabuco Ranger DistrictMemorialsOhakuneTasman PeninsulaFreycinet National ParkLighthousesWestern Divide Ranger DistrictJohn Muir WildernessWestridge-Canyonback Wilderness ParkSilver Moccasin TrailPoint Mugu State ParkSanta Ana MountainsWestern DivideSan Bernardino MountainsPaicinesOrange County ParksMount Hood National ForestMount HoodReservoir Canyon Natural ReserveNelder GroveStevensonWashington State ParksLava Butte Lava FlowThree Capes Scenic RouteSouthwest PortlandSistersCastle Crags State ParkMount ShastaWhakapapa VillageNewberry National Volcanic MonumentHobartCratersOasesPfeiffer Big Sur State ParkWater SlidesNatural BridgesHumboldt Redwoods State ParkDomesContinental DivideTopanga CanyonTarzanaLeo Carrillo State ParkWill Rogers State ParkLabrador Hollow Unique AreaBlack HillsTullySwimming HolesMount William National ParkTasman National ParkWaiotapuObservatoriesBinghamton University Nature PreserveVestalGlacier LakesNew York State ForestsTanksCamp ShermanDeschutes RiverKlamath MountainsLos Robles Open SpaceSilver Falls State ParkSublimityBeacon Rock State ParkWawonaHawaii State ParksGovernment CampCalifornia Coastal TrailHutsPalomar Ranger DistrictCortland CountySan Jacinto Ranger DistrictBurbankCliff JumpingMoabAvila BeachWind CavesPicnic AreaGoing-to-the-Sun RoadYellowstone RiverWildlife ViewingPearblossomRancho Palos VerdesTemescal Gateway ParkJulia Pfeiffer Burns State ParkMontecitoIdyllwildSpringvilleSan Jacinto MountainsCambriaSouth Coast WildernessCedar GroveSan Vicente Mountain ParkNewhallSilver Peak WildernessJulianLaguna BeachMurrietaNicholas Flat Natural PreserveCarpinteriaSnowshoeingPlacerita Canyon Natural AreaPlacerita Canyon State ParkCrystal Cove State ParkBeverly HillsSanta Susana MountainsBishop Peak Natural ReserveRedwood Mountain GroveNew York State ParksSimi HillsConejo ValleyElephant SealsWhananaki NorthSan Mateo Canyon WildernessHume Lake Ranger DistrictLake ElsinoreEmma Wood State BeachBlue Mountain LakeCatalina IslandCal PolyTaurangaRichardson Grove Redwoods State ParkColumbia River GorgeWenatche National ForestCinder ConesCrestlineGlendaleSan PedroTujungaSun ValleyCrescent CityBike TrailAvila ValleySheep Mountain WildernessSierra Pelona MountainsWilsons Promontory National ParkBritzCampervan RentalSouthern AlpsMount Thomas Forest Conservation AreaOkukuMacleay ParkHood RiverWillamette National ForestSherman OaksRocky MountainsFish HatcheryWoodland HillsGlaciersPepperwoodTwentynine PalmsLyleDeschutes River State Recreation AreaWascoPuakoWaipio ValleyHiloTree MoldsSouth Lake TahoeCampervan ReviewSanta PaulaPortlandTryon Creek State Natural AreaWaimangu Volcanic ValleyMount Field National ParkCusterLimekiln State ParkAndrew Molera State ParkLauncestonWellington ParkBlowholesSaltwater RiverEaglehawk NeckLodgeTaupoMount WellingtonCastle Crags WildernessSanta MargaritaSummit Valley Edmund D. Edelman ParkSummit ValleyRangitikeiTe AwamutuMarvin Braude Mulholland Gateway ParkArroyo GrandeOkere FallsOkere Falls Scenic ReservePictographsSoutheast PortlandPowell Butte Nature ParkPetrified LogsOak ParkKura Tawhiti / Castle Hill Conservation AreaCastle HillSanta Lucia WildernessMalibu Lagoon State BeachPilot Butte State ParkMount Lowe RailwayAwbrey ButteCape Meares State Scenic ViewpointShevlin ParkTumalo CreekMarquam Nature ParkCape Lookout State ParkCape Meares State ParkAtascaderoCape Kiwanda Natural AreaPacific CityEcola State ParkCannon BeachGPS NavigatorsArchie Briggs Natural AreaSOS BeaconsEugeneCrazy Horse MemorialB&BBackpackers LodgeGuy W. Talbot State ParkMosierMission Trails Regional ParkTurangiSanteeConcretionsMangawekaHuntervilleMotor LodgeSatellite CommunicatorsHobbitonMatamataMuruparaFiscalini Ranch PreserveWhitewater RaftingTop 10 Holiday ParkPapamoaAerial GreenwayManhattanHigh LineMount MaunganuiBoat CruiseLord of the RingsMojave Trails National MonumentMcKenzie BridgeArroyo Sequit ParkPalouse Falls State ParkOregon CityWillamette RiverHappey ValleyCamassia Natural AreaWest LinnThe Nature ConservancyLincoln CityDepoe BaySiletz Bay National Wildlife RefugeFishpondsKonaLas Virgines View ParkKohala Forest ReservelosedPu‘uhonua O Hōnaunau National Historical ParkHonaunauLongridge ParkDunsmuirGlenbrookCarson CityWelchesRhododendronOceansideNative American HeritageHonomuShasta LakeLaCrosseKlamath National ForestOceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation AreaNipomoEldorado State ParkColorado State ParksBoulderAdirondack High PeaksLake PlacidCascade LocksSkyforestLake ArrowheadArboretumsSeasideKlamathBeavertonUpper Ojai ValleyCorbettGeorge Himes Nature ParkWhite SalmonCamasLacamas Lake Regional ParkClatskanieSan Rafael HillsWeedMontagueTualatin Hills Nature ParkYucca ValleyBeaver Lake Nature CenterCataract Gorge ReserveFort BraggOrickWeottMyers FlatGarbervillePortervilleMaricopaPismo BeachAmboyCalaveras Big Trees State ParkCanoe & KayakSimi ValleyJennerCarbon Canyon Regional ParkSan BernardinoLas CrucesCarpinteria Bluffs Nature PreserveSonoraCarpinteria Salt Marsh Nature ParkCross Country SkiingBig Bear LakeAmboy Crater National Natural LandmarkLaguna Coast Wilderness ParkHuntington BeachCentral ParkBreaHearst San Simeon State ParkDuarteArcoSespe WildernessCarpinteria Seal SanctuaryApp ReviewLake Tikitapu Scenic ReserveSalt Point State ParkMacKerricher State ParkPrairie Creek Redwoods State ParkJedediah Smith Redwoods State ParkCulver CityVentura RiverCucamonga WildernessPalos Verdes EstatesBaldwin Hills Scenic Overlook State ParkKenneth Hahn State Recreation AreaLake MichiganTuna Canyon ParkStroller-FriendlyDevils TowerCooke CityBisonStudio CityHollywood HillsCastaicSanta ClaritaEl Chorro Regional ParkBerriedaleGetty View ParkPeters Canyon Regional ParkWhitewater PreserveOnondaga County ParkBaldwinsvilleClark Reservation State ParkJamesvilleVasquez Rocks Natural Area ParkAgua DulceFallbrookMonserate Mountain PreserveSan SimeonTauwhara BayDocent-led HikesOtamure Recreation ReserveHokianga HarbourFallbrook Land ConservancyKoalasCape Woolamai State Faunal ReserveLiffeyLiffey Falls State ReserveGreat Western TiersSaint Columba Falls State ReservePyenganaDouglas-Apsley National ParkBechinoOtamure BayBel AirPlaya VistaSantiago Oaks Regional ParkOrangeWarner SpringsPalomar MountainsPrimitive CampingRefugio State BeachMonroviaMonrovia Canyon ParkSanta Clarita Woodlands ParkCayucosHarmony Headlands State ParkKings CanyonAnaheimBanningMount San Jacinto State ParkFayettevilleGreen Lakes State ParkSanta Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National MonumentNewport BeachNewport BayUpper Newport Bay Nature PreserveWest HillsFreeride TrailsEl Capitán State BeachWeir Canyon Wilderness ParkSan Jacinto WildernessBass Lake