The biggest grove of giant sequoias in Yosemite National Park, Mariposa Grove is home to two of the biggest sequoias in the world. The Grizzly Giant is thought to be 1,800 years old. Your best is to hike to the grove, which also features the California Tunnel Tree that you can walk through. You can park at the entrance to the grove, or take a one-hour tram tour that operates seasonally. Visit the National Park Service's website for updates on temporary closures that periodically occur. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Mariposa Grove and many more Yosemite National Park attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Yosemite National Park journey builder.
Mariposa Grove Reviews
Since they have renovated and upgraded the area it's quite a place to visit! I visited in June and the grove is located 1hr south of Yosemite valley on hwy 41. After parking in a fairly large lot... more »
The recent work in the Mariposa Grove adds greatly to its character as a shared space with the first peoples (American Indians) who populated this area for centuries before progress drove them out... more »
It was good but having been through the Giant Redwoods earlier in our trip I thought this overall walk was just 'ok'. Certainly not a dense grove of specimens. Saying that, I thought the second half of the Grizzly loop was better being comparatively quiet with several nice trees.
Wow. The trees are stunningly large. What a beautiful place! Definitely something that needs to be experienced in person.
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