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. Work out when and for how long to visit Mariposa Grove and other Yosemite National Park attractions using our handy Yosemite National Park journey builder.
Mariposa Grove reviews
Perhaps not the best of times but we had a great experience. The hike 1.9 miles up the well worn trail through the woods, or the paved highway is necessary at this time to arrive at the entrance to... 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.
Plan your trip to Yosemite National Park
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Yosemite National Park
Nature in Yosemite National Park
Trails in Yosemite National Park
Hidden gems in Yosemite National Park
Side trips from Yosemite National Park
Nearby attractions in Yosemite National Park
Trips to Mariposa Grove by other users
10 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Yellowstone National Park San Francisco Yosemite National Park 36 days in United States BY A USER FROM SURINAME New York City Grand Canyon National Park Yosemite National Park 11 days in California BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Los Angeles Beverly Hills San Francisco 21 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA New York City Washington DC Yellowstone National Park 9 days in California BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Anaheim San Francisco Yosemite National Park 16 days in California BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM Los Angeles San Diego Yosemite National Park