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Mariposa Grove, Yosemite National Park

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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.
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  • Even in the rain this is such a nice walk through the huge trees and wonderful countryside. So easy to get to the trail, and then follow the beaten path to the Fallen Monarch, the Bachelor and 3... 
    Even in the rain this is such a nice walk through the huge trees and wonderful countryside. So easy to get to the trail, and then follow the beaten path to the Fallen Monarch, the Bachelor and 3...  more »
  • If you haven’t seen sequoias before it is about 30 miles from the west entry of El Portal side. There is a shuttle that runs during the summer. During the winter it is about an extra 4 mile round... 
    If you haven’t seen sequoias before it is about 30 miles from the west entry of El Portal side. There is a shuttle that runs during the summer. During the winter it is about an extra 4 mile round...  more »
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  • Easily accessible giant sequoia trees near the southern entrance of Yosemite valley. Plenty of beautiful trees and easy hiking trails. There are two main parking areas one near the highway and the other one just next to the giant trees.
  • Picked a perfect day to go ... ended up hiking the Mariposa Grove trail. It was an amazing adventure and the view at the top was worth the long hike.

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