Mariposa Grove, Yosemite National Park

4.7
#1 of 29 in Outdoors in Yosemite National Park
Must see · Hiking Trail · Park
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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  • Nice place to visit but I would take the shuttle and not do the hike. The hike is easy but time consuming.  more »
  • The newly redone pathway through the Mariposa grove of giant Sequoias offers a great view of these beautiful and ancient trees for the whole family. The path is easy to travel and because you are...  more »
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  • 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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